Reports to: Deputy Head of Advocacy, Managing Director, Advocacy
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.
On behalf of our pan-European and global membership, AFME aims to provide industry insights and expertise from our membership to policy makers and the regulatory and supervisory community for financial services. Our objective is to promote a clear understanding of how financial markets can meet the needs of the economy. We support deep and integrated European capital markets which serve companies and investors and benefit society. AFME is part of an international alliance of leading trade associations brought together under the Global Financial Markets Association which addresses the global regulatory agenda.
We are seeking to fill a vacancy in our Advocacy Division. The Division is responsible for ensuring that AFME messages on proposed policy initiatives are delivered to official sector stakeholders in the EU & UK in an appropriate, effective and coherent manner, taking the wider political agenda into account.
Based in Brussels, the successful candidate will play a key role in AFME’s work on the prudential and resolution frameworks in both the EU & UK and will provide the secretariat to AFME’s European Public Policy Committee.
Working with member firms and AFME's policy experts, the post holder will help shape and convey our messages to participants in the European policy-making process. The role is at the heart of AFME’s activities, analysing and influencing current and future European legislative, regulatory and public policy issues.
The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) provides an excellent benefits package for employees and their eligible dependents. The benefits package includes:
AFME is committed to equality opportunity for all staff and applications. Individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.