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European Bank for Reconstruction & Development   

Site: United Kingdom, England, London
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Sector: Banking

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development was founded in 1991 when communism was crumbling in Europe and ex-Soviet countries needed support to nurture a new private sector and democracy. Today we invest to help build market economies from central Europe to central Asia and the southern and eastern Mediterranean. We are now the largest single investor in our region. Owned by 69 countries and two intergovernmental institutions, we provide project financing for banks, industries and businesses. We also work with publicly owned companies to support privatisation, restructure state-owned firms and improve municipal services. Wherever we are active, we promote policies that bolster the business climate.

 

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European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Analyst, Credit Risk Officer

United Kingdom, England , London

About UsThe European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is a leading international financial institution that promotes sustainable development in emerging markets. As part of our commitment to responsible lending practices, we are seeking a dynamic individual to join our Country and FI Credit Risk Management Team. Purpose of JobAs an Analyst, Credit Risk Officer, you will play a crucial role in analysing and appraising risks associated with EBRD's portfolio of financial institution (FI) debt transactions. Your responsibilities will include assessing creditworthiness, providing transaction structuring advice, and formulating risk mitigation measures. Additionally, you will contribute to portfolio reviews, identify trends, and support strategic decision-making. Key ResponsibilitiesAssess the creditworthiness of current and prospective clients, articulating rating recommendations and relevant risk mitigants.Assist in managing data for credit scorecards, risk analysis, and portfolio reviews, ensuring data integrity and accuracy.Analyse key risks of proposed transactions and advise on risk mitigation measures.Ensure compliance with internal guidelines and regulatory requirements.Own and manage risk data within your area of responsibility, including data maintenance and analysis.Collaborate with stakeholders across departments to ensure effective risk management.Participate in various risk management initiatives and contribute to a culture of credit risk awareness. RequirementsStrong analytical and quantitative skills with a background in financial accounting, macroeconomics, or corporate finance.Experience in data management or a strong willingness to learn data management principles.Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in analysis.Outstanding interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.Knowledge of and interest in emerging markets, including EBRD's Countries of Operation.Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and diverse stakeholders. BehavioursAbility to formulate comprehensive recommendations under time pressure.Collaborative mindset with strong interpersonal skills.Effective communication across different groups and departments.Commitment to sharing technical knowledge and continuous learning.Solution-oriented approach to challenges, fostering a collaborative working environment. Join UsIf you are a motivated individual with a passion for credit risk management and a data-driven mindset, we invite you to apply for the Analyst, Credit Risk Officer position at EBRD. Help us shape the future of sustainable development in emerging markets. What is it like to work at the EBRD? Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in.  The EBRD environment provides you with:Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do. Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time. Right to Work in the UK: Swiss nationals (and all other non-UK employees) can work in the UK without a Visa - working at the EBRD gives all employees "exempt status". The Bank however encourages all non-UK employees to obtain an Exempt Vignette (EV) prior to relocating to the UK, as without an EV you may face more questions at Border Control and when required to show evidence of their exempt status when renting accommodation under the Right to Rent legislation. The application process may take 3 – 4 weeks approx. outside of the UK.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​  

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26/02/2024
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European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Principal, Agile Delivery Manager

United Kingdom, England , London
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Purpose of JobThe Principal, Agile Delivery Manager will co-ordinate and be responsible for leading a maximum of 6x agile teams in a Capability area to deliver value and quality in line with the required standards and practice.  This role is responsible for delivery but also is required to participate in the community of practice set by the AD, Agile Delivery Manager.    Accountabilities & ResponsibilitiesAlign to all aspects of delivery governance, including but not limited to stage gates, budgets, financial controls, steering group presentation, service design and service transition.Work closely with the Scrum team Product Owner(s) to build a clear roadmap for delivery, aligned to value.Day to day delivery management of the work required to deliver value incrementally and iterativelyFacilitate cross-functional groups to plan and deliver initiatives – identifying which methodology best fits the needs and style of the team.Make sure initiatives are appropriately resourced with the skills and expertise to meet their needs.Coordinate up to 3 initiatives (depending on size) at anyone time to ensure there is a clear pipeline of work to be delivered for each.Follow and deliver to the standards set by the Agile Delivery practice to ensureAll delivery risks and issues are captured, with appropriate mitigationDelivery teams have the resource needed and forecast to be effectiveReport progress status as per requirements by the PMO (Project governance)All project artefacts are completed to a high standard to meet all governance criteriaShine a light back on to the delivery teams by making all delivery metrics visibleWork with peer network and heads of practice to align to all department standardsIn guidance with the AD, Capability lead, determine the correct methodology to follow for successful delivery of value and outcomes.Work closely with project sponsors and key stakeholders to keep them informed and drive the correct outcomeFacilitate the preparation of business cases, when appropriateFollow and enhance agile delivery methodologies and help build understanding and capability across all teams.Responsible for contributing to the community of practice for Agile Delivery Managers Knowledge, Skills, Experience & QualificationsThe post holder should have significant experience in the following:Bachelor's or master's degree in an IT discipline or related field, or equivalent work experienceGood experience of managing, multi-team, agile development initiativesGood practitioner knowledge of Scrum, Kanban and lean methodologies coupled with a practical understanding of the principles of agile and the processes behind effective product delivery.Effective communicator; Adapt at conveying technical detail in a non-technical mannerGood experience of servant leadership; either from an Agile PM, Agile Delivery or Scrum mastering backgroundGood at building relationships within the project teamsResilient – with the ability to stay the course to deliver initiatives as per plan.A proven track record in delivering continuous value within agreed constraints. Expected to have delivered at least 2 agile programmes of £5M or moreExperience of managing dispersed teamsGood understanding of the procurement process including negotiation with third partiesExperience of 3rd party stakeholder managementAn understanding of commercial arrangements, such as preparation of Statements of WorkIn line with Facts and Scale, experience of end-to-end delivery of initiative owning all aspects of it including budget management, recruitment, scoping, planning, tracking and brining to closure. Previous experience in delivery of ERP solution in the financial sector is a distinct advantage. What is it like to work at the EBRD?Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in.  The EBRD environment provides you with:Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do. Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time. Right to Work in the UK: Swiss nationals (and all other non-UK employees) can work in the UK without a Visa - working at the EBRD gives all employees "exempt status". The Bank however encourages all non-UK employees to obtain an Exempt Vignette (EV) prior to relocating to the UK, as without an EV you may face more questions at Border Control and when required to show evidence of their exempt status when renting accommodation under the Right to Rent legislation. The application process may take 3 – 4 weeks approx. outside of the UK.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​  

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26/02/2024
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Associate, Workflow Automation SME

United Kingdom, England , London
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Purpose of JobThe Associate, Software Developer is responsible for design and implementation, support and maintenance of the Bank's applications and analytic tools, supporting Banking, Treasury, Risk, Finance, Corporate and other teams in the execution of their business processes.The role includes leading all aspects of the enhancement, maintenance and support of multiple business applications and associated initiatives which are based on enterprise development platforms and related frameworks, often involving collaboration with internal application owners and other members of staff to deliver changes using Agile principles, supporting complex and dynamic business requirements. The role involves applying both business and technical expertise to deliver customer focused support and development services, potentially in a DevOps pipeline with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), but also facilitating manual deployment for legacy applications where necessary.The individual will be expected to adhere to the core principles of the IT department, these include, but are not limited to - putting our users first; delivering technology that is useful, elegant and reliable;  knowledgeable and engaging about both technology and our business; reliable and effective in both provision and execution; innovative and inquisitive; integral to the success of the Bank Accountabilities & ResponsibilitiesDeliver working software in line with agreed quality and risk standardsMaintain expected service levels of the key applications you support and maintainTo adhere to, develop and enhance the working practices, standards, processes and practices in and out with your team.Contribute to and improve the community of practice that you belong toTo follow standard development working practices e.g.Participate in all the daily and weekly ceremonies in your teamTest driven development, Behaviour driven development, Test Automation, Secure by designWork with users from business teams and Product Owner, as appropriate, to understand user needs and develop appropriately innovative and practical solutions.Estimate and plan with your team colleagues, such as, Business Analyst (BA), Quality Assurer (QA), developers.Work closely with Architects, Business Analysts (BA), Quality Assurers (QA) and other developers to build or enhance systems.To liaise with members of the Infrastructure and Operations team, as necessary to ensure consistent implementation of features into a test and production environment, either via associated DevOps tooling, or manually as appropriate.Delivering operational delivery automation and continuous improvement in conjunction with DevOps suppliers and IT Operations.Adhere to and support audit, control and risk activities on behalf of the BankHelping your team to succeed at all times and continuously improveWorking in technologies beyond your core disciplines as required by strategic and project demandsMotivate self and others to continually reflect and adapt to improve quality and delivery cadenceMentor and develop other developers in your team whether staff, contract or third party.Participate in the technical development programme in order to ensure that system changes, patches, enhancements and developments are sound, support the Bank's operational priorities and are conducted according to the Bank's and IT's procedures.Provide production support coverage of business application responsible incidents as required.Helping others, by undertaking general tasks not related to your core discipline if required Knowledge, Skills, Experience & QualificationsEssentialExperience of delivering software in a formal system using source control management and controlled gates with relevant artefacts to support design, quality and support.Being persistent and resilientPossesses strong investigative and analytical qualitiesExperience delivering test automation or frameworksExcellent communicator in English - both written and verbal.A team player with a positive and constructive attitude towards work and colleagues.A diligent and conscientious approach to completing work on time and to an agreed, acceptable level of quality is requiredEducated to degree level or equivalent industry experience and it is desirable to have has an appropriate certification relating to the technical specialism that the role requires.  Treasury, Software Developer (Technical Analyst - Control-M & Workflow Automation Tools)Extensive knowledge of and experience in BMC Control-M batch orchestration tool.Comprehensive administration knowledge of Control-M 9 and related components on Redhat Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems including extensive use of application plug-ins, Managed File Transfer (MFTe) and Batch Impact Manager.Several years' experience with BMC Control-M day-to-day technical support.Strong project experience and knowledge of BMC Control-M set-up, configuration and associated processes.Knowledge of Secure Data Exchange Solutions like GlobalSCAPE an advantage.Good communication & documentation skills to coordinate with application teamsStrong all round IT application support skills and flexibility in terms of working hours as the role may require occasional out-of-hours workingSound knowledge and experience in financial services/banking technology.Please be advised internal applicants are only eligible to apply once the probation period in your current role has been passed.Please note that CCTs and applicants working directly for a Board office can only apply for jobs advertised via the external website. Right to Work in the UK: Swiss nationals (and all other non-UK employees) can work in the UK without a Visa - working at the EBRD gives all employees "exempt status". The Bank however encourages all non-UK employees to obtain an Exempt Vignette (EV) prior to relocating to the UK, as without an EV you may face more questions at Border Control and when required to show evidence of their exempt status when renting accommodation under the Right to Rent legislation. The application process may take 3 – 4 weeks approx. outside of the UK.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre. 

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22/02/2024
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Principal, Counsel

United Kingdom, England , London
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Purpose of JobThe Principal Counsel is primarily responsible for providing legal and policy advice and support on matters in his/her area of responsibility. Working closely with other staff across the Bank, The Principal Counsel assists in the development of policy and ensures that legal risks and issues relating to matters assigned to him/her team are identified, addressed and managed. Accountabilities & ResponsibilitiesProvides all necessary legal assistance to the team's client departments in connection with new and existing matters relevant to the work of the team, including: I. interpretation, application, drafting and development of the Bank's policies and legal framework - rules, policies and procedures, administrative manuals, internal communications and guidelines - and advice in respect of decisions/legally sound solutions under same;I.I. development and maintenance of template legal documentation/clauses to ensure adherence to best practice and applicable law;I.I.I. preparation, drafting and/or review of submissions/pleadings in proceedings before national courts, arbitration, the EBRD Administrative Review Committee (ARC) and the EBRD Administrative Tribunal (AT), and advise with respect to outcomes and settlements.Represents the Bank as advocate before the ARC and the AT, as applicable Drafts, reviews and negotiates agreements, commercial or otherwise, with external parties, including individuals, commercial companies and members and provide support re: disputes and claims arising under same Supports the team's input into the work of various management committees, including by briefings and the preparation of papers Undertakes research, examine legal precedents as well as case-law and prepare legal memos on issues relevant to the work of the team Drafts and negotiates legal documentation, whilst ensuring the highest standards of documentation, protection of EBRD's interests and compliance with EBRD's mandate, policies, and procedures.Engages, manages and supervises the work of external law firms, ensuring cost effective utilisation of legal services and appropriate balance of internal and external legal advice.Contributes to the knowledge management activities of OGC, including, as appropriate, through the preparation and dissemination of memoranda and policy briefs, the updating and development of relevant country law information or of resources in a specialised subject area, and participating in EBRD's on-going policy dialogue by providing legal advice/updates in relation to such countries or subject areas.Assists OGC Management on specific assignments.Participates in inter-departmental working groups and task forces in order to develop Bank policies or to deliver on the Bank's strategic initiatives.Participates in the supervision and mentoring of the work of Interns, Associates, Senior Associates and, if applicable, Counsel. Knowledge, Skills, Experience & QualificationsNormally not less than three to seven years relevant experience gained in an international environment, whether dealing with international law or trans-national legal issuesHave (i) a university law degree in a relevant field of law and (ii) a post-graduate law degree or relevant professional legal experiencePreferably, be admitted/qualified to practice law in at least one jurisdiction. Academic qualifications or professional experience in both civil and common law may be requiredVery good understanding of the specificities of an international organisation. Relevant professional experience in an international organisation would be an advantageA thorough understanding of the Bank's policies and operating procedures in the team's areaExcellent command of the English language, including excellent skills to draft and negotiate legal documents in English. Knowledge of another official language of the EBRD or of a language of any of the EBRD's countries of operations would be an advantageExcellent negotiation and project management skills as well as excellent interpersonal, communications (written, verbal and presentation) skills  What is it like to work at the EBRD?Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. The EBRD environment provides you with:Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time. Right to Work in the UK: Swiss nationals (and all other non-UK employees) can work in the UK without a Visa - working at the EBRD gives all employees "exempt status". The Bank however encourages all non-UK employees to obtain an Exempt Vignette (EV) prior to relocating to the UK, as without an EV you may face more questions at Border Control and when required to show evidence of their exempt status when renting accommodation under the Right to Rent legislation. The application process may take 3 – 4 weeks approx. outside of the UK.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.

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22/02/2024
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Associate, Payments & Messaging SME

United Kingdom, England , London
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Purpose of JobThe Associate, Software Developer is responsible for design and implementation, support and maintenance of the Bank's applications and analytic tools, supporting Banking, Treasury, Risk, Finance, Corporate and other teams in the execution of their business processes.The role includes leading all aspects of the enhancement, maintenance and support of multiple business applications and associated initiatives which are based on enterprise development platforms and related frameworks, often involving collaboration with internal application owners and other members of staff to deliver changes using Agile principles, supporting complex and dynamic business requirements. The role involves applying both business and technical expertise to deliver customer focused support and development services, potentially in a DevOps pipeline with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), but also facilitating manual deployment for legacy applications where necessary.The individual will be expected to adhere to the core principles of the IT department, these include, but are not limited to - putting our users first; delivering technology that is useful, elegant and reliable;  knowledgeable and engaging about both technology and our business; reliable and effective in both provision and execution; innovative and inquisitive; integral to the success of the Bank Accountabilities & ResponsibilitiesDeliver working software in line with agreed quality and risk standardsMaintain expected service levels of the key applications you support and maintainTo adhere to, develop and enhance the working practices, standards, processes and practices in and out with your team.Contribute to and improve the community of practice that you belong toTo follow standard development working practices e.g.Participate in all the daily and weekly ceremonies in your teamTest driven development, Behaviour driven development, Test Automation, Secure by designWork with users from business teams and Product Owner, as appropriate, to understand user needs and develop appropriately innovative and practical solutions.Estimate and plan with your team colleagues, such as, Business Analyst (BA), Quality Assurer (QA), developers.Work closely with Architects, Business Analysts (BA), Quality Assurers (QA) and other developers to build or enhance systems.To liaise with members of the Infrastructure and Operations team, as necessary to ensure consistent implementation of features into a test and production environment, either via associated DevOps tooling, or manually as appropriate.Delivering operational delivery automation and continuous improvement in conjunction with DevOps suppliers and IT Operations.Adhere to and support audit, control and risk activities on behalf of the BankHelping your team to succeed at all times and continuously improveWorking in technologies beyond your core disciplines as required by strategic and project demandsMotivate self and others to continually reflect and adapt to improve quality and delivery cadenceMentor and develop other developers in your team whether staff, contract or third party.Participate in the technical development programme in order to ensure that system changes, patches, enhancements and developments are sound, support the Bank's operational priorities and are conducted according to the Bank's and IT's procedures.Provide production support coverage of business application responsible incidents as required.Helping others, by undertaking general tasks not related to your core discipline if required Knowledge, Skills, Experience & QualificationsEssentialExperience of delivering software in a formal system using source control management and controlled gates with relevant artefacts to support design, quality and support.Being persistent and resilientPossesses strong investigative and analytical qualitiesExperience delivering test automation or frameworksExcellent communicator in English - both written and verbal.A team player with a positive and constructive attitude towards work and colleagues.A diligent and conscientious approach to completing work on time and to an agreed, acceptable level of quality is requiredEducated to degree level or equivalent industry experience and it is desirable to have has an appropriate certification relating to the technical specialism that the role requires. Treasury, Software Developer (Technical Analyst - Payments and Messaging Systems)Extensive knowledge of and experience in products related to Payments - SWIFT, Access Pay, BACS or similar such as ACH, CHAPS, Faster Payments, SEPA, TARGET2, SIC, FTR, PSStrong all round IT application support skills and flexibility in terms of working hours as the role may require occasional out-of-hours software maintenanceKnowledge of batch orchestration tools such as BMC Control-M an advantage.Experience working with Finastra treasury products Summit and Fusion Risk would be beneficial.Good communication & documentation skills to coordinate with business and technology stakeholdersAbility to actively engage in the research and development of payments' capabilities & technology stackSound knowledge and experience in financial services/banking technology. What is it like to work at the EBRD?Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. The EBRD environment provides you with:Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time. Right to Work in the UK: Swiss nationals (and all other non-UK employees) can work in the UK without a Visa - working at the EBRD gives all employees "exempt status". The Bank however encourages all non-UK employees to obtain an Exempt Vignette (EV) prior to relocating to the UK, as without an EV you may face more questions at Border Control and when required to show evidence of their exempt status when renting accommodation under the Right to Rent legislation. The application process may take 3 – 4 weeks approx. outside of the UK.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre. 

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22/02/2024
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Executive Assistant

United Kingdom, England , London
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Purpose of the JobThe Executive Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support to the Team Director and Associate Directors. The role is responsible for the smooth running of the Director's's business activities including extensive travel planning, diary management and a variety of ad-hoc tasks. Accountabilities and Responsibilities Dependant on Team/role may also include some or all of the followingConduct all secretarial and administrative duties for Director/Manager to enable smooth running of the office: diary management, email management, call screening, meeting/room bookings, taking minutes, dealing with all correspondences etc.Arrange all elements of travel according to EBRD policy including arranging visas, accommodation, ordering currency and preparing itineraries as well as claiming expenses.   Organise Departmental events: e.g. Team Meetings (including taking minutes), Conferences, Presentations, Seminars, Team Retreats and Team Off-sites, etc.Prepare team-related documents such as PowerPoint presentations, business correspondence, factsheets, briefing notes, reports etc. ensuring all deadlines are metMaintain comprehensive filing in various hard copy and electronic systems and archiving for Managers'/team to ensure instant retrieval of documents.Check travel expense reports and other expenditures for the relevant cost centre(s) to ensure adherence to the Bank's policy.May support budget officer and/or conduct budget officer duties with routine budgetary functions for the Team / Department (Purchase Orders, checking re-charge, departmental accruals and various housekeeping reports) to ensure costs are as pre-approved and deliver reports as requestedAct as Departmental co-ordinator, IT co-ordinator, HR co-ordinator, Stationery co-ordinator, including tasks such as updating departmental intranet page ensuring that all information is correct at all times; maintaining Team shared calendar, Weekly Whereabouts & Contact Database; maintaining SAP HR records etc. Compilation, management and updating of annual travel forecast for the members of the teamAssist the Team Portfolio including tasks such as regularly updating DTMs, informing the Team of signing dates, sending PMM/XNR reminders, creating new projects in the system and updating the Director weekly on pipeline.Assist in the recruitment, interview process, training and management of secretarial staff, including monitoring workload, setting their objectives to maintain an effective workplace capable of meeting its demands; may act as a secondary reviewer on secretaries' performance appraisal; and ensuring team cover at all times.Coordinate team submissions acting as quality control & ensuring all deadlines are met.Conduct ad-hoc or specific tasks assigned by Line Manager which may be related amongst others to pipeline or reporting.Directly accountable for the engagement and effective overall management of the Team including recruitment, compensation, performance management, coaching and development. Where matrix reporting is in place, work jointly with the country counterpart when setting objectives and completing performance appraisals for relevant staff.Champion and role model the Bank's Behavioural Competencies and Corporate Behaviours, ensuring adherence within the team(s) so that the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct are exhibited at all times. Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications Academic QualificationsSecondary/High School Education  Relevant secretarial or business qualification an advantageFluent English, with excellent written and oral communication skillsKnowledge of another language (e.g. Russian, German, French, or Arabic) both written and spoken would be usefulExperience/KnowledgeSecretarial/administrative experience essential.Good organisational skills including excellent attention to detail, an eye for accuracy, proactive, conscientious, reliable with a professional, helpful and flexible attitude to work.Good communications and interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy, strong team player, with the ability to work highly efficiently and with a positive attitude.Willing to work overtime as and when required, sometimes at short notice.Ability to multi-task involving a wide range of bank-wide and external contacts while remaining calm and professional.Ability to exercise judgment and deal discretely with confidential/sensitive information and data.Technical SkillsComputer literate: Windows XP: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPointAdvanced skills in proof-reading and document checkingKnowledge of SAP desirable but not essential.At least 55 wpm typing What is it like to work at the EBRD?Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. The EBRD environment provides you with:Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time. Right to Work in the UK: Swiss nationals (and all other non-UK employees) can work in the UK without a Visa - working at the EBRD gives all employees "exempt status". The Bank however encourages all non-UK employees to obtain an Exempt Vignette (EV) prior to relocating to the UK, as without an EV you may face more questions at Border Control and when required to show evidence of their exempt status when renting accommodation under the Right to Rent legislation. The application process may take 3 – 4 weeks approx. outside of the UK.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. 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21/02/2024
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Analyst, Results & Knowledge Management, Impact

United Kingdom, England , London
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Purpose of Job The Analyst for Results & Knowledge Management is part of the Impact department and plays a role in implementing the Bank's mandate to promote transition in the EBRD's countries of operations (COOs). Working in close cooperation with colleagues in Impact, VP3 and beyond, the post holder supports all aspects related to the implementation of products for improved internal and external reporting of transition impact of EBRD activities. Analyst also assists in tasks related to development of robust results management systems and processes, including implementation of theory of change approach, metrics for measuring impact of EBRD activities, and development of impact-related knowledge.  In coordination with the sector teams and other cross-cutting units in the Impact department, the post holder assists in running an integrated system of ex-ante assessment, monitoring, self-evaluation and knowledge management to maximise the impact of the Bank's activities and ensure a compelling and credible communication of that impact.  Accountabilities & ResponsibilitiesAssisting in development and implementation of all aspects related to a new external impact report for the EBRD, under the supervision of the Associate Director, RKM and senior colleagues;Providing data analysis in supporting development of metrics for measuring and reporting on transition impact of the Bank's activities, including compilation and maintenance of relevant datasets;Supporting development and implementation of improved system for assessing and measuring transition impact, including theory of change approach on project, country, thematic and corporate levels;Assisting in providing economic and analytical input into methodological work and strategic documents in the fields of impact measurement;Assisting with development of knowledge management products and liaison with DFIs and other partners;Ad-hoc assignments and tasks, including  background research, drafting of briefings, presentations, and short impact related analyses.Knowledge, Skills, Experience & QualificationsA Master's degree in economics or a related filed from a leading university (relevant work experience and a strong Bachelor's degree may be considered in exceptional cases);Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;Prior experience in data analysis, results measurement and/or communication of results/impact gained through full-time employment in a relevant government institution, consultancy, think tank, international organisation or academia;Proven and strong analytical and quantitative skills, including knowledge of Excel. Experience with other database/analytical software and information providers (e.g. Bloomberg, World Bank WDI, etc) would be an advantage;Familiarity with the EBRD region of operations and work or study experience in the region is an advantage;Knowledge of one or more languages of the region is an advantage. What is it like to work at the EBRD?Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. The EBRD environment provides you with:Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time. Right to Work in the UK: Swiss nationals (and all other non-UK employees) can work in the UK without a Visa - working at the EBRD gives all employees "exempt status". The Bank however encourages all non-UK employees to obtain an Exempt Vignette (EV) prior to relocating to the UK, as without an EV you may face more questions at Border Control and when required to show evidence of their exempt status when renting accommodation under the Right to Rent legislation. The application process may take 3 – 4 weeks approx. outside of the UK.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. 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21/02/2024
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Assistant

United Kingdom, England , London
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Purpose of JobThe Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support to allocated managers.  The role is responsible for the smooth running of the managers' business activities including travel planning and expenses, diary and Ops Com/Board submissions.The Assistant provides secretarial and administrative support to team managers and works with other support staff in the team as and when required. The role also encompasses the responsibility of supporting & guiding other secretaries when new to their role and covering secretarial absence. This role will entail dealing with colleagues in the Resident Offices as well as in the Headquarters which in turn also includes various departments. Accountabilities and ResponsibilitiesMaking hotel/travel arrangements, itineraries and arranging visas, renewing passports as required to ensure travel arrangements run smoothly.Processing consultancy contracts/ legal documentation and liaising with consultants, and outside lawyers as directed by manager.Provide cover during other Assistants' absences and provide handover notes to ensure a smooth transition.Handling Managers' expense claims relating to travel, hospitality, following up on reimbursement and monitoring corporate card bills to ensure all costs are recovered in a timely manner.OpsCom and Board submission for the Operation Leaders. Ensuring quality management and control; proof-reading and checking documents as and when required.Screening Managers' and colleagues' telephone calls; responding to and dealing with external queries; passing on calls to other members of the department as appropriate to ensure appropriate action are taken for any calls.Maintain comprehensive filing in various hard copy and electronic systems and archiving for Managers'/team to ensure instant retrieval of documents.Managing diaries, arranging internal and external meetings and conference calls, receiving visitors ensuring that each meeting is seamlessly executed.Correspondence, obtaining the appropriate sign off on documents and coordinating PSD, Mandate Letter when required ensuring that they are signed or coordinated in a timely manner.Events, organising signing events on behalf of Operations Leader at the Headquarters ensuring that any event is well organised and that any issues arising are resolved in a timely way.Depending on the individual team they may be responsible for dealing with reports, logging, ensuring all entries are correct and that all personal items are paid by the individualDepending on the individual team, coordinating moves and changes with HR, IT and Facilities or/and own department coordinator to ensure a smooth on boarding for new starters.Conduct ad-hoc or specific tasks assigned by Line Manager which may be related amongst others to pipeline or reporting. Knowledge, Skills, Eperience & QualificationsAcademic QualificationsSecondary/High School EducationFluent English, with excellent written and oral communication skillsKnowledge of another language (e.g. Russian, German, French, or Arabic) both written and spoken would be usefulExperience/KnowledgeSecretarial and administrative experience essentialGood organisational skills, proactive and flexible attitude to work essential.Ability to prioritise own work and to work on own initiative.Good communications skills, including pleasant and efficient telephone mannerAttention to detail and eye for accuracyAbility to cope well under pressureAbility to build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues in a multicultural environmentConscientious, reliable and flexible with a professional and helpful attitude.Strong team player, with the ability to work highly efficiently and cheerfully and to handle simultaneous assignments involving a wide range of bank-wide contacts.Willing to work overtime as and when required, sometimes at short notice.Ability to multi-task while remaining calm and professional and a capacity for hard work.Excellent interpersonal manner, including tact and diplomacy.Ability to exercise judgment on and deal discretely with confidential/sensitive information and data.Ability to take on responsibility.Knowledge of SAP is an advantageExcellent time-keeper.Technical SkillsComputer literate: Windows XP: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPointKnowledge of SAP desirable but not essentialAt least 55 wpm typing  What is it like to work at the EBRD?Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. The EBRD environment provides you with:Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time. Right to Work in the UK: Swiss nationals (and all other non-UK employees) can work in the UK without a Visa - working at the EBRD gives all employees "exempt status". The Bank however encourages all non-UK employees to obtain an Exempt Vignette (EV) prior to relocating to the UK, as without an EV you may face more questions at Border Control and when required to show evidence of their exempt status when renting accommodation under the Right to Rent legislation. The application process may take 3 – 4 weeks approx. outside of the UK.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. 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21/02/2024
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Analyst Infra EMEA

United Kingdom, England , London
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Purpose of JobThe Infra Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Team, Sustainable Infrastructure Group (SIG), supports investments and policy dialogue in the municipal and transport sectors across the EMEA regions and works with both public and private sector clients. In the public sector, it extends sovereign and sub-sovereign loans to support the development of sustainable infrastructure in the municipal and transport sectors.An Analyst is sought to work in the Infra EMEA team in London to provide support to the project preparation and implementation process under direct and continuous supervision from Operation Leaders. The Analyst contributes to all phases of the project cycle, including project origination, structuring, execution, implementation and monitoring. The Analyst will take responsibility for the tasks assigned to him/her by the Operation Leaders, more senior members of the project team or more senior bankers, which may include undertaking comprehensive due diligence, including financial, market, integrity and EBRD policy compliance, as well as effective post-signing implementation and monitoring. The Analyst carries out these tasks as part of a project team under the guidance of the Operation Leaders or under the supervision/guidance of more senior bankers. Accountabilities & ResponsibilitiesUnder the guidance of the operation leader or a more senior banker:Structuring and ExecutionWork as a project team member on transactions, contributing to all aspects of project structuring and execution, including working with client counterparts, consultants and other parties to progress the project;Be the primary driver of the scope and quality of project due diligence, including financial, market, integrity and EBRD policy compliance;Prepare internal project documentation, including approval project memoranda, financial models, draft term sheets,  presentations, etc. as and when required;Take responsibility, as TC operation leader, to design and process technical co-operation assistance, ensuring that TC processing and approval fits with the approval schedule of any related investment project or the related policy dialogue initiative;Ensure that all tasks within his/her are completed within the specified time frames to a high standard and in line with the policies, procedures and objectives of the Bank. Portfolio Monitoring, Value Creation and ReportingAs requested by the Operation Leaders or a Portfolio Manager, undertake assigned tasks relating to the implementation and monitoring of projects to which the Analyst is assigned as part of the project team, including compliance with project agreements and Bank procedures related to disbursement, monitoring of progress of the project and financial performance of the client, assessing evolving risk factors and monitoring and assessing covenant compliance as set in the respective project's legal documentation;As requested by the Operation Leaders or more senior members of the project team, prepare timely and comprehensive draft monitoring reports and include recommendations for corrective actions where required and ensure these corrective actions and recommendations are brought to the attention of more senior team members; The Analyst will be expected to act proactively and to display a solution oriented approach;As may be requested by, and under the supervision of, an Operation Leader, assist with the effective implementation and monitoring of consultancy TC assignments associated with the respective projects including communication with clients who will benefit of such an assistance , monitoring of grant and TC funds usage, preparation and filing of relevant TC progress reports and completion reports to support the  Operation Leaders to meet donor reporting requirements and operational objectives. Business DevelopmentAssist, as required, with marketing and business development efforts. The responsibilities of the Analyst are designed to allow the Analyst to progressively undertake more complex tasks and build the scope of responsibilities based on acquired experience and expertise.  Qualifications & Skills / Experience & KnowledgeBachelor's degree. Master's degree preferred or equivalent experience in the areas of expertise.Professional qualification such as ACA, CFA, ACCA, or CIMA desirable.Strong quantitative/numerical skills are critical with the ability to interpret financial information and to design and use financial models.Credit analysis skills, with the ability to interpret accounts, understanding local and international accounting principles and practice of credit analysis.Computer literacy, conversant with Microsoft Office and spread sheet packages including financial analysis and modelling modules.Excellent understanding of relevant systems and processes.Ability to work effectively and flexibly as a team member and to deadlines and under time pressure.Ability to work well as part of a multi-national team.Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.Good command over a language of a country of operation of the Bank is an advantage.Relevant financial industry experience in the infrastructure sector from an investment or commercial bank, private equity firm, asset management firm, or consulting firm operating to international standards.Exposure to European infrastructure sector would be an advantage.Strong interest and self-motivation to learn and assist in developing ESG-focused project opportunities (e.g. green/sustainability-linked finance) will be a plus.  What is it like to work at the EBRD?Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. The EBRD environment provides you with:Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do. Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time. Right to Work in the UK: Swiss nationals (and all other non-UK employees) can work in the UK without a Visa - working at the EBRD gives all employees "exempt status". The Bank however encourages all non-UK employees to obtain an Exempt Vignette (EV) prior to relocating to the UK, as without an EV you may face more questions at Border Control and when required to show evidence of their exempt status when renting accommodation under the Right to Rent legislation. The application process may take 3 – 4 weeks approx. outside of the UK.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. 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20/02/2024
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Associate Banker, Programme Coordinator

Macedonia, Sopište , Skopje

Purpose of JobThe Associate Banker, Programme Coordinator (PC) contributes to all phases of the project cycle, including project origination, structuring, execution, implementation and monitoring. The Associate Banker, Programme Coordinator will take responsibility for those tasks assigned to them by the operation leader, which may include undertaking comprehensive due diligence, including financial, market, integrity and EBRD policy compliance, as well as effective post-signing implementation and monitoring including coordinating delivery of donor funded components and management of all stakeholders involved in the broader implementation of the project(s). The job holder carries out these tasks as part of a project team under the guidance of an operation leader or under the supervision/guidance of more senior bankers or the team Director. The Associate Banker, Programme Coordinator (PC) will support and lead the overall delivery of the programme financed by SECO by liaising with relevant implementation partners, coordinating activities between the different consultants and beneficiaries under the close cooperation of the Operation Leader (OL). If necessary, the Programme Coordinator will also be able to flag implementation issues through refined harmonization with the OL to be addressed. In addition, the Programme Coordinator will have a key role in ensuring Project's benchmarks, outcomes and impacts are achieved by supporting implementation, monitoring consultant and unlock potential bottlenecks. As an EBRD staff, the PC will be embedded in the Sustainable Infrastructure Group (SIG) with corresponding line management. This is to accommodate the PC's access to all EBRD systems, resources and support units. In addition, this accommodates existing organisation structure and established roles, ensuring efficient and effective managing. The Matrix manager, which is the OL of the investment project and based in Skopje will be the main counterpart for the PC in relation to subject matters and relationship with clients and other local stakeholders. Both, the line manager and matrix manager will be able to assign tasks in relation to the Project to the PC, are responsible for job training and familiarisation with the Project and will support in addressing implementation challenges. The PC will also support overall monitoring of the SECO funded Project components and help to synchronise various works streams with regional stakeholders and Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning in close collaboration with Skopje Residents Office (RO) implementation team working on the project. Due to the low capacity in the region, it is expected that the PC will closely work with the selected Consultancy team(s) and contractor(s) which will deliver the SECO funded activities. In addition, the PC will monitor risks which will impact the delivery of the technical cooperation (TC) and investment project under the guidance of the Bank OL and work actively on mitigation actions if needed. The PC will work closely with bankers, procurement & Implementation advisers and sector experts, involved in the implementation to support effective preparation, implementation, reporting and monitoring donor-funded technical cooperation (TC) and capita SECO funded grant activity, as well as other project implementation-related tasks.Given that the Project include post-signing TCs and capital grants, the implementation of these are closely linked with loan implementation and monitoring. In recognition of this close connection, the PC will also support implementation and monitoring of CAPEX investment. The PC will ensure that the Project is prepared, implemented, and monitored in line with the Bank's mandate, donor requirements and meet relevant indicators. Subject to the Project's progress of the PC may be assigned other task in relation to the Project to support overall delivery. Activities concerning the SWM Project should be always prioritised, before other (potential) SECO funded projects and other EBRD tasks. Accountabilities & ResponsibilitiesWork as a project team member on transactions, contributing to all aspects of project structuring and execution, including working with client counterparts, consultants and other parties to progress the project.Be the primary driver of the scope and quality of project due diligence, including financial, market, integrity and EBRD policy compliance.Prepare internal project documentation, including approval project memoranda, financial models, draft term sheets, presentations, etc. as and when required.Take responsibility, as TC operation leader, to design and process technical co-operation assistance, ensuring that TC processing and approval fits with the approval schedule of any related investment project or the related policy dialogue initiative.Ensure that all tasks are completed within the specified time frames to a high standard and in line with the policies, procedures, and objectives of the BankTake responsibility for the implementation and monitoring of all projects to which the Associate Banker is assigned, including: compliance with project agreements and Bank procedures related to disbursement; monitoring of progress of the project implementation and financial performance of the client.assessing evolving risk factors and monitoring and ensuring covenant compliance set out in the respective financing agreements.Working closely with the Client to ensure that EBRD's Environmental and Social Policy and its Performance Requirements as well as relevant gender initiatives required by the Bank (through the Bank's related Policies) and donors are being adhered to. Working with the Client to ensure project compliance with the pre-agreed Environmental and Social Action Plans (ESAPs), Stakeholder Engagement Plans (SEPs). Ensure regular timely and satisfactory annual E&S reporting to the Bank.Prepare timely and comprehensive monitoring reports and include recommendations for corrective actions where required and ensure these proposed corrective actions and recommendations are brought to the attention of more senior team members; Monitoring and reporting of implementation will include  amongst other things: the overall performance of the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) and site staff, including consultants, contractors, suppliers and other parties involved in the implementation of the investments – and comment on compliance with their respective obligations and duties; and the implementation arrangements including the PIU organisation, staffing, project management systems, arrangements for construction, and contract management. As TC operation leader, ensure effective implementation and monitoring of institutional reform and development components supported by the TC assignments to ensure their compliance with donor reporting requirements, operational objectives and that all reports are of a high quality; Oversee the effective implementation and monitoring of the grant funded components of project in view of achievement of the outcomes and impacts including communication with the Client, monitoring of grant usage ensuring that activities are implemented in full compliance with donor requirements; assist with local outreach and stakeholder engagement if required, support donor monitoring, evaluation and audits as required.Coordinate the activities of all the international and local consulting firms involved under project related TCs for implementation, capacity building, awareness raising and policy dialogue. The PC will maintain continuous dialogue with these consultants and will, inter alia:Support provision of necessary documentation and other assistance, in order that they may meet the objectives of their assignments;Ensure appropriate timings for the components of the TC assignments in relation to each other to support effective implementation of the Project;Ensure that the PIU develops and maintains productive interactions with the consultants in project implementation and capacity building area.As a project team member perform all such tasks as may be assigned by the operation leader and provide constructive advice, guidance, and supervision to more junior members of the project team. Work independently as a project team member on the Project, contributing to critical aspects of the project lifecycle to support its implementation, particularly when challenges ariseBe alert to any emerging problems, of a contractual, technical, or financial nature, which have the potential to jeopardise the achievement of the project objectives and advise on timely appropriate corrective action. If necessary, assist in negotiations to achieve the required corrective action.The responsibilities of the Associate Banker, Programme Coordinator are designed to allow for the development of transaction expertise and expansion of responsibilities, leading to assuming the role of an operation leader on standard, non-complex transactions. In such cases, the PC's accountabilities and responsibilities would be increased to undertake a role of an operation leader under the supervision/guidance of more senior bankers or the Team Director. Qualifications, Skills, Experience & KnowledgeThe PC will be a local hire, who will provide the added value of local language speaking resource with existing local contacts and knowledge that would enhance the team's position in building relationships and implementing the Projects. Bachelor's degree. Master's degree preferred or equivalent experience in the areas of expertise.Professional qualification such as ACA, CFA, ACCA, or CIMA desirable.Strong quantitative/numerical skills are critical with the ability to interpret financial information and to design and use financial models.Credit analysis skills, with the ability to interpret accounts, understanding local and international accounting principles and practice of credit analysis.Computer literacy, conversant with Microsoft Office and spread sheet packages including financial analysis and modelling modules.Excellent understanding of relevant systems and processes.Ability to work effectively as a team member and to deadlines and under time pressure.Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.Good command over the local/country language is an advantage.Capability for self-organisation and managing complex projectsRelevant financial industry experience from an investment or commercial bank, private equity firm, asset management firm, or auditing/financial consulting firm operating to international standards.Practical experience of participating in transactions through the full project life cycle.Extensive relevant experience of work related to infrastructure and environmental technical cooperation and investment project implementationWork experience in North Macedonia or Western Balkan Region will be an advantageWork independently and being able to communicate and negotiate with senior officials including government representativesProfessional and personal capacity to deal with entities in emerging markets where legal and regulatory framework are often weak and financial information scarce.Thorough understanding of the general technical cooperation and project cycle,Understanding of the strategic objectives of the international and bilateral funding agencies, active in the concerned regions, especially related to poverty reduction, environmental sustainability and gender equality.Experience in the management of technical assistance assignment, knowledge in policy dialogue activities and corporate and institutional development is considered an advantage.Experience in awareness raising activities and participatory approaches.  What is it like to work at the EBRD?Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in.  The EBRD environment provides you with:Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do. Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​ 

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20/02/2024
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Senior Officer, OCCO

United Kingdom, England , London

Purpose of the JobThe Senior Officer contributes to the smooth running of the team by providing administrative and/or budget-related support to team members, interacting with colleagues Bank-wide, as well as external clients and institutions. Accountabilities and Responsibilities The Senior Officer supports, works on and resolves, in a collaborative spirit, any matters assigned and has some or all of the following accountabilities and responsibilities: Administration / Secretarial:Diary management for Director / Head of Unit – arranging internal and external meetings, conference calls and responding to meeting requestsAssist with preparation and editing of internal documents to be submitted to the Bank's committees (e.g. Audit Committee, OpsCom, SBIC) where applicableInbox Management: Manage internal/external correspondence/requests including drafting responses for review, forwarding for action within the team and interfacing with other departments to ensure that follow-up action is takenMay act as IT Coordinator (ITC), Records Management Coordinator (RMC) and Human Resources     Departmental CoordinatorMaintain and manage data including in EBRD-specific applications (e.g. OCCOLink, DTM etc.) to ensure accuracy of Bank recordsAssist in co-ordinating facilities, catering and technical assistance for internal/external meetings/training sessionsIdentify opportunities to improve departmental processes and outputs to ensure they are kept up to date and fit for purpose.Arrange all elements of travel according to EBRD policy including arranging visas, accommodation, ordering currency and preparing itineraries as well as claiming expenses.Manage administration of OCCO training courses, ensuring internal and external audit requirements are met.   Manage administration of OCCO Case Management softwareConduct ad-hoc administrative tasks as required to support the smooth running of the wider OCCO Department Budget:Support the OCCO budget officer with routine budgetary functions for the Team Reporting:Assist with and coordinate requests for updates to the department's intranet / internet pages.Assist with the production of reports and presentation material, undertaking secondary proof-reading and editorial work.Perform specific data-based analytical work to provide essential information for the production of reports Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications Proven track record of relevant business experience.A recognised secretarial or business qualification would be useful, but is not essentialFluent English, with excellent written and oral communication skillsKnowledge of another language, both written and spoken, would be usefulExcellent written and oral communication skills, relevant experience in a similar roleGood level of numeracyStrong organisational, administrative and analytical skillsSelf-motivated and "can do" attitude with the ability to work independently and to prioritise and schedule tasksAttention to detail and eye for accuracyAbility to work as part of a team where tasks are allocated by the line manager, willingness to support the wider team and assisting and collaborating with colleagues in the Support Unit.Computer literate: advanced knowledge of Microsoft Suite of applications. Well-versed in use of MS365 and other relevant software tools available to perform tasks.Proven skills to draft business correspondence and documents, summarise information in written narratives and presentations including textual, numeric and graphic/chartsKnowledge of SAP desirable: processing of expenses, raising POs, Goods-receipts, etcWhat is it like to work at the EBRD? Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in.  The EBRD environment provides you with:Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do. Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time.Job Segment: Bank, Banking, Sustainability, Records Management, SAP, Finance, Energy, Records, Technology Right to Work in the UK: Swiss nationals (and all other non-UK employees) can work in the UK without a Visa - working at the EBRD gives all employees "exempt status". The Bank however encourages all non-UK employees to obtain an Exempt Vignette (EV) prior to relocating to the UK, as without an EV you may face more questions at Border Control and when required to show evidence of their exempt status when renting accommodation under the Right to Rent legislation. The application process may take 3 – 4 weeks approx. outside of the UK. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​   

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15/02/2024