Intern Policy & Strategy

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European Bank for Reconstruction and Development




Policy, Strategy and Delivery (PSD) Department is established within the Vice Presidency for Policy Partnerships and responsible for delivering the strategy, policy and operational support functions across all of the bank’s transition qualities (except green / climate). PSD does this by enhancing the quality, delivery and impact of the Bank’s interventions through leading and supporting policy engagements in the countries of operation – including policy advisory, reform advocacy and capacity building, by providing political and political economy analysis in support of operations and high-level dialogue with the leadership of Countries of Operations, and supports the origination and structuring of transactions with policy/sectoral reform linkages and components.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Adviser to the Managing Director of PSD, and in close cooperation with all of PSD Front Office, the Intern will support the smooth functioning of the Front Office

  • Support the day-day function of the PSD Front Office, including coordinating and drafting briefing notes for senior management as required, assisting with the MD’s schedule management, speaking engagements at conferences and internal events, and participation in key committees;
  • Perform research and analytical tasks related to the tracking of policy engagement, enhancing the systemic impact of policy advisory / TC activities, integration of policy engagement with transactions etc;
  • Playing a key coordination role in PSD communications work plan, which entails, among others, managing internal CMS (publishing intranet updates), writing internal and external posts and presentations, helping senior management handle their social media accounts, and coordinating report production, publication and promotion in close cooperation with the Communications department;
  • Supporting and monitoring the delivery of departmental objectives;

Knowledge, skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Proven organisational and analytical skills;
  • Ability to multitask, lead on simple projects and get engaged in complex issues;
  • Good understanding and interest in the issues of economics, policy and governance, and familiarity with the EBRD region;
  • Excellent written (report writing, editing, correspondence) and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Quantitative/numerical skills to the extent necessary to understand the Bank’s financial and operational data, and to perform basic data analysis;
  • Advanced computer skills (in particular, MS Excel and PowerPoint, web content management systems);
  • A can-do attitude and good people skills;
  • Prior experience in communications and marketing preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, international development, political science or another discipline relevant
  • Candidate must be a national of an EBRD member country.





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