Research Analyst

Council of Europe Development Bank
  • Location
    Paris, France
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
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  • Posted
    Nov 06

Position description

The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) is a multilateral development bank with an exclusively social mandate. Through the provision of financing and technical expertise for projects with a high social impact in its member states, it actively promotes social cohesion and strengthens social integration in Europe. It participates in financing social projects, responds to emergency situations and contributes to improving the living conditions of the most disadvantaged population groups through three sectoral lines of action, namely:

  • Sustainable and inclusive growth;
  • Integration of refugees, displaced persons and migrants;
  • Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures.


The incumbent will report to the Head of Corporate Responsibility & Studies Division and is responsible for the following tasks:

  • To research information and data, develop the necessary analytical and empirical foundations, and draft reports to address the social and economic policy interactions in specific sectors of relevance for CEB;
  • To contribute to the drafting of analytical briefings, speaking notes and PowerPoint presentations on macroeconomic, EU and social issues for the Governor and Vice-Governors;
  • To contribute to the annual reports of the CEB and the Directorate, assessing the socio-economic impact of the Bank’s projects;
  • To coordinate with other specialists in order to gather information and provide technical assistance, inside and outside the Bank for the dissemination of findings on the role of social investment.

More generally, the incumbent will collaborate in any other task that may be requested of him/her within the framework of the Directorate’s activity.



The candidate must have a suitable higher education degree (University degree, Master’s degree or Post-graduate studies) in Social sciences/Economics.

Professional background and technical skills:

  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience, ideally acquired in an international organisation, financing body or research centre for economy and social sciences. Experience with database management and data analysis would be an asset;
  • Sound knowledge of methods in economics, practical knowledge of econometric techniques;
  • Analytical skills: demonstrates problem solving and judgement skills to find appropriate solutions within a short delay; is able to analyse and structure ideas, synthesis of information and documents;
  • Strong writing skills to draft memos, research pieces and reports are essential.

IT skills:

Proficiency in standard office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and in commonly used economics databases. Experience in the use of specific IT solutions would be an asset.

Language skills:

Perfect command of written and spoken English, knowledge of French, the Bank’s other official language, would be an asset.

Core competencies:

  • Innovation;
  • Adaptability;
  • Client Orientation;
  • Result Orientation;
  • Team Work;
  • Communication.

For more information, please consult the CEB Competency Framework.


  • Commitment;
  • Cooperation;
  • Creativity;
  • Transparency;
  • Professionalism.

Nationality: Citizen of one of the Bank’s Member States.


1) Contract: the CEB offers a 1-year appointment (corresponding to the probationary period) with, under certain conditions, the possibility of renewal.

2) Grade and salary:

  • B6/A2;
  • Basic Annual Salary: € 66,003.36.

For more information, please consult the CEB Basic Salary Scale in section 5. Benefits of the CEB website.

As an international organisation, the CEB enjoys a special status which means that our staff members receive their salaries free of income tax. In addition to this, our offer includes allowances* and medical and personal insurance. All of our staff members benefit from a generous contributory pension plan which provides them with either a pension or a leaving allowance.

*Benefits determined by the candidate's personal situation:

  • basic family allowance;
  • expatriation;
  • dependent child supplement;
  • one additional monthly dependent child supplement for a single-parent family;
  • supplement for a disabled and dependent parent subject to certain conditions;
  • supplements for a disabled or severely disabled child subject to certain conditions;
  • education allowance (children) for expatriate staff members;
  • installation allowance and reimbursement of travel and removal expenses subject to certain conditions.

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