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  • EAPB Vacancy for an Adviser on banking regulation(f/m)

    14 February 2020

    About us

    The European Association of Public Banks (EAPB) gathers member organisations from different European Member States and countries, representing directly and indirectly the interests of over 90 public-sector financial institutions towards the EU and other European stakeholders. With a combined balance sheet total of about EUR 3,200 billion EAPB members constitute an essential part of the European financial sector. We represent about 83,000 employees. Currently, the EAPB is recruiting a Junior Adviser.

    EAPB members are national and regional promotional banks, municipality funding agencies and public commercial banks across Europe. EAPB members provide financial services and funding for projects that support sustainable economic and social development with, amongst others, activities ranging from the funding of companies/SMEs, export financing and the promotion of a greener economy to the financing of social housing, health care, education and public infrastructure at national, regional and local level. All EAPB members are State-owned at local, regional or national level and act in the public interest. EAPB promotional banks and funding agencies address financing needs underserved by the market and desirable from a public policy perspective, they promote social and economic development, help the real economy and bring concrete benefits for citizens.

    Scope

    The Adviser shall successfully support the activities of the Association and advise the EAPB members on key EU legislative developments affecting the public banking sector. Reporting to the Secretary-General. Her or His role will be to support the work of the EAPB Secretariat, with a particular focus on banking a regulation. The tasks will include maintaining strong relationships with relevant stakeholders and our members.

    Key responsibilities include

    • Developing and executing advocacy with key EU policy makers, with a particular focus on banking supervision and sustainable finance
    • Drafting policy briefs, news and information briefs, social media and other advocacy documents on EU Affairs
    • Ensure information flow on policy developments, relevant events and funding opportunities in the EU to EAPB Members
    • Preparation of high-level meetings of EAPB Secretary-General and President
    • Preparation and coordinate EAPB Economic and Financial Affairs Committee (composed of member experts), Sustainable finance Working Group and other meetings
    • Liaising with EU Institutions and other relevant bodies
    • Representing the Association in meetings with the Association’s partners and EU institutions

    Main Policy areas:

    • Capital Requirements
    • Banking Supervision
    • Sustainable finance
    • European Supervisory Authorities
    • Banking Union
    • Single Supervisory mechanism (SSM) and European Central Bank supervision issues
    • Accounting standards

    Profile of candidates

    Required

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (mother-tongue level)

    • Hold a university degree in law, political science, economics or another relevant discipline

    • At least 2-3 years of demonstrated work experience in EU policy or financial regulation work

    • Be a dynamic, result-oriented team-player

      Desirable

    • Good level of other EU official languages, particularly French and German
    • Knowledge of financial sector and European policies

    What we offer

    • The opportunity to play a key role in influencing the public discussion on the role of public banking for the development of the European economy and social cohesion
    • Be part of a friendly, dynamic and international team in the heart of the Brussels EU district
    • The EAPB offers an employment contract under Belgian law for an indefinite period
    • Remuneration package: competitive salary, lunch vouchers, ecovouchers, additional days of conventional holidays, transport allowance

      Interested candidates are invited to send their application letter and CV by 5 March 2020 via post or via e-mail to the Secretary-General, Mr. Marcel Roy, European Association of Public Banks (EAPB), Avenue de la Joyeuse Entrée 1-5, 1040 Brussels or marcel.roy@eapb.eu.

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