The Analyst, Gender and Economic Inclusion (GEI) is a member of one of the sector project teams in the Project and Sector Assessment (PSA) pillar in EPG. He/she supports the work of sector economists in the PSA pillar by providing technical input into project and sector assessments. The Analyst, Gender and Economic Inclusion (GEI) also plays a key role in monitoring the projects’ portfolio for their achieved transition impact. In addition, the Analyst provides input into sector-wide assessments of “transition gaps” and “reform challenges” in each of the COOs, which are used to identify operational priorities in sector and country strategies and to focus sector policy dialogue. Accountabilities & ResponsibilitiesApply Now
- Assisting sector economists, including supporting their relationship with the Banking and Risk Departments during all stages of sector and project work, from project design and assessment to post-signing monitoring;
- Monitoring and assessing sector developments and structural reform progress in the Bank’s countries of operation and contributing to the annual review of the EBRD sector transition indicators and Assessment of Transition Challenges (ATC);
- Monitoring the transition impact of Bank’s operations (TIMS), including some limited travel to the region to monitor projects on the ground;
- Analysing aspects of the impact of Bank projects and operations under the direction of their sector team economists;
- Ad hoc assignments, including background research on specific banks or sectors, regulatory and other policy developments, drafting of briefings, presentations, and short sector analyses
- Compilation and maintenance of relevant datasets.
- A Master’s degree in economics or a related filed from a leading university (candidates with relevant work experience and a strong Bachelor’s degree may be considered in exceptional cases).
- Prior work experience of policy oriented or applied microeconomics (e.g at a central bank, regulator or other body overseeing or setting policy), or in MDBs, banking or related consultancy services would be an advantage;
- Experience in supporting gender mainstreaming in strategies, projects, and/ or policies will be an advantage.
- Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including knowledge of Excel. Facility with other database/analytic software (eg Stata; MatLab) and information providers (e.g. Bankscope, Orbis, Bloomberg, FAO stat, WTO tariffs and World Bank WDI) would be an advantage;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
- Familiarity with the EBRD region of operations and work or study experience in the region is helpful;
- Knowledge of one or more languages of the region is an advantage.