Deadline for application: 31 May
We are looking for senior experts in financial sector and market analysis to reinforce our Financial Sector and Market Analysis division (FSM) and expand the current monitoring framework of the euro area financial system.
The FSM division provides risk analysis and technical advice on regulatory and policy matters related to the financial sector in the euro area and its member states; it monitors financial sector developments, market activity of bank and non-bank financial institutions and related indicators. The FSM division informs country monitoring with its financial sector view and assists other divisions in response to financial assistance requests by assessing potential financing needs.
The successful candidate will have a key role in supporting the management team towards the execution of the division strategy, the development of technical and human resources and continued enhancement of a cooperative and growing work environment. S/he will guide the team in designing novel analytical tools and executing an extended monitoring framework to detect systemic risks stemming from all financial sector compartments and assess their interlinkages with sovereigns. S/he will support the team and give guidance on how effectively deploy financial market information to enrich the risk-signalling toolkit and analyse interactions between the financial sector and the macroeconomy.
S/he will lead and/or coordinate policy research projects, draft topical notes on financial sector and stability risks, and produce analytical work in support of ESM outreach efforts in publications, seminars and conferences. The selected person will report to the Head of FSM.
The European Stability Mechanism (“ESM”) is the permanent crisis resolution mechanism for the countries of the euro area. It has launched five financial assistance programmes, provided financial support, monitored repayment capacity and engaged with partner institutions in the design of programmes in particular in areas of financial interest. To ensure crisis preparedness and timely policy intervention the FCM division provide financial sector insight and follow financial sector developments in the euro area countries.
The ESM is a unique place to work, with around 200 individuals from around the world committed to making a difference to the future of the euro area. It recruits talented professionals of any nationality, from both the private and public sector.
Contract duration: Two/Three-year fixed term contract, with possibility of extension
The ESM aims to provide equal opportunity to all candidates irrespective of their gender, nationality, age, race, culture, education, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or disability. To enhance the diversity of our workforce, we particularly encourage women to apply.