Analyst GEI

Posting Date: 1 Apr 2024

Location: Istanbul, TR

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 34535
Office Country Türkiye
Office City Istanbul
Division Policy and Partnerships  
Contract Type Short Term 
Contract Length 06 months 
Posting End Date 15/04/2024 





Purpose of Job

The Analyst, G&EI is a member of Gender and Economic Inclusion (G&EI) which consists of three pillars (Access to Skills and Employment, Access to Finance and Entrepreneurship, and Access to Services). (S)he supports the work of G&EI specialists by providing technical input into the design and structuring of the transition impact or gender additionality of projects and sector assessments of G&EI issues and in particular lead on the gender smart tag coordination. The Analyst, G&EI also plays a key role in monitoring of the G&EI projects’ portfolio for their achieved transition impact. In addition, the Analyst provides input into assessments, including (amongst others) Country Diagnostics, Country and Sectoral Strategies, the yearly Assessment of Transition Qualities (ATQs), and other knowledge products, to assess transition qualities and reform challenges in each of the COOs related to G&EI to in order to focus G&EI policy dialogue. As part of the Gender and Inclusion Team, the Analyst, will act as the EBRD focal point on the Gender SMART process.


Please be aware that the position will be located in either Istanbul or Ankara.



Accountabilities & Responsibilities


•    Assisting gender and economic inclusion economists and specialists, including supporting their relationship with the Banking and other teams during all stages of sector and project work, from project design and assessment and policy engagement activities to management of external consultants post-signing monitoring;
•    Monitoring and assessing sector developments and structural reform progress in the Bank’s countries of operations and contributing to country diagnostics and the annual review of the EBRD  Assessment of Transition Qualities (ATQs);
•    Monitoring the transition impact of Bank’s operations (TIMS), including some limited travel to the region to monitor projects on the ground;
•    Support OLs in activities related to the Gender SMART process for new investments. (Banking, OpsCom Secretariat, Operational Strategy and Planning and others). 
•    Analysing aspects of the impact of Bank projects and operations under the direction of their team economists and specialists;
•    Ad hoc assignments, including background research on specific clients or sectors, regulatory and other policy developments, drafting of briefings, presentations and short sector analyses; drafting of communication products and contributing to organisation of G&EI conferences and workshops
•    Compilation and maintenance of relevant datasets.



Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications


•    A Master’s degree in economics, public policy, gender studies or a related field from a leading university (candidates with relevant work experience and a strong Bachelor’s degree may be considered in exceptional cases).
•    Prior work experience of policy oriented or applied microeconomics (e.g at a central bank, regulator or other body overseeing or setting policy), or in banking or related consultancy services would be an advantage;
•    Strong experience in development and maintenance of digital data tools, as well as sourcing, analysing and managing data;
•    Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including knowledge of Excel. Facility with other database/analytic software (eg Stata; MatLab) and information providers (e.g. Bankscope, Orbis, Bloomberg, FAO stat, WTO tariffs and World Bank WDI) would be an advantage;
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
•    Familiarity with the EBRD region of operations and work or study experience in the region is helpful;
•    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.


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