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Policy Analyst, based in Brussels

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EDFI ( is the Association of European Development Finance Institutions. EDFI represents 15 development banks and investment funds that are backed by European governments to promote sustainable investment in the private sector in emerging and frontier markets. EDFI’s members have invested over €100 billion in more than 15,000 projects in developing countries outside the EU. The mission of EDFI is to promote members’ professional networks, inform policy, and drive innovation in industry standards. EDFI also manages facilities that promote financial cooperation among European DFIs and the EU institutions. Over 40 dedicated professionals now work within the EDFI Secretariat and the EDFI Management Company (

The EDFI offices are in Brussels (EU quarters: Rue de la Loi).

In anticipation of future developments and growth, EDFI has a vacancy for a:

Policy Analyst


The mission:

The Policy Analyst will contribute to EDFI’s policy, knowledge, and innovation initiatives. The role is to deliver strong fact-based analysis of data and issues, business writing, and outreach support.


  • Conducting analysis and tracking research, policy and regulatory trends affecting development finance activities at European and global levels
  • Supporting joint EDFI representation with EU institutions and in working group of international financial institutions, including on preparing materials and coordinating input from members
  • Supporting EDFI Task Forces on a variety of initiatives, including on preparing work plans, coordinating meeting, and drafting minutes and written outputs
  • Coordinating production of key EDFI publications such as the Comparative Analysis and the Annual Report, including on data collection, processing, presentation and drafting
  • Drafting proposals, work plans, and funding applications for new programmatic initiatives


The ideal Policy Analyst has a track/record of strong academic achievement, in-depth exposure to international development cooperation policy and/or impact investing, and has the following profile:

  • University degree in economics, political science, law or related field with a strong record from a recognised institution.
  • Knowledge of development finance and experience with European institutions an advantage.
  • Demonstrated strong quantitative analysis and business writing skills.
  • Excellent planning & organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex tasks and prioritise demands to meet deadlines.
  • Team-player with ability to work in multi-cultural environment.
  • Languages: Fluent in English.


  • The Policy Analyst at EDFI will have the opportunity to become part of a team that helps shape European development finance and reach the global climate and sustainable development goals. EDFI offers a competitive package in line with qualifications and a dynamic international working environment.
  • All candidates must be eligible, able and willing to work in Belgium (Brussels).
  • The position will be filled as soon as possible. Work will be performed remotely until sanitary restrictions will permit staff to return to the office.


Other keywords: Policy Officer, Financial Analyst, Financial Consultant

  • Placed on:Mon 1 February 2021
  • Location: Brussels

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