Policy Adviser

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21 Jun 2019

About the Swiss Finance Council:

The Swiss Finance Council represents the interests of internationally active Swiss financial institutions and provides a platform to share their experience, expertise and knowledge through a permanent representative office in Brussels. It articulates and advocates the common interests of its members, provides a voice for their joint positions and a source of knowledge and experience in finance for policy makers and the industry at large.

Job Description:

The Policy Adviser plays a crucial role in SFC activities and will be in charge for the organization of one of its working groups. He/she will report directly to the Managing Director.

Main tasks:

  • Develop relationships with key EU officials and stakeholders
  • Organize and contribute to SFC working groups
  • Produce policy papers and other advocacy materials
  • Prepare presentations and briefings for the SFC and its members
  • Report on meetings, public hearings, conferences and other events
  • Research and inform on key EU-Swiss issues for the members
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance on policy matters.
  • Contribute to SFC events.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Good understanding of the functioning of the European institutions and EU policy making;
  • University degree in economics, business, political sciences or law;
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in working with EU Institutions or the financial sector;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills for dealing with stakeholders and counterparts;
  • Strong time-management, organizational skills and ability to coordinate several tasks at the same time;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing in English. Being fluent in another EU languages is an advantage;
  • Professional use of Outlook and MS Office.

We offer:

  • A dynamic working environment;
  • A competitive salary and a set of additional benefits;
  • A full time position.

Start date: Summer 2019

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter accompanied by a CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to brussels@swissfinancecouncil.org.

Deadline for applications: Friday 21 June 2019 COB
Please note that the SFC will contact only successful candidates.

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