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Posting Date: 13-Mar-2019

Location: Tashkent, UZ

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 14864
Office Country Uzbekistan
Office City Tashkent
Division Banking
Dept. / Bus. Group VP Banking
Business Unit Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
Contract Type Regular
Contract Length
Posting End Date 28/03/2019 

Role overview

 

The Analyst contributes to all phases of the project cycle, especially concentrating on project implementation and the monitoring . The Analyst will take responsibility for those tasks assigned to them by the operation leader or more senior members of the project team, or more senior bankers, 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 carries out these tasks as part of a project team under the guidance of an operation leader or under the supervision/guidance of bankers that are more senior or Head of RO and regional Portfolio Associate Director (“PAD”).

The Analyst role may also include elements of business/pipeline development, client management and policy dialogue.

 

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 comprehensive research and analysis of background materials, market information and financial performance data; analyse and evaluate potential risks related to the proposed project, including analysis of financial statements, preparing and updating financial models and financial projections;
  • Assist with the designing and processing of technical co-operation assistance, including preparation of terms of reference and internal approval documentation, to support the  related investment project or the related policy dialogue initiative;
  • As may be requested, assist with communication with other internal units of the Bank, clients and other stakeholders, at the operational level, such as preparing draft correspondence, presentations, and following up on internal emails;
  • Ensure that all tasks assigned to the Analyst are completed within the specified time frames to a high quality and in line with the policies, procedures and objectives of the Bank.

     

2. Portfolio Monitoring, Value Creation and Reporting

  • Under the operation leader or a Portfolio Associate Director (“PAD”), and in coordination with the terms of reference for the Portfolio Operation Leader (‘POL’), the Analyst’s main tasks will include, inter alia:
  • Taking responsibility as a team member for the day-to-day implementation and monitoring of all projects to which the Analyst is assigned, including compliance with project agreements and Bank procedures related to disbursement; monitoring of progress of the project implementation and financial performance of the client; assessing evolving risk factors and monitoring and assessing covenant compliance;
  • Detecting and resolving early signs of distress through proactive client engagement, planning and executing client visits and reporting promptly on potential breaches or issues. The Analyst may participate in restructurings of portfolio transactions.
  • Preparing timely and comprehensive monitoring reports and include recommendations for corrective actions where required and ensure these proposed corrective actions and recommendations are brought to the attention of more senior team members; perform timely processing of waivers, amendments and consents and conduct self-evaluation of projects and provide feedback to origination teams.
  • Be alert about new financing opportunities with portfolio clients, and if and when such opportunities are detected, seek immediate guidance from the POL and/or PAD, who will duly inform relevant Head of RO/Sector Director. On a case-by-case basis, participate on new operations with portfolio clients in cooperation with the sector teams;
  • Undertaking regular surveillance of local economic, political, regulatory and sector environments in the country and region that could affect credit standing of the clients as well as the Bank’s internal reporting.
  • Ensuring 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.
  • Ensure effective implementation and monitoring of TC assignments to ensure their compliance with donor reporting requirements, operational objectives and that all reports are of a high quality;

 

Whilst a more senior banker will be the operation leader of a project and will provide oversight and guidance; the responsibilities of the Analyst are designed to allow for the development of transaction expertise and expansion of responsibilities.

 

Qualifications, Skills, Experience & Knowledge

 

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Good understanding of relevant systems and processes.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and to deadlines and under time pressure.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English and in Russian
  • Good command over the local/country language is an advantage.
  • 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.
  • Exposure to private sector  is desirable, to include inter alia understanding of private and/or industry sectors specifics, and regulation.
  • Experience working in the region (Central Asia).

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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