Employee - Governmental Relations (f/m/d) Employee - Governmental Relations (f/m/d) …

Deutsche Börse AG
in Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Aug 19
Competitive
Deutsche Börse AG
in Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Aug 19
Competitive
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital – markets on which professional traders buy and sell financial instruments according to clear rules and under strict supervision. With its services and systems, Deutsche Börse Group ensures the functioning of these markets and a level playing field for all participants – worldwide.

However, Deutsche Börse Group's products and services are by no means limited to trading “as such”: its business areas cover the entire value chain in the financial services sector, ranging from pre-IPO services and the admission of securities, through trading, clearing and settlement to custody services and other financial instruments, along with collateral and liquidity management. Additionally, the Group provides IT services, indices and market data worldwide.


Field of activity

Constituting the key vehicle for interest representation, Government Relations acts as the gateway to the political and regulatory sphere. Bringing together an international team of experts on legislative and political processes at regional, national, supranational and global level, the Section designs and implements DBG's advocacy strategies concerning key regulatory and political issues.

Deploying a multitude of instruments, Government Relations leverages DBG's business strategy by mitigating risks and developing opportunities in the political and regulatory context. The Section provides qualitative and timely information throughout the whole legislative lifecycle to ensure informed engagement, and represents DBG's interests in associations such as the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE), the European Association of CCP Clearing Houses (EACH) and the European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA).

Managing the group-wide interaction with key political and regulatory stakeholders, such as from Ministries, Parliaments or the European Commission, Government Relations is steered out of Brussels and stretches across Berlin, Eschborn and Luxembourg to maximise DBG's resonance. 

Tasks/responsibilities

  • Monitoring of European and international regulatory developments with a particular focus on our Clearstream Business
  • Supporting the development, implementation and execution of advocacy and political communication strategies
  • Preparing briefings, background analyses, assessments and political fact-sheets
  • Relationship management and representation of Deutsche Börse Group/Clearstream interests at European and global level
  • Developing and maintaining a solid network of political and regulatory contacts
  • Support the Section's work in relation to relevant industry associations
  • Undertaking political and regulatory research
  • Frequent travel to Luxembourg required

 
Qualifications/required skills

  • Bachelor's degree or comparable degree in economics, law, European studies, political or social sciences
  • At least 1-2 years working experience in strategy or public affairs as well as practical experiences with political processes at European and/or international level
  • Solid knowledge of political institutions as well as formal and informal political processes at EU-level
  • Knowledge of European financial markets policies and ongoing legislative files
  • Well-established contact network within the European institutions
  • Solid knowledge of financial services, and financial market infrastructures in Europe. Specific knowledge on settlement, issuance and trade reporting preferred
  • Ability to explain complex matters in a comprehensible way
  • Self-initiative for active information gathering and information processing
  • Very good written and spoken English language proficiency; proficiency of German and French and/or another European official language would be an advantage

Dedication, team and communication skills, flexibility as well as competent handling of MS Office applications round out your profile. There are numerous good reasons to work for us: responsibility at an early stage, attractive social benefits, an international working environment and a broad variety of career opportunities. Applications from disabled persons are welcome.

Are you interested in working with a pleasant and very dedicated team? Convince us with an appealing application. Please use our online application portal.

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