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Posting Date: 14-Aug-2019

Location: Casablanca, MA

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 15450
Office Country Morocco
Office City Casablanca
Division Banking
Dept. / Bus. Group Southern & Eastern Mediterranean
Business Unit SEMED - Casablanca (Morocco)
Job Key 50022897
OTE/NOTE not eligible for overtime
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
PMF Band 05
Recruiter Sam Deena Irten
Contract Type Regular
Contract Length
Posting End Date 28/08/2019 


Purpose of Job

Casablanca Resident Office is looking for an Analyst Banker to cover the Sustainable Infrastructure sector, consisting in power & energy, municipal and environmental infrastructure and transport sectors. The Analyst will be mainly in charge of the monitoring and implementation of projects financed with the state-owned companies and the government and related technical assistances and policy dialogue initiatives. He/ She will also be involved in supporting more senior bankers in the origination and execution of projects. He / She will work under the leadership of the Country Director and the 2 Associate Bankers based in Morocco, and work hands in hands with the other locally based Analyst covering these sectors. She/ He will also work in strong partnership with the Associate Directors based in London covering the sectors. The Analyst will take responsibility for the tasks assigned to him/her by the operation leader or 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, monitoring and portfolio management. The Analyst carries out these tasks as part of a project team under the guidance of the operation leader or under the supervision/guidance of more senior bankers.



This is a new entry-level position. The Analyst will be part of a 4-banker team who cover the Sustainable Infrastructure sector in Morocco. It is in an exciting opportunity for a junior banker interested in working in a vibrant country with a large portfolio. In total, Casablanca RO includes 12 bankers and 26 staff.

The Project life-cycle involves several stages from origination to signing, followed by implementation and monitoring until full completion and repayment or exit. All the stages involve different tasks such as business marketing, project due diligence analysis, structuring and approval, negotiation and signing of project agreements, disbursement and monitoring. The role of the Analyst is to contribute, as a project team member, to the structuring, implementation and monitoring of sovereign and sub-sovereign transactions in line with the Bank’s operational objectives. Under the guidance of the operation leader and/or more senior bankers, the Analyst performs those tasks assigned to him/her and provides support to the operation leader and the project team throughout the project cycle, with a particular emphasis on research, data gathering, credit analysis and financial modelling and market monitoring.


Accountabilities & Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the operation leader or a more senior banker:


Structuring and Execution

  • Work as a project team member on transactions, contributing to all aspects of project structuring and execution, including comprehensive research and analysis of background materials, market information and financial performance data; analyse and evaluate potential risks related to the proposed project, including analysis of financial statements, preparing and updating financial models and financial projections, term sheet drafting;
  • Assist with the designing and processing of technical co-operation assistance, including preparation of terms of reference and internal approval documentation, evaluation of the consultants proposals, contract negotiation, monitoring of the consultant, review of deliverables, to support the  related investment project or the related policy dialogue initiative;
  • As may be requested, assist with communication with other internal units of the Bank, clients and other stakeholders, at the operational level, such as preparing draft correspondence, presentations, and following up on internal emails;
  • Assist with the preparation of the Bank’s high level management official visits;
  • Ensure that all tasks assigned to the Analyst are completed within the specified time frames to a high quality and in line with the policies, procedures and objectives of the Bank.

Portfolio Monitoring, Value Creation and Reporting

  • As requested by the operation leader 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 requested by the operation leader or more senior member 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 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 & Knowledge


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master’s degree preferred or equivalent experience in the areas of expertise.
  • Professional qualification such as ACA, CFA, ACCA, or CIMA desirable.
  • 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 spreadsheet packages including financial analysis and modelling modules.
  • Good understanding of relevant systems and processes.
  • Knowledge and / or interest in infrastructure and energy projects.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and to deadlines and under time pressure.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in French and English are compulsory.
  • Good command over Moroccan Arabic is an advantage.


Experience & Knowledge:

  • 2 years of experience in banking, corporate finance, investment banking or auditing, experience in infrastructure and energy (public and PPPs transactions) would be a plus.


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