The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) is a multilateral development bank with a social vocation. Established in 1956 in order to bring solutions to the problems of refugees, its scope of action has progressively widened to other sectors of action directly contributing to strengthening social cohesion in Europe. The CEB represents the major instrument of the policy of solidarity in Europe, in order to help its 41 Member States achieve sustainable and equitable growth.
In the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), the incumbent will be providing legal advice on a wide range of matters in connection with the Bank’s project financing activity, in particular:
The incumbent, depending on his/her experience, may also work on transactions in connection with the Bank’s capital markets activity (funding/derivatives/repos…).
In carrying out the above functions, the incumbent will need to demonstrate a good capacity for managing autonomously the files entrusted to him/her by a Senior Legal Counsel or by the Deputy General Counsel.
The minimum requirement is fluency in one of the Bank’s two official languages (English/French) and a basic knowledge of the other. Fluency in German is an advantage.
1) Contract: the CEB offers a 4-year appointment (including a one year probationary period) with, under certain conditions, the possibility of renewal.
2) Grade and salary:
3) Benefits (determined by the candidate's personal situation):
4) Taxation: the items included in points 2) and 3) are not liable for income tax.
Within the framework of its rules on equal opportunity, the Council of Europe Development Bank strives to ensure equal representation of men and women among its staff, both per category and per grade. In compliance with these rules, in the case of equal merit, preference is given to the candidate of the underrepresented sex (at the time when the Selection Committee makes its recommendation).
To submit your application, please visit our online recruitment site: http://ceb.profils.org.
Deadline for applications: 4 March 2018 by midnight (Paris time).
Candidates may be required to take examinations.