The International Professionals Programme (IPP) is a focused and intensive programme for a group of 10 professionals, who demonstrate high potential, to join this unique financial institution.
During the Programme, the IPP Analyst, Risk Management will rotate through assignments in relevant departments, including one assignment to a Resident Office, in one of our countries of operation, preparing them for a career in international development and banking.
Throughout the Programme, participants undertake a tailored training plan which encompasses in-depth technical training on core skills required for the job as well as personal and business skills development. Participants are supported by an HR Business partner who manages the Programme overall, a senior mentor who provides individual formal management support, as well as secondary supervisors / line managers assigned to provide on-the-job training, guidance, help with the management of the workload etc. during the rotations. Networking and collaboration between the Programme members is also encouraged.
Participation in the programme will be for a 24 month duration under a fixed term contract.
At the end of the Programme, participants will join a team either in our London HQ or one of our Resident Offices.
The Risk Management Department is divided into seven teams, each responsible for management of the different risks which the Bank faces in its normal activities:
The Credit and Equity Risk teams are responsible for the management of EBRD projects in the Banking book throughout the entire project life cycle. Country & FI Credit is additionally charged with the assessment of country and sovereign risk. (Country & FI Credit (CFI), Equity Risk (ER) and Corporate & Project Finance (CPF)
The Corporate Recovery team is charged with management and work-out for impaired Banking assets and maintains a joint report to Banking management. Maximization of recovery value is a key goal.
Credit Risk in the Treasury book is managed by the Treasury Credit Risk Management team. This includes oversight of Treasury activities, Counterparty and ABS risk assessment, approval and surveillance and reporting.
The Risk Policy and Analytics team has multiple functions ranging from development and maintenance of the Bank's risk policies and guidance procedures, quantitative risk analytics and reporting.
The Operational Risk unit is a Bank-wide monitoring, advisory and facilitation unit. It raises awareness on general risk management independent of credit or market risk.
Key Responsibilities and Deliverables
The IPP Analyst, Risk Management, will rotate among several teams different teams in Risk Management and Banking, including a Resident Office. On the job training and experience will culminate in a good grounding in Risk Management preparing the participant for a future career in Risk Management.
The rotations in Risk Management will provide insight into:
Developing general risk identification, credit and structuring skills across different sectors and projects
Providing analytical support in credit review of at different levels of the approval process and related credit reviews supporting the approvals; Attending meetings and discussions with bankers; participating in pre-Ops, Opscom and SBIC meetings as well as in RiskCom as appropriate
Reviewing and testing financial models, assumptions and sensitivities
Challenging and validating market and industry reviews with quantitative and qualitative peer group analysis
Reviewing term sheets and legal documentation
Exposure to portfolio management: waivers and amendments, country and sector portfolio reviews; stress testing, etc
Importance of data management and reporting to senior management and the board
Insight into treasury risk management of liquidity investment
Essential Skills, Experience & Qualifications
Masters degree or equivalent in a business relevant field
Minimum of 1 year and maximum of 2 year's relevant work experience (may include relevant internships) in Risk, Banking or transaction structuring
Strong financial modelling & business analytical skills, understanding of financial statements and models
Evidence of outstanding academic achievements.
Experience working, studying or living in one of the EBRD regions of operations would be an advantage.
Fluent English communication skills, verbal and written
Fluency in a language of our country of operations an advantage.
Ability to work effectively as a team member, to deadlines and under time pressure
Ability to adapt quickly to new departments as part of the rotations of the Programme
During the Programme: willingness to travel and undertake assignments in the Bank's countries of operations
Upon graduation from the Programme: willingness to take a field-based role if required
Interest in international development
Competencies & Personal Attributes
Technical & Professional expertise - Has the ability to make effective and appropriate use of the technical skills and knowledge described above.
Analysis and Problem Solving - The ability to tackle issues and problems in a logical and practicable manner.
Team Working - Ability to build effective working relations with clients and colleagues to deliver the objectives of the team and the Bank.
Communication Skills - the ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information in written and verbal formats at the right time to counterparts both internally and in the market place. Effectively articulates and presents his/her view of the market.
Integrity - Takes actions consistent with the EBRD's business principles - code of conduct, business ethics.
Versatility/Adaptability - Demonstrates initiative, flexibility and adaptability to proactively and positively respond to changing needs of clients. Fast learner, rapidly incorporates new work knowledge and content into own role.
Results Orientated - Results oriented and resilient, output driven, able to overcome obstacles to deliver on time and in budget the required targets.
Mobility - Willingness to travel and undertake assignments in other locations.
Motivation - Commitment and passion for working toward the Bank's mission.
Multicultural sensitivity - Ability to embrace diversity, operate sensitively in multicultural environments and build effective working relations with clients and colleagues.
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.
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