Adviser (m/f/d) Banking Resolution, Deposit Protection, Company Law and Governance

European Association of Co-operative Banks 5<y Senior Level  Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium 21 Jan 2020

Job Description

EACB – European Association of Co-operative Banks searches

Adviser (m/f/d) Banking Resolution, Deposit Protection, Company Law and Governance

Brussels, Belgium

JOB DESCRIPTION

The adviser reports to the Head of the Legal Department directly. His or her portfolio will comprise the following tasks:

  • Monitor European technical initiatives relevant for cooperative banks related to Deposit Guarantee Systems, Recovery and Resolution, as well as aspects of Corporate Governance and Company Law;
  • Monitor related activities of the Financial Stability Forum, the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Commission, Parliament and Council;
  • Regularly inform member organisations about latest development regarding regulatory policy for banks (by emails, internal memos and reports);
  • Organise meetings of the competent experts’ working group and task forces of the EACB several times a year (setting up of agenda, inviting members and guest speakers, moderating the discussion);
  • Represent member organisations’ interests in meetings; lobby towards EU Institutions (European Commission, Parliament, Council, European Banking Authority (EBA));
  • Draft position papers, letters, speeches and other relevant documents for internal and external distribution;
  • Maintain a network of contacts both within the association and outside (EU policy-makers, global bodies other trade associations, etc.).

PROFILE

  • Distinct interest in financial supervisory affairs and their technical aspects;
  • University degree (preferably Master’s level) in law, economics or business administration;
  • Previous work experience in the banking/financial sector and a good understanding of the tasks of a trade association;
  • Some experience (5-8 years), preferably in a bank and/or trade association;
  • Good knowledge of EU law and EU institutions and the regulatory processes;
  • Fluent written and spoken English – knowledge of other languages (French, German, etc.) is welcome;
  • Excellent drafting and analytical skills;
  • Good computer skills.

BENEFITS

The European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB) is an international non-profit association which was founded in 1970 and is based in Brussels. It represents the interests of co-operative banks in Europe with 28 members representing 2.800 local banks. Co-operative banks have a long tradition in serving 209 million customers, mainly consumers, retailers and SMEs with a total average market share of about 20%. Further information on the association is available on www.eacb.coop.

The EACB offers a dynamic work environment in an international and multilingual team of policy experts. As part of a major European Credit Sector Association, you will have the opportunity to develop high-level contacts in the area of financial services and to gain expertise.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, including among others lunch vouchers, group insurance and transport allowance.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please address your CV and cover letter by 14 February 2020 to:

Mr. Volker Heegemann
Head of Legal Department
European Association of Co-operative Banks
Rue de l’Industrie 26-38
1040 Brussels

Email: secretariat@eacb.coop

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