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EBRD recruiting Senior Adviser to the Vienna Initiative 2.0 Steering Committee


03 July 2019

Project Description:

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, on behalf of the three funding institutions (EBRD, EIB and IFC), is seeking to recruit one part-time senior adviser to the Vienna Initiative 2 Steering Committee.

Assignment Description:

The Bank therefore intends to engage an individual expert (the Consultant) to be the part-time senior adiser to the SC (approximately 100 working days on annual basis is envisaged). The Consultant will ensure a more active engagement of all SC members with various streams of the VI2 work, further foster synergies amongst various forms of SC members' support to VI2 work, and ensure a more regular flow of information amongst SC members (the Assignment).

The expected outcome of the Assignment is to have the VI2 agenda elevated amongst relevant stakeholders in the region and beyond, wider public recognition of the VI2 work heightened buy-in of private sector participants for the VI2 goals.

The selected Consultant is expected to provide the following services:

  • Assisting the Chair of the SC in organising all meetings of the SC and Full Forum, and coordinating full secretarial support for such meetings: agenda setting, organising invitations, providing and distributing briefings, overseeing arrangements of conference calls, taking and distributing minutes, coordinating press releases;

  • Liaising with all SC members and all VI2 participants and contacts to design proposals to the SC for new VI2 work streams, including by attracting new countries and private market participants; Supporting existing work streams by liaising with national authorities and the participating IFIs;

  • Providing regular updates to all SC members on developments and results of the current streams of VI2 work;

  • Elevating the agenda of VI2 work streams across the region, and widely promoting its work and results through website, press releases, reports, conferences, etc.;

  • Engaging with the authorities in relevant countries to ensure wider buy-in for VI2 streams of work; Conducting discussions with banks and other financial market participants in the region to ensure wider buy-in for VI2 streams of work;

  • When requested by the Chair or any of the SC member, providing briefings and advise on current and potential streams of VI2 work, and/or leading new streams of work; Providing briefings for the Chair and all SC members ahead of their ad-hoc meetings within the scope of VI2 agenda;

  • Coordinating flow of data and information between various SC members and other relevant institutions (such as the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and other public and private entities) to ensure timeliness and quality of VI2 publications, analyses and briefings;

  • Maintaining a network of pro-bono adisers among regulators and private market participants (including banks, investors, and consultants) that can promote best practices and knowledge sharing of issues relevant for VI2 goals;

  • Maintaining a database with a list of relevant public and private contacts for VI2.

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