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Country Risk Intern

Posted: 28 Apr 2021 Closes: 27 Jun 2021
London, GB Competitive
Internship EBR_20904

Purpose of Job

  • Support the work of the country risk team.
  • Develop familiarity with key macroeconomic data sources to assist the team in credit decision making.
  • Aid in the production of macroeconomic environment sections of several recurring briefing reports.
  • Help manage the sovereign ratings spreadsheet.
  • Draft external sovereign rating change summary emails.
  • Assist in the maintenance and management of country risk data, and prepare spreadsheets to aid in the production of country risk reports.
  • On occasion, help prepare initial drafts of some country risk reports.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Support the work of the team under the guidance of an Associate Director.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • An academic background in Economics or similar with some understanding of official macroeconomic statistics.
  • An interest in emerging markets.
  • Strong quantitative skills and the ability to extract insights from large datasets.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills are critical, while strong technical skills more broadly are beneficial.
  • A robust attention to detail to ensure consistently accurate analysis.
  • An ability to think independently and critically.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills.

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. As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.

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