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Policy advisor on Sustainable and Promotional Finance

  • EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC BANKS
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: August 1, 2024
  • EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC BANKS
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: August 1, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: marcel.roy@eapb.eu


ABOUT EAPB:

The European Association of Public Banks (EAPB) gathers member organisations (financial institutions, funding agencies, promotional and public banks, associations of public banks and banks with similar interests) from 17 European States, representing directly and indirectly the interests of over 90 financial institutions towards the EU and other European stakeholders. With a combined balance sheet total of about EUR 3,4 trillion and a market share of around 15%, EAPB members constitute an essential part of the European financial sector.

EAPB members include national and regional promotional banks, municipality funding agencies, and public commercial banks across Europe. They provide financial services and funding for projects that support sustainable economic and social development. Their activities range from funding companies and SMEs, export financing, and promoting a greener economy to financing social housing, healthcare, education, and public infrastructure at various levels. All EAPB members are state-owned at the local, regional, or national level and act in the public interest. They address financing needs underserved by the market, promote social and economic development, support the real economy, and bring concrete benefits to citizens.

Currently, the EAPB is recruiting policy advisor on sustainable and promotional finance.

SCOPE:

The advisor will successfully support the activities of the association and advise EAPB members on key EU legislative developments affecting the public banking sector. Reporting to the Secretary-General, their role will focus on sustainable and promotional finance, including structural funds policy and EU central financial instruments. The tasks will include maintaining strong relationships with relevant stakeholders and our members.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute advocacy with key EU policymakers, focusing on sustainable finance and EU promotional policy;

  • Draft policy briefs, news and information briefs, social media content, and other advocacy documents on EU affairs;

  • Ensure information flow on policy developments, relevant events, and funding opportunities in the EU to EAPB members;

  • Prepare high-level meetings for the EAPB Secretary-General and President;

  • Prepare and coordinate the EAPB Expert Working Group on Structural funds and financial instruments;

  • Liaise with EU institutions, the European Investment Bank Group (EIB and EIF), and other relevant international institutions;

  • Represent the Association in meetings with partners and EU institutions.


MAIN POLICY AREAS:

  • EU Structural Funds;

  • EU Central Financial Instruments (InvestEU);

  • Implementation of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF);

  • Funding from Capital Markets for the Sustainable transition.


PROFILE OF CANDIDATES:

Required

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (native level);

  • University degree in law, political science, economics, or another relevant discipline;

  • At least 2-3 years of demonstrable work experience in EU policy, management of EU-funded projects, or financial regulation;

  • Dynamic, results-oriented team player.


Desirable

  • Proficiency in other EU official languages, particularly French and German;

  • Knowledge of the financial sector and European policies.


WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Play a key role in influencing public discussion on the role of public banking in 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;

  • An employment contract under Belgian law for an indefinite period.


REMUNERATION PACKAGE:

  • Competitive salary;

  • Lunch vouchers;

  • Ecological product vouchers;

  • Additional days of conventional holidays;

  • Transport allowance;

  • Private health coverage.


APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested candidates are invited to send their application letter and CV by 1 August -via email to the Secretary General, Mr. Marcel Roy, at marcel.roy@eapb.eu
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: marcel.roy@eapb.eu

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