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    Analyst SIG - Tunis, تونس - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Tunis, تونس

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    The Sustainable Infrastructure Group (SIG), Infra TMEA Team supports investments and policy dialogue in the municipal and transport sectors across the SEMED region and works with both public and private sector clients. In the public sector, it extends sovereign and sub-sovereign loans to support the development of sustainable infrastructure in the municipal and transport sectors. These loans typically include donor-funded TC assignments, including support for project preparation, project implementation and procurement as well as policy support and capacity building. In addition, some loans include donor-funded capital grants or other concessional financial instruments, managed by EBRD. Given the need to support implementation of the portfolio as well as to meet growing donor requirements, Infra TMEA is seeking to hire an Analyst to work in the Tunis Resident Office.
  • The principal responsibility of the Analyst will be to help ensure that projects are prepared and implemented in line with the Bank's mandate and donor requirements.
  • In particular, ensure that TCs, donor-funded concessional loans and capital grants are monitored and managed in line with the Bank's mandate, the requirements of donors, and the aims of the underlying investments.
  • The Analyst will work closely with more senior bankers to support effective preparation, implementation and monitoring of the Team's donor-funded technical cooperation (TC), capital grant and concessional loan activities and guarantee instruments in Tunisia, as well as other project implementation-related tasks.
  • Given that EBRD infrastructure loans typically include post-signing TCs, capital grants and guarantee instruments, the Analyst will also support implementation and monitoring of loans to the extent these loans benefit from donor-funded finance.
  • To the extent any new business includes grant or a donor-funded concessional loan the Analyst will also provide contribution into structuring and design of those elements
  • Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
  • Work as a project team member on transactions where donor funding is involved, contributing to all aspects of project structuring, implementation and monitoring. In some instances, the Analyst may be asked to act as operation leader under the guidance of a more senior banker.
  • Assist with the designing and processing of TC assignments, including preparation of Terms of Reference and internal approval of documentation, and supporting the clients through the tendering process, to support the related donor supported investment project or policy dialogue initiative.
  • Assist with the effective implementation and monitoring of the grant funded components of projects including communication with the clients, monitoring of grant usage ensuring that activities are implemented in full compliance with donor requirements; preparation and filing of relevant reports to meet donor reporting requirements and operational objectives.
  • The analyst will also assist with donor visibility and communication activities and assist with local outreach and stakeholder engagement if required.
  • They will be required to support donor monitoring, evaluation and audits as required, including attending site visits.
  • Support implementation monitoring including physical implementation as well as the institutional reform and development components by ensuring that arrangements are in place to ensure efficient and successful project implementation by observing, assessing and reporting on the overall performance of the donor funded Project Implementation Units (PIUs) and site staff, including consultants, contractors, suppliers and other parties involved in the implementation of the investments – and comment on compliance with their respective obligations and duties; and the implementation arrangements including the PIU organisation, staffing, project management systems, arrangements for construction, and contract management.
  • The Analyst supervises consulting firms engaged in project-related Technical Cooperation activities, maintaining ongoing dialogue, providing necessary documentation and assistance, ensuring timely coordination of TC assignment components, and assisting Project Implementation Units in reviewing and responding to consultants' reports.
  • Facilitate the timely submission of various reports and data from borrowers to meet the Bank's reporting covenants in the loan and grant documentation.
  • Ensure that EBRD's Environmental and Social Policy and its Performance Requirements as well as relevant gender initiatives as required by the Bank (through the Bank's related Policies) and donors are being adhered to and that the PIUs are duly informed about these policies and rules. Assist the Bank's Environmental and Social department to support the Companies and PIUs on implementation of the agreed project Environmental and Social Action Plans (ESAPs), Stakeholder Engagement Plans (SEPs) and preparation of annual E&S reporting to the Bank.
  • Be alert to any emerging problems, be they of a contractual, technical, or financial nature, which have the potential to jeopardise the achievement of the project objectives and advise on timely the appropriate corrective action.
  • In particular, advise on any proposed waivers or amendments to legal agreements and interpret any other matters of material interest to the EBRD. If necessary, assist in negotiations to achieve the required corrective action.
  • Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
  • Project experience related to Infrastructure in Tunisia, with a strong preference for experience in working with Donor funds;
  • Professional and personal capacity to deal with entities in emerging markets where legal and regulatory framework are often weak and financial information scarce;
  • Sound understanding of the general technical cooperation and project cycle, credit and financial analysis and their application in the context of infrastructure projects;
  • Understanding of the strategic objectives of the international and bilateral funding agencies, active in the concerned regions, especially related to poverty reduction, environmental sustainability and gender equality.
  • Bachelor's degree from a leading university; Master's degree preferred or equivalent experience in the areas of expertise. Professional qualification such as ACA, CFA, ACCA, or CIMA desirable.
  • Relevant work experience in a merchant/investment, commercial, public institution or development bank or in a corporation closely associated with and/or exposed to the operations of the EBRD, or equivalent;
  • Exposure to infrastructure is desirable, including inter alia understanding of the sector specifics and regulation;
  • Understanding and experience of working with international donor institutions is desirable;
  • Credit analysis skills, with the ability to interpret accounts, understanding local and international accounting principles and practice of credit analysis.
  • Quantitative/numerical skills are critical with the ability to interpret financial information and to design and use financial models.
  • Experience of working in Tunisia and / or Infrastructure sector:
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior government officials;
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and to deadlines and under time pressure.
  • Willingness and ability to extensively travel in particular within Tunisia;
  • Very good written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Fluency in French and Arabic is essential;
  • Computer literacy.
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    · Requisition ID · 34147 · Office Country · Tunisia · Office City · Tunis · Division · Banking Sectors · Contract Type · Fixed Term · Contract Length · 2 years · Posting End Date · 22/12/2023 · Purpose of job · The Sustainable Infrastructure Group (SIG), Infra TMEA Team supports ...