The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its General Secretariat (SG) - EIB Permanent Representative’s Office in Brussels (BXL OFF) - Policies and Operations Unit (PO) at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a (Senior) Institutional Policy Officer in the Brussels office. This is a full-time position at grade 5/6.
The term of this contract will be 3 years.
Panel interviews are anticipated from October, 2021.
As the (Senior) Institutional Policy Officer, internally referred to as (Senior) Officer, you will be involved in strengthening the Brussels office capacity to promote the roll-out EIB´s Climate Bank Roadmap and its non-EU operations in support of EU external action. The position will further the Bank´s inter-institutional cooperation and alignment with relevant Brussels-based stakeholders (including the EC, the Council, the EP and think tanks), whose understanding and institutional/political support will be vital to the success of EIB´s endeavours in these strategic areas.
Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Policies & Operations Unit, this role at the Office of the Permanent Representative in Brussels encompasses a high volume of activities in a complex organizational framework. You will strengthen the capacity to develop high-level relations and to facilitate inter-institutional and policy dialogue with the European Commission, the Council, the European Parliament and other stakeholders, including International Financial Institutions and National Promotional Banks.
This position requires a high level of political discernment, following up on the legislative and non-legislative EU decision-making process within its assigned portfolio, representing the Bank in the preparation, negotiation and follow-up of institutional affairs, EU political initiatives and policies concerning the EIB in order to promote its views in liaison with the competent services of the Bank.
You will report to the Head of the Policies & Operations Unit and work in close collaboration with the EIB Group's services and governance structure as well as with EU institutions and bodies (Commission, Parliament, working groups of the Council, the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions), permanent representations, National Promotional Banks and other international organisations.
Find out more about EIB core competencies here.
(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages.
We are an equal opportunity employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. As such, we promote the inclusion of suitably qualified and experienced staff without regard to their gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, or disability (*).
By applying for this position you acknowledge the importance of maintaining the security and integrity of the Information of the EIB Group. In case of selection for the position you agree to comply with all measures (policies, controls, document classification and management) implemented by the EIB Group to prevent unauthorized disclosure of any information or any damage to the EIB Group reputation.
Deadline for applications: 10th September 2021
(*). We particularly welcome applications from women and persons with disabilities.