Location: London, United Kingdom
Under the responsibility of the Head of the Policy Analysis and Coordination Unit, the Junior Policy Expert (Impact Assessment) will play an important role in underpinning the regulatory efforts of the EBA with quantitative impact studies, impact assessment advice as well as with economic analysis and research.
In particular, under the overall management of the Head of the Policy Analysis and Coordination Unit, the Junior Policy Expert (Impact Assessment) will contribute to the development of guidelines, recommendations, opinions and binding technical standards by providing support on the drafting of economic analysis and the conduct of quantitative impact studies.
The candidate is expected to have a strong economic background and experience in quantitative finance methods.
The Junior Policy Expert (Impact Assessment) will provide support to the Regulatory and Oversight Departments and the Consumer Protection, Financial Innovation and Payments Unit of the EBA in the economic analysis and assessment of the impact of EBA’s policy stances.
- Conduct or coordination of the EBA’s independent quantitative impact studies (QIS), including the entire process of the collection and analysis of data as well as the drafting of the relevant reports;
- Conduct or coordination of impact assessments intended to support the guidelines, recommendations, opinions and binding technical standards mandated by the EU Regulation and/or Directives, including the any follow up of their respective consultations;
- Representation of the EBA at various working groups or analysis teams and cooperation with the national competent authorities, other European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) and the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) in his/her area of expertise;
- Participation in or coordination of projects intended to improve the capacity of the EBA to store, handle, retrieve and analyse data centrally;
- Execution of other ad hoc tasks as sought by the Head of the Policy Analysis and Coordination Unit.
Submission of Applications
Applications including a curriculum vitae in the Europass format, a motivation letter, and a filled eligibility criteria grid, dated and signed before the deadline should be submitted in English to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org by 18 November 2017 at 12.00 noon London time.
EBA will disregard any application received after deadline. Applicants are strongly advised not to wait until the last day to submit their applications, since heavy internet traffic or fault with the internet connection could lead to difficulties in submission. The EBA cannot be held responsible for any delay due to such difficulties.
Only complete applications will be accepted and considered. In order for the application to be considered complete candidates must send all documents: curriculum vitae in the Europass format, motivation letter, and eligibility criteria grid dated and signed before the deadline.
Candidates should assess and check before submitting their application whether they fulfil all the requirements as specified in the vacancy notice, particularly in terms of qualifications and relevant professional experience.
Professional experience indicated in the curriculum vitae are counted only from the time the candidate obtained the certificate or diploma required for the position and if it is on paid basis (including study grants or internship grants). PhDs may be counted as professional experience if the candidates received a study grant or salary during the time of PhD studies. The maximum duration counted for PhD is three years provided that the PhD has been successfully concluded by the closing date for applications of the selection procedure.
Start and end dates of all previous positions and whether full time or part time work should be indicated in the curriculum vitae. Freelance or self-employed candidates must provide either a copy of the entry in the relevant trade register, or any official document (for example a tax return document) showing clearly the length of the relevant professional experience. Details of any professional experience, training, research or studies must be given on the application form. Candidates must be able to provide photocopies of supporting documents clearly showing duration and nature of experience upon request.
The address indicated in the curriculum vitae will be used as the location from which the candidates invited to interviews travel.
At this stage, please do not send supporting documents (copies of ID cards, passports, diplomas, etc.)