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Posting Date: 27-Jul-2022

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 30307
Office Country Egypt
Office City Cairo
Division Banking Sectors  
Contract Type Intern 
Contract Length 06 months 





This is a local Hire in Egypt.


Role description


Within the SME Finance & Development Group, the intern will provide support to the team members working on SME development programmes critical to the Bank’s current SME strategy, including local consultancy, international advisory, as well as other related donor-funded initiatives. The role responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Data gathering, research and providing background information into thematic, donor or country priorities.
  • Administrative and analytical support in specific areas of projects implementation.
  • Active coordination between different teams in the EBRD and with external consultants.
  • Organisation and support to the management of upcoming events or workshops in Egypt.  Support with marketing and communication assignments including preparation data for case studies, visits and other materials about successful projects.
  • Assistance with the implementation of joint activities, including supporting the monitoring and reporting processes.
  • Ad hoc requests.



Key skills required


  • Excellent written (report writing, correspondence) and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
  • High level proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, such as but not limited to: Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Proven analytical and numerical skills
  • Ability to work well within a team and independently
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Passion to learn and grow in EBRD



Education/Experience required


  • Have exposure to business finance, entrepreneurship, or relevant business experience
  • Bachelor’s degree holder, preferably in: International Relations, Development, Economics, Business, Finance or similar
  • Computer literacy
  • Interest in support to SMEs and consultancy market development in Egypt


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.

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