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Junior Operations Analyst


  • Organization: CEB - Council of Europe Development Bank
  • Location: Paris
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: Closed

Job details :

The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), established in 1956, is a multilateral development bank with a unique social mandate from its 43 member states. The CEB finances investment in social sectors, including education, health and affordable housing, with a focus on the needs of vulnerable people. Borrowers include governments, local and regional authorities, public and private banks, non-profit organisations and others. As a multilateral bank with a triple-A credit rating, the CEB funds itself on the international capital markets. It approves projects according to strict social, environmental and governance criteria, and provides technical assistance. In addition, the CEB receives funds from donors to complement its activities.

The Technical Assessment & Monitoring Directorate (TAM) supports the fulfilment of the CEB’s social development mandate by seeking to strengthen the quality, scale-up the benefits, mainstream climate change and environmental sustainability considerations, improve the management of relevant risks and enhance the reporting transparency as regards the Bank’s lending activities. TAM further seeks to enhance the quality and impacts of Bank-financed operations by advising beneficiaries on project preparation and implementation. It comprises the Technical Advisors Division (TAM-TA), including the Environmental and Social Sustainability Unit, and the Procurement Division (TAM-PROC), dealing with both project-related procurement and corporate procurement.

TAM is looking for a skilled and experienced Junior Operations Analyst to contribute to the activities of the Technical Assessment & Monitoring Directorate in general and particularly, the Environmental and Social Sustainability (ESS) and the Procurement Division (dotted reporting line) in specific.

The Junior Operations Analyst will contribute to the quality of the projects proposed for financing by the CEB by supporting the development of policies, internal guidelines and procedures related to social safeguards as well as social benefits and impacts, procurement contribute to the identification and management of social risks in project due diligence, and support the bank in the implementation of its Strategic Framework 2023-2027, particularly on gender aspects and to its social cohesion mandate.

NB: Flexibility to travel to the Bank’s Member countries is required.

Academic background:
Post graduate degree (MA equivalent) in social development, political sciences, international relations community development, planning, applied economics, law or related discipline. Complementary education and/or relevant experience on environmental aspects, procurement environmental sciences or environmental engineering would be an asset.

Professional skills:
Minimum 2 years of professional experience in relevant sectors, acquired if possible in multilateral or national financial institutions.
Professional experience in identification, management and monitoring operational aspects, including risks and impacts in social infrastructure projects.
 Knowledge with the CEB’s areas of activities would be an asset.
Experience with the development and implementation of social strategies, policies, and procedures.
Experience in application of environmental and social safeguards of international financial institutions and knowledge of international standards.
Experience working on operations in the public and private sector in Eastern and Central Europe.
Analytical and reasoning skills: demonstrates problem solving and judgement skills to find appropriate solutions within a short delay; is able to analyse and structure ideas, synthesis of information and documents.
Excellent drafting skills
Strong analytical, reasoning, communication skills and ability to write in a well-structured, concise and persuasive manner on technical issues.
Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands and assignments, priorities and deadlines.
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills and commitment to work in a team-oriented and multi-cultural environment.
Ability to deliver high quality and timely outputs.

IT skills:
Sound knowledge of MS Office applications, including Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations; experience in working with database software would be a plus.

Language skills:
Excellent command of one of the two CEB official languages (English and French), both oral and written, and knowledge of the other, with a commitment to reach a good working level.

Core competencies:
Client Orientation
Result Orientation
Team Work

Citizen of one of the Bank’s Member States: Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Holy See, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye and Ukraine.

Location : 55, avenue Kléber 75116 Paris
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