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Analyst, GCF Implementation

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Posting Date: 11-Jan-2018

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 12801
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Banking
Dept. / Bus. Group Financial Institutions
Business Unit Green Economy Transition FI
Contract Type Fixed Term
Contract Length 3 years
Posting End Date 25/01/2018 

Purpose of Job

 

The Analyst is responsible for providing support and guidance to Operation Leaders/project teams in FIBG and other designated units in the implementing GCF requirement in TC and co-financing of FIBG operations in the countries eligible for GCF support. The Analyst will also support in monitoring and recording of GCF proceeds, monitoring against implementation plans and reporting against the logic framework agreed in the Funded Activity agreement. In addition, the Analyst will support the GET Coordinator in monitoring business plan implementation and maintain relevant GEFF tools and knowledge sharing instruments used for implementation of GEFFs.

 

Background

 

The Analyst works as part of the Financial Institutions Business Group (FIBG), one of the largest departments at EBRD dealing with a wide spectrum of projects in the financial sector fostering competitive and sustainable financial systems in the countries of operation. With an average business volume in the range of EUR 3 billion per year and total cumulative commitments nearing EUR 30 billion, FIBG works with over 300 private clients and a range of public sector stakeholders to promote private sector development and support market economies.

 

Facts / Scale

 

  • Monitoring and reporting on USD 378million GCF funds
  • 30-50 loan agreements using GCF funds
  • Up to 17 GEFF frameworks using GCF funds
  • 15 – 30 consultancy contracts issued using GCF funds

 

Within the above, the TC Analyst:

 

  • Coordinates the use of GCF funds in loan co-financing and TCs
  • Guides Operation Leaders in incorporating GCF requirements in legal agreements
  • drafts donor reports/ fiches
  • prepares relevant certificates, and documentation to be provided to GCF
  • assists with monitoring of utilisation and reporting to donors and data management.

 

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

 

  • Responsibilities shall include coordination of activities related to implementation of GET financing facilities in the financial sector via GEFF frameworks and TC activities, with the primary focus on frameworks and TC activities that use GCF funds:
  • Monitor utilisation of GCF funds within the limits agreed in the Funded Activity Agreement (FAA) and confirm allocations to relevant FIBG bankers
  • Provide support to bankers and Product OLs in applying terms-sheet and pass-through requirements of the GCF FAA
  • Support the GET Coordinator in preparation of donor fiches for grants to be used alongside GCF co-financing
  • Advise and guide bankers and Product OLs in the use of the standard documentation and processes for the implementation of new GEFF facilities
  • Prepare relevant certificates for approval of FI Business Leaders/Directors and collates relevant legal documentation to be provided to GCF
  • Prepare concept notes and pitches to clients
  • Collate data from GCF supported facilities and prepare donor reporting in accordance with the FAA
  • Monitor business plans and report discrepancies to original disbursement plans
  • Maintains and updates the GEFF Intranet Page and other knowledge sharing tools used by the GEFF management team
  • Organise knowledge sharing and lessons learned workshops if relevant.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications

 

  • Strong academic background;
  • Relevant and commercial work experience;
  • Exposure to loan documentation and loan operations;
  • Strong numerical, analytical, and spreadsheet skills;
  • Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy essential;
  • Excellent written (report writing, correspondence) and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to take responsibility, work independently and proactively as a member of a team, whilst integrating into a small team;
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills and experience;
  • A client-orientated team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise work, adapt quickly to continuously changing priorities and learn on the job;
  • Have ability to work efficiently and be effective with an interest in reducing bureaucracy whenever possible;
  • Understand and enforce complex procedures;
  • Excellent English essential, both written and spoken.  Basic knowledge of Russian, French or Arabic would be useful but not essential.

 

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.


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