Posting Date: 4 Jul 2024

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 34817
Office Country Egypt
Office City Cairo
Division Policy and Partnerships  
Contract Type Intern 
Contract Length 06 months 
Posting End Date 18/07/2024 





Purpose of Job

The Intern is a member of the Country Economics, Strategy and Policy team (CESP) of the Policy Strategy and Delivery (PSD) Department of the Vice Presidency Policy & Partnerships, reporting to the Principal Economist.


The Intern provides support to the team on macroeconomic and structural reform analysis and policy advice for the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and the West Bank and Gaza).


The role will involve liaising with other teams within the Bank, both in the Cairo Resident Office and elsewhere.


Accoutabilities and Responsibilities


  • Monitoring data releases to maintain CESP’s databases on the region and monitoring local media and commercial sources about economic and policy developments in the region;
  • Supporting the team in drafting contributions for the department’s regular publications, including country briefing notes, the Regional Economic Prospects, et cetera;
  • Supporting the team in preparing regular growth forecasts and long-term macroeconomic scenarios to be used in the Banking department’s financial models;
  • Providing input for presentations to be delivered in the Bank and to outside audiences;
  • Taking initiative in contributing to position papers, policy notes and briefings.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications


  • Master’s degree in economics or a related field;
  • Relevant experience in the region;
  • The ability to show initiative and take the lead on certain tasks is essential;
  • Strong analytical and quantitative background and familiarity with economic programming and policies;
  • Experience working with economic datasets and knowledge of statistical software packages, Microsoft Excel;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Arabic or French;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in teams;
  • Motivation, attention to detail, common sense and ability to work to tight deadlines;
  • Ability to operate sensitively and effectively in a multicultural environment;




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.


Please note, that due to the high volume of applications received, we regret to inform you that we are unable to provide detailed feedback to candidates who have not been shortlisted (for further consideration).

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