Requisition ID 33183 Office Country United Kingdom Office City London Division Policy and Partnerships Contract Type Regular Contract Length Posting End Date 17/02/2023
Purpose of Job
The Analyst provides analytical services to the DCF team, supporting the effective management of three of the Bank’s multi-donor funds. The responsibilities involve engaging with bilateral donors, analysing the need of donor funds, and joining fundraising efforts for the multi-donor funds. The job involves active engagement across the Bank and multiple user teams.
Accountabilities and Responsibilities
The Analyst is responsible for:
Supporting the Principle Manager in ensuring that the multi-donor funds are well managed, replenished and used in the manner they are intended for; Play a coordination role to smooth the flow of business of the multi-donor funds, which includes providing up to date information about funding availability, coordinating the preparation of project proposals for donor approvals (through project fiches) making sure they are eligible for funding and of high quality, and preparing their presentations to donors; Supporting fund reporting, at project and fund level, coordinating inputs from user teams and ensuring reports are of high quality and prepared in a timely manner; Preparing fund level results-based analysis of project activities on a yearly basis in line with the fund’s Theories of Change; Managing all key data related to the funds, and ensuring clear information is available to key users; Ensuring appropriate financial management of the funds, including financial planning and budgeting for resource use, earmarking of fund use, etc.; Presenting information about the multi-donors fund clearly and effectively – in written form and through presentations; Supporting the Principle Manager and other colleagues in fundraising efforts and to secure new contributions through the preparation of donor contribution agreements; Supporting with any revisions of the multi-donor fund rules, related cooperation agreements, reporting templates, etc.; Play a critical role in the organisation of annual fund meetings – virtually, in London or overseas. Play an active role across the team to support donor outreach, donor engagement, reporting and other tasks as required
Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications
Agreement Management – The post holder will have experience of donor agreements and donor funds and understand how fund rules and agreement requirements govern use of funds.
Project Support – The post holder will work with teams across the Bank to facilitate the process of funds being allocated to projects and then reported on.
Financial Understanding – The post holder will use financial systems (SAP) to process financial decisions (creating earmarks, closing earmarks etc) and have the ability to run reports to enable oversight of the funds being managed.
Results Measurement – The post holder will facilitate results management, by coordinating input to reports from other parties. The post holder will analyse and present project specific and aggregate results in line with the Bank’s approach for results-based reporting.
Communication skills – The post holder will communicate effectively with donors from a diverse range of countries. Written and verbal skills are critical, in English and ideally an additional EBRD language.
Team Work – All aspects of this role require collaboration with team members in DCF and across the Bank. The post holder will build respectful and collaborative relationships with staff in many different departments. They will be a supportive colleague and a flexible and enthusiastic worker.
Qualification and Experience:
Graduate degree (Masters) in economics, finance, social science or equivalent; 2-3 years’ experience in a relevant sector and an understanding of the project management cycle; An interest in development assistance / finance; An understanding of banking and accounting, including the types of activities EBRD engages in; Knowledge of EBRD’s region of operations an advantage Attention to detail Strong interpersonal skills Strong organisational skills and ability to work on own initiative, as well as in teams; Strong numerical and analytical skills; Very strong verbal and written communication skills; Fluent English, both written and spoken. Computer literate: SAP, TCRS, Data Warehouse, full suite of Windows Packages
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.