Analyst, SIG

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Requisition ID 33284
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Banking Sectors
Contract Type Fixed Term
Contract Length 2 years
Posting End Date  





Sustainable Infrastructure Group (SIG) delivers approximately 100 signed projects per year in the power, energy, transport, social infrastructure and municipal infrastructure sectors, for a total of around EUR 4.0 billion in annual business volume, supported by approximately 200 technical cooperation activities each year. SIG also carries out various policy dialogue activities related to key sector issues, that seek to unlock greater potential for commercialised and provide-sector led projects in the sector. The SI3P Grant Unit is responsible for supporting the SIG’s grant business of around EUR 250 million per year.


The Analyst’s main responsibility is to coordinate and manage the SIG’s grant business related to Technical Cooperation (TC) and co-investment grants for the allocated region/countries. The Analyst will work alongside Operation Leaders during the structuring phase of investment projects and contributes to the structuring and approval processes of grants supporting investment projects. The analyst will also ensure appropriate implementation of grants supporting SIG’s business.


Accountabilities & Responsibilities


Coordination of the team’s grant funded activities for the allocated country/region as follows:

  1. In conjunction with the Regional Grant Manager and Donor Co-financing team prepare annual needs assessment, maintain pipeline and secure the funding needed for SIG’s grant funded projects;
  2. Oversee the use of the funds secured, identify and resolve issues if needed;
  3. Support donor fund origination for the relevant country/region including preparing funding application to donors.
  4. Actively contribute to and manage the preparation of TA assignments and the approval process;
  5. Contribute to internal project approval documentation for approval to the relevant EBRD committees; ensure that all grant related issues are followed-up so in order to secure final approval.
  6. Review TA related information in Group submissions for approval by Operation Leaders of investment projects;
  7. Ensure that results related to grant approvals in submissions reflect EBRD’s standard results framework
  8. Manage the portfolio of grant funded projects and highlight any issues/risks to the relevant lead banker/director responsible for the region/country

Oversee donor reporting and ensure reports prepared by Operation Leaders to Donors are of adequate quality prior to submission


Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications


  • At a minimum and Undergraduate Degree from a leading university in the country of education (preferably in finance, economics or sustainable development)
  • Relevant work experience, either in a Financial institution, international aid organisation, philanthropist or foundations awarding grant resources. Relevant working experience does not necessarily have to cover grant management but can be in related roles such as finance, procurement, legal or project management areas.
  • Experience in working with Development Aid and knowledge of different delivery mechanisms related to grant funds in IFIs is highly advantageous
  • Experience in the financial sector/banking would be an advantage
  • Understanding of the infrastructure sector and knowledge of the EBRD region advantageous
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office package, in particular Word and Excel.
  • Strong numerical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven written (report and summary writing, correspondence, presentations) and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of any other EBRD language will be an advantage.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken, is essential.

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 and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time.