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Analyst/Associate Banker

Posting Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 30524
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Banking Sectors  
Contract Type Regular 
Contract Length  

 

 

 

 

Purpose of Job

 

Manufacturing and Services Team consists of over 50 professionals covering all the Bank’s countries of operation to serve clients locally. The bankers are based in the Bank’s HQ and in the Regional Offices. Manufacturing and Services sector covers diversified activities including chemicals, metals, automotive industry and building materials. Manufacturing and Services Team financed over 600 projects with a total project value of over EUR 40 billion since establishment. Manufacturing and Services Team’s green investments are growing each year, with 50% of the Team’s ca €900m investments in 2021 classified as green.

 

Manufacturing and Services Team is looking to strengthen the Team with Analyst or Associate Banker who will contribute to all phases of the project cycle, including project origination, structuring, execution, and implementation and monitoring. The Analyst or Associate Banker will take responsibility for those tasks assigned to him/her by the operation leader, which may include undertaking comprehensive due diligence, including financial, market, integrity and EBRD policy compliance, as well as effective post-signing implementation and monitoring. The Analyst or Associate Banker carries out these tasks as part of a project team under the guidance of an operation leader or under the supervision/guidance of more senior bankers or the team Director.

 

This position could be offered at Analyst or Associate level depending on the preferred candidate's profile.

 

 

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

 

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

 

1. Structuring and Execution

  • Work as a project team member on transactions, contributing to all aspects of project structuring and execution, including working with client counterparts, consultants and other parties to progress the project;
  • Be the primary driver of the scope and quality of project due diligence, including financial, market, integrity and EBRD policy compliance;
  • Prepare internal project documentation, including approval project memoranda,  financial models, draft term sheets,  presentations, etc. as and when required;
  • Take responsibility, as TC operation leader, to design and process technical co-operation assistance, ensuring that TC processing and approval fits with the approval schedule of any related investment project or the related policy dialogue initiative;
  • Ensure that all tasks within his/her are completed within the specified time frames to a high standard and in line with the policies, procedures and objectives of the Bank.

 

2. Business Development

  • Assist, as required, with marketing and business development efforts.

 

The responsibilities of the Analyst or Associate Banker are designed to allow for the development of transaction expertise and expansion of responsibilities, leading to assuming the role of an operation leader on standard, non-complex transactions. In such cases, the Analyst or Associate Banker’s accountabilities and responsibilities would be increased to undertake a role of an operation leader under the supervision/guidance of more senior bankers.

 

 

Qualifications & Skills / Experience & Knowledge

 

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred or equivalent experience in the areas of expertise.
  • Professional qualification such as ACA, CFA, ACCA, or CIMA desirable.
  • Strong 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 spread sheet packages including financial analysis and modelling modules.
  • Excellent understanding of relevant systems and processes.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and to deadlines and under time pressure.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Knowledge of one other language is essential.

 

Experience & Knowledge:

  • Relevant financial industry experience from an investment or commercial bank, private equity firm, asset management firm, or auditing/financial consulting firm operating to international standards.
  • Practical experience of participating in transactions through the full project life cycle.
  • Exposure to the manufacturing and services sectors.
  • Exposure and understanding of the GET policy and Paris alignment essential
  • Understanding of the climate finance instruments available to the Bank
  • Experience of having worked with Asian (e.g. Korean/Japanese/Chinese) corporates 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.


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