Manager, MiFID/MiFIR

AFME - Association for Financial Markets in Europe

Manager, MiFID/MiFIR

AFME - Association for Financial Markets in Europe

London or Brussels

Reports to: Director, Head of MiFID
Division: Capital Markets

Role purpose

The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve in a full-time capacity as Manager for the AFME Capital Market division. This position will offer you an opportunity to work closely with senior individuals at leading investment banks and regulators in European capital markets, on the review of the Market in Financial Instruments Directive 2/Market in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFID/MiFIR). It is an opportunity to work on the cutting edge of regulatory and market practice developments as well as to participate in initiatives aimed at facilitating opportunities for AFME Members.

You will report to the Head of MiFID and will work closely with AFME staff and members across a wide range of product and policy committees, including equities, fixed income, investor protection, compliance and advocacy. You will support the Head of MiFID, the AFME MiFID Steering Committee and other AFME MiFID team leaders with respect to the impact of MiFID/MiFIR on their members’ businesses. The role requires a strategic approach as well as a high level of attention to technical detail and a strong willingness to develop a deep understanding of the impact of the new regulation on the businesses of AFME Members.

We envisage this role to be in our London office, however, we are open to considering our Brussels office with an expectation that some travel within the EU27 and UK will be required.

Key accountabilities - Key activities/Decision areas

Member support

  • Have direct contact with AFME Members in the above areas, including working with the Member Chairs of AFME’s MiFID Steering Committee and with Members of other AFME divisions;
  • Support on policy and business issue identification, research, preparation and analysis; including fact-gathering;
  • Support communications between Members, regulators, legislators and the media.

Operations

  • The Candidate will be responsible for preparing agendas for the MiFID Steering Committee and for supporting AFME staff in the preparation and execution of meetings/calls and follow-up actions of their groups, including the MiFID groups of the Equity, Fixed Income, Investor Protection, Compliance and Public Policy divisions. Lead and coordinate the execution of actions agreed by the Steering Committee and other MiFID groups, including: the development and deployment of consultation responses and briefing materials; meeting with policy-makers and regulators; and engaging with the wider stakeholder community.

Administration

  • Maintain relevant sections of the AFME website and intranet.

Person specification

Essential key competencies

  • Strong self-motivation;
  • Intellectual curiosity, sharp intellect and high levels of energy and drive;
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • An interest in initiating change;
  • Ability to function effectively in a challenging, fast-paced professional team environment;
  • Determination and resilience.

Knowledge skills and experience

Essential

  • Have a bachelor's or advanced professional degree;
  • At least 3-5 years of prior professional experience on MiFID topics or longer experience in a financial services capital markets organization (preference for specific experience at a trading or banking organization);
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including public speaking;
  • Analytical, organizational, and leadership skills;
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required;
  • IT literate.

Desirable

  • A fluent knowledge of English, plus additional language skills would be a plus.

All candidates are required to have the legal right to work in the UK and/or in the EU.

About us

The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) represents a broad array of European and global participants in the wholesale financial markets. Its members comprise pan-EU and global banks as well as key regional banks, brokers, law firms, investors and other financial market participants. We advocate stable, competitive, sustainable European financial markets that support economic growth and benefit society. 

AFME is the European member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA), a global alliance with the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) in the US, and the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) in Asia.

For more information please visit the AFME website, www.afme.eu or follow us on Twitter: @AFME_EU.

Interested candidate should send the Cover Letter and CV to careers@afme.eu.

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