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Application Open Date: 
20/05/2020 - 02:01
Deadline Date: 
22/06/2020 - 23:59
Paris, France
Type of Contract: 
Contract staff
JOB Description: 
With the recently agreed additional responsibilities for ESMA, there is a particular need to strengthen our capabilities to support our direct supervision activities, our efforts in supervi-sory convergence, as well as to continue to improve our regulatory and cross-cutting func-tions. This profile is for you if you: • like to influence through policy/rule making in one of ESMAs areas of competence; • enjoy writing clear and concise texts in English; • are a good communicator; • can see yourself reaching consensus amongst different stakeholders at EU level; • are able to succeed in a culturally diverse work environment; • are interested in supervision on EU level and international context. As a Policy & Convergence Officer at ESMA your tasks might include the following: • conducting policy and analytical work in the relevant area; • contributing to ESMA’s work on drafting technical standards, advice, opinions, guidelines and Q&As under relevant regulation; • participating and providing support to various project streams for the definition or imple-mentation of the relevant regulatory framework; • supporting the work of the relevant Standing Committees or Task Forces, made up of technical experts from the national competent authorities (NCAs); • contributing to ESMA’s work in promoting the consistent application of EU law by NCA; • enhance supervisory convergence across NCAs, in all regulatory areas of ESMA; • representing ESMA in meetings with internal and external stakeholders Essential requirements: a) Knowledge (proven by education or work experience) of the EU financial sector; b) Work experience of at least one (1) year (acquired after obtaining the minimum education, see point 3A) in the area of policy drafting: • as legislator OR • as regulator OR • as compliance officer OR • as supervisor OR • as policy officer in a financial services firm OR • experience in advising/consulting on regulatory matters. c) Excellent oral and drafting skills in English, as well as clear and concise writing style Advantageous requirements: d) Knowledge (proven by education or experience) in at least one of the following industries/areas: • Asset management (UCITS, AIFMD); • Benchmarks;• Central securities depositories (CSDR), • Central counterparties (CCP); • Consumer protection in the area of finance; • Corporate finance and reporting; • Corporate governance; • Credit Rating Agencies; • Data reporting services providers (DRSP); • Environmental, social and governance ESG); • Financial innovation; • MiFID2/MiFIR (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive/Regulations); • OTC derivatives (EMIR); • Securities financing transactions Regulation (SFTR); • Securitisation; • Shortselling; • Sustainable Finance • Trade Repositories (EMIR); or • Interacting/liaising/negotiating with different stakeholders in a policy or supervisory role. e) Experience in coordinating or participating in committees or expert groups; f) Experience with/in international organisations, national authorities or EU institutions in the context of Financial Sector; g) Experience in analysing legislative and regulatory provisions from different sources/countries; h) Motivation for the advertised position. You must submit your application through e-Recruitment. ESMA does not accept applications submitted by any other means.
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