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Junior Professional Officer (JPO)/Beigeordnete Sachverständige (BS)

Beigeordnete Sachverständige (BS) sind international bekannt als Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), Associate Experts (AEs) oder Associate Professional Officers (APOs). Die Bundesregierung hat mit etwa 20 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als Beigeordnete Sachverständige geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben. Bitte beachten Sie, dass bei einigen Internationalen Organisationen eine Altersgrenze existiert, hier ist die jeweilige Stellenausschreibung maßgebend (entscheidend für die Altersgrenze ist der Zeitpunkt der Aufnahme der Tätigkeit).


Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO/BS-Programm.
Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 22.Februar 2019, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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IFAD - JPO, Risk Officer, Financial Operations Department in Rome, Italy


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Risk Officer, Rome, Italy
Sector/Unit: Risk and Compliance Function & Financial Operations Department
Duration: 2 year with the possibility of extension for another year

Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!
 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Collect economic data intelligence sources and official publications from key institutions (i.e. World Bank, IMF…) to facilitate the assessment of country risk ratings.   
  • Compilation and analysis of risk metrics related to the loan portfolio of IFAD on a regular basis, including the assistance on the preparation of quarterly reports.   
  • Review the investment portfolio of IFAD and assist on the production of monthly risk and compliance reports.
  • Support in the implementation of system enhancements to improve data accuracy and analysis capabilities related to the risk function.
  • Assist in the development of risk management policies and guidelines, including procedures and processes for their implementation.
  • Assist in the maintenance of a risk database for the RFC.  
  • Support the Front Office Team in monitoring progress on departmental initiatives liaising with FOD divisions when needed.
  • Ensuring outputs produced by RFC/FOD maintain high-quality standards; that reports are clear, objective and based on comprehensive data.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master´s degree in finance, business administration or related areas
  • Professional qualification in risk and / or finance (Financial Risk Manager,
  • Chartered Financial Analyst or other related certifications) is a plus.


Experience:

  • Two to three years of professional experience in a financial institution, preferably with experience in risk management including asset liability management, market risk and / or credit risk.

 
Key Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Working knowledge of Arabic, French, or Spanish is an asset.
  • Understanding of international financial institutions' rating agency methodologies and working experience interacting with credit rating agencies is a plus.
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills. Expert knowledge in Excel and spreadsheet solutions.
  • Knowledge of capital markets instruments including Fixed Income, Derivatives, including risk measurement and familiarity with valuation concepts (cash flow, present value, interest rate risk, duration, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg is desirable.
  • Foster teamwork by being a good team player and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines and manage priorities efficiently.
  • Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions and make conclusions and recommendations.