New JPO vacancy at EBRD for Swiss nationals

Currently, we have the following open position with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development:

EBRDEuropean Bank for Reconstruction and Development : JPOJunior Professional Officer , Green Cities (Stakeholder Engagement) (JPO, P-2) – London

This position is financed by SECOState Secretariat for Economic Affairs


  • A Master’s degree in social sciences, sustainable development, communications or other related field.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the field of stakeholder engagement, comprising planning and implementing stakeholder engagement activities with a variety of stakeholder groups (government/public institutions; NGOs; members of the public, etc.), including within the context of cities and/or urban communities. EBRD counts internships at 100% rate.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and practical experience of applying IFIInternational Financial Institution or equivalent international stakeholder engagement standards.
  • Experience working with cities/municipalities.
  • Experience working in EBRD countries of operation.
  • Well-developed negotiation, persuasion and influencing skills.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills.


  • Understanding of urban sustainability, energy, environment and development challenges in the EBRD region is highly desirable.
  • Specific experience in engagement with women and vulnerable groups is considered a distinct advantage.
  • Experience of a variety of stakeholder engagement tools, including innovative digital tools is advantageous.
  • Familiarity with the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is highly desirable.


  • 2 years assignment (1 year renewable fixed-term contracts).

Start date

  • Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.

How to proceed

Carefully read

Then apply by uploading your CV, motivation letter, work certificates and university credentials as PDF document(s) to our online recruitment system. 

  • Application : Closed
  • Written test (remote): 26 October 2020
  • First round of interviews: 05 November 2020 in Bienne/Switzerland (or by Skype)

Other JPOJunior Professional Officer vacancies

You can apply for as many JPO vacancies as you wish. Each selection process is managed separately; and qualified applications can be considered for several parallel JPO selection processes. 

Read more about the JPOJunior Professional Officer programmes

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