Official Swiss JPO positions with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Official Swiss JPO positions with the EBRD

Swiss JPO positions, reserved for Swiss nationals aged 32 and under, are one of the best springboards for career success in multilateral organisations such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Currently 0 vacancy with the EBRDEuropean Bank for Reconstruction and Development :

The EBRDEuropean Bank for Reconstruction and Development at a glance

The EBRD is an international financial institution supporting projects across three continents. Investing primarily in private sector clients whose needs cannot be fully met by the market, the EBRD promotes entrepreneurship and fosters transition towards open and sustainable market economies.

Whether you are a banker, analyst, economist, IT specialist or researcher, there are a number of opportunities to support the EBRD in its operations from client relations to communications.

More about the EBRD or visit EBRD.com

The EBRD invests in changing lives – a mission that couldn't be achieved without its employees

Swiss JPOJunior Professional Officer positions

Swiss JPO positions are one of the best opportunities for Swiss nationals who aspire to a career with the EBRDEuropean Bank for Reconstruction and Development , another international financial institution (IFI) or with the United Nations, and can avail themselves of a Master's degree and at least 3 years' relevant professional experience. 

After 2 or 3 years of assignment, JPOsJunior Professional Officers are expected to remain in international financial institutions (e.g. shift to an international staff position at the GF level).
More about the Swiss JPO programme in IFIs

One of the best springboards for career success in multilateral organisations

Profiles sought-after

JPOsJunior Professional Officers serve primarily at EBRDEuropean Bank for Reconstruction and Development headquarters in London. Depending on the position, the JPOJunior Professional Officer programme might also offer experience in countries of operations (EBRD Resident Offices).

The job titles of former and current Swiss EBRD JPOs illustrate the diversity of work areas, and therefore the diversity of professional backgrounds:

  • Analyst, Corporate & Project Finance Credit Risk Management
  • Associate Manager
  • Banking Analyst
  • Counsel or Associate Counsel, Legal Transition
  • Social and Gender Analyst
  • etc.

In addition to technical expertise and hard skills, JPOs must show a commitment to high ethical standards as well as interpersonal and intercultural communication skills. These competencies are important because professionals interact and collaborate on a daily basis with a broad range of contacts. Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a blueprint for global development, promoting environmentally sustainable and inclusive economic progress, is a driving force for EBRD JPOs.

Contributing to the SDGs, a blueprint for global development, is a driving force for EBRD JPOs

Can't find any vacancy for you?

  • Be on the lookout: Swiss JPOJunior Professional Officer vacancies are advertised for a few weeks only. Visit this page regularly, follow cinfo on LinkedIn and Facebook and sign up to cinfo's tailor-made jobletter and newsletter
  • Don't focus solely on the EBRDEuropean Bank for Reconstruction and Development : you can find Swiss JPO vacancies in other IFIsInternational Financial Institutions and in several UN organisations. All vacancies are advertised here

Frequently asked questions

The Donor's and cinfo's role

The Swiss JPO programme is funded by the Swiss Confederation:

cinfo is in charge of:

  • promoting the programme
  • publishing and publicising all vacancies
  • processing applications
  • conducting interviews with candidates
  • pre-selecting and recommending candidates
  • preparing the selected JPOs for their assignment
  • offering career advice and follow-up during JPO assignments

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