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Intern, Country Strategy

Posting Date: 10-Sep-2021

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 22994
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division VP, Policy and Partnerships
Dept. / Bus. Group VP, Policy and Partnerships
Business Unit CSRM
Contract Type Intern
Contract Length 06 months
Posting End Date 24/09/2021 

 

 

Purpose of Job

 

The Intern will  support the preparation of EBRD country strategies and the assessment of country strategy implementation through Country Strategy Delivery Reviews, collecting and managing inputs from relevant teams, including Banking, the Political Counsellors, and Country Economists, as well as other sources as required. The Intern is responsible for maintenance of the team databases, together with other Analysts and Associates.

 

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

 

  • Support the senior members of the team in orchestrating country strategy and country strategy delivery reviews. This includes research, analysis and drafting, as well as preparing detailed accounts of all relevant discussions.
  • Keeping close tabs on the progress against the milestones of the preparation and approval processes, ensuring adherence to the pre-agreed detailed timeline/work plan
  • Build  and maintain strong working relationships with key internal stakeholders within the Bank to obtain high quality timely input for the above activities
  • Prepare ad hoc presentations for Senior Management and the Board on country strategy issues
  • Support the Director in the review of strategy & policy related documents during the SPCom submission process, including preparation of supporting documents and minutes for SP Com meetings
  • Ad hoc tasks as required.

 

Qualifications & Skills / Experience & Knowledge

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent, in economics or business administration. Master’s degree a strong plus.
  • Knowledge or expertise in one of the key Bank’s strategic themes (Inclusion, Digitalisation, Green Economy), and professional experience, ideally in an IFI or working with IFIs desirable.
  • Ability to quickly learn and understand the Bank’s products and services
  • Good grasp of the political and economic environment in the Transition Region
  • Good strategic thinking and planning skills for an organisation that is primarily private sector investment focused
  • Very good analytical and synthesizing skills, as well as the ability to understand and contribute to the political and economic analysis of the Bank’s operational environment in its countries of operations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Accuracy and timeliness in delivering high amount of work particularly for the regular internal reports
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver timely, high quality output
  • Very good interpersonal communication skills to facilitate cross-departmental discussion
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Power Point and Excel. Knowledge of Tableau, R and other data analysis software a strong plus.
  • Good organisational skills

 

 

 

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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