Analyst, Governance - Tenders Global

Analyst, Governance

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Requisition ID 34069
Office Country Ukraine
Office City Kyiv
Division Policy and Partnerships
Contract Type Short Term
Contract Length 06 months
Posting End Date 23/11/2023

Purpose of Job

The Analyst, Governance is a member of the Ukraine Governance sub-team in the Competitiveness, Governance and Political Affairs team in the Policy Strategy and Delivery Department.
The Analyst provides support to Principal Counsellors on recruitment, monitoring and evaluation, budget monitoring, and policy analysis issues within the Ukraine Recovery and Reform Architecture programme. S/he is expected to demonstrate commitment and diligence in ensuring compliance with the relevant recruitment and monitoring standards and guidelines, and show initiative in further improving the existing systems to ensure effective and efficient delivery of programme activities and outcomes.
The Analyst contributes to policy work of other counsellors in the team, including through preparation of relevant analyses, background research and other supporting documentation. S/he contributes to maintaining effective relationships with members of RST/RDO teams, EBRD colleagues as well as external government and international stakeholders on the ground.

The position is based in Ukraine with temporary relocation to Warsaw, Poland. EBRD may grant approval to work from Ukraine to eligible candidates who may not be able to relocate to Warsaw, Poland due to personal objective reasons.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

Support the process of selection of experts for RSTs and other URA-funded teams/units, ensuring compliance with the requirements of the URA Manual and adherence to a transparent and competitive process;
Support implementation, maintenance and improvements of a results-oriented monitoring and evaluation system through continuous and comprehensive data collection, processing and analysis across all streams of the architecture, in close collaboration with RST and RDO experts;
Ensure timely submission of Progress Reports by RSTs and other URA-funded teams/units, assess the reported progress and identify risks and obstacles for timely implementation of key deliverables;
Draft reports and summaries on the progress of programme activities for internal and external audiences;
Provide support to monitoring and control of budget activities of the assignments under all streams of the project;
Assist the Operation Leader and Project Management Team in their negotiations on priority reform areas with government counterparts as well as liaise internally with sector experts to coordinate input on sector-related elements of the project;
Support the Project Management Team in preparing the necessary information for the Grant Review, Procurement, and Donor Co-Financing (DCF) teams regarding all streams of the project, including drafting of Bank documents related to the projects progress and performance and reporting to donors.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications

Masters level degree in public policy/administration, political science, political economy, international relations, or a related field.
Prior relevant work experience in donor funded projects.
Understanding of the ongoing reform and recovery processes in Ukraine.
Understanding of economic reforms, economic regulation, governance, public administration and political economy issues in the transition region and knowledge of economics/finance is an advantage;
Strong analytical skills, including advanced Excel, knowledge of statistical packages is an advantage.
Fluent English communication skills, verbal and written, including advanced professional report-writing and editing skills.
Fluency in Ukrainian.
Excellent interpersonal skills, prior experience in programme/project coordination is an advantage.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Ability to operate sensitively and effectively in a political and multicultural environment.
Familiarity with the EBRD region of operations and work or study experience in the region.

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 Banks 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.

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