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Principal Manager, DCF

Posting Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 30684
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Policy and Partnerships
Full-Time/Part-Time​ Full Time
Contract Type Fixed Term
Contract Length 2 years  
Posting End Date 19/08/2022 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose of Job

 

The Principal Manager identifies funding opportunities, aligns donor/partner priorities with the Bank’s strategic initiatives, leads fundraising efforts and coordinates the design and structuring of funding concepts and proposals, in close collaboration with different EBRD departments.

 

The Principal Manager is responsible for mobilizing flexible, catalytic and programmatic funds from the European Commission for a variety of resource partners, develops market intelligence and outreach, manages a business development portfolio and contributes to the negotiation of funding agreements.

 

 

Accountabilities & Responsibilities 

 

The Principal Manager in DCF will be responsible for:

 

  • Scanning the EU landscape on climate and environmental issues, and bringing this knowledge into the Bank’s donor agenda.
  • Identifying, building and coordinating strategic donor engagement with the EU, on climate and environmental issues.
  • Engaging on a regular basis with a wide range of European Commission and Brussels-based stakeholders on climate and environmental issues. 
  • Developing strategic tools to facilitate identification and monitoring of potential resource partners and fundraising opportunities.
  • Managing a business development portfolio and matching the EU donor agenda to Bank’s strategies, priorities and funding needs on Climate/Environment.
  • Creating fundraising strategies and plans on EU/Climate/Environment, in agreement with relevant teams.
  • Designing and structuring funding concepts and proposals and seeking donor approval.
  • Engaging and fostering partnerships with other International Financial Institutions, international development agencies and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Participating and representing the Bank in external meetings, donor coordination and Board meetings, policy meetings, and similar.
  • Management of EU donor related GET impact data and reporting using Excel and other tools.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications 

 

  • Experience in identifying and designing innovative reimbursable or unfunded financial instruments, business models and pioneering financial structures (first loss equity, guarantees, bonds, etc.).
  • Familiarity with EU climate priorities and funding instruments. Experience of working in or with the EU on Climate/Environment issues an advantage.
  • Substantive experience in managing donor relationships and creating fundraising strategies.
  • In-depth experience in designing and structuring funding concepts and proposals and raising donor resources for climate and environmental issues.
  • In-depth understanding of the global climate debate and climate architecture.
  • Master degree in economics, finance, international development, environmental and social sciences or related discipline.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong inter-personal management skills, including ability to work across departments.

 

 

 

Please be advised internal applicants are only eligible to apply once the probation period in your current role has been passed.

 

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