The successful candidate will deliver the legal services required by the Bank in the area of international and EU banking and financial regulations.
The lawyer (internally referred as-Senior-Officer Legal Services) will act under the authority of the Head of Division and in accordance with priorities established by him/her, in agreement with the Head of Department. S/he will work in close co-operation with other lawyers of the division and of the department as well as with the Risk Management (RM), Finance (FI) and Operations (OPS) Directorates as well as with the General Secretariat (SG).
Under the supervision of the Head of Division, whose instructions s/he will follow when dealing with complex files and whose approval s/he will seek on fundamental or unusual matters, the lawyer will be requested to:
Analyse regulations being prepared or having been approved by the EU and/or other international organisations and/or regulators affecting EIB's activities in particular in the area of governance, conduct supervision, prudential requirements, reporting and other related supervisory topics;
Assist EIB's services in developing the EIB's best banking practice framework and in assessing to which extent EU banking and financial regulations should be applied by EIB as best banking practice;
Assist EIB's services in regulatory and supervisory matters;
Represent the Bank's Legal Service in internal working groups (meetings, task forces...) to deal with specific issues related to EIB's best banking practice framework;
Maintain contact with the Division's counterparts, both within and outside the Bank (may involve travel);
Make legal presentations to various internal and external audiences.
University degree in the law of one of the EU Member States and/or an equivalent professional legal qualification
At least 5 years professional experience, preferably in the field of international and EU banking and financial regulations
Past experience in an international law firm would be an asset
Sound knowledge of the main aspects on institutional and substantive EU law
Good knowledge of the Bank's objectives, policies and procedures in the relevant domain
Experience in working with the EU institutions/agencies, regulators and/or other multilateral banks would be an advantage
Familiarity with standard IT tools and Bank working procedures
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English or French (*) and a good command of the other one. Knowledge of another language of the European Union would be an asset
Achievement Drive: continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals
Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes
Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation's needs and intrinsic values, acting with integrity in ways that promote the organisation's mission, policies and rules
(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages.
For more information and how to apply, please visit https://erecruitment.eib.org selecting Job ID 103979.
Deadline for applications: 21st June 2017
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