The Central Bank of Ireland currently has a vacancy for a Senior Policy Specialist- Market Risk in the Financial Risks and Governance Policy Division on a contract of indefinite duration in the Financial Risks and Governance Policy Division. This role is aligned with the Bank Professional 2 (BP2) grade and the Bank Professional 2 (BP2) salary scale applies. Please visit our websitefor further information on our salary scales.
The senior role involves representing the Central Bank as a senior specialist and influencing the development of market risk policy at national and European level, as well as providing technical advice to supervisors and senior management to contribute to the robustness of the regulatory and supervisory framework
Lead and propose the direction of the development of market risk policy, both at EU and national level, including providing expert advice on the implementation of that policy to ensure the delivery of high quality, technically accurate policy input/positions.
Provide expert technical input to colleagues and relevant government departments on market risk policy developments and national transposition to ensure the development of a technically accurate and prudentially sound regulatory framework. Provide expert technical advice to internal stakeholders, including senior executives, recommending solutions to complex supervisory problems and emerging issues, so as to contribute to the robustness of supervisory practices and decisions.
Represent Ireland on relevant domestic and EU fora, including sub-committees of European Supervisory Authorities, European Central Bank (ECB)/ Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) and European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB).
Provide technical briefing and/or recommendations to senior executives on market risk as required to ensure senior management are appraised of the technical issues involved and how such issues may impact the Central Bank's risk appetite both at a domestic and/or EU level.
Provide relevant skills transfer, coaching and mentoring to team members to share expertise and ensure that the necessary skills, competencies and knowledge are being developed and leveraged across the Banking Risks Policy team
Manage and foster a good working relationship with internal and external stakeholders
Develop and deliver appropriate high quality training and provide supports on market risk and specific banking policy issues
Third level honours degree in any subject indicating strong analytical, judgement and compositional skills or professional qualification preferably in law, finance, economics, risk, accounting, business or any related professional discipline with evidence of strong professional training performance.
At least 10 years' experience in a legal/policy or management role related to market risk.
Evidence of experience operating autonomously in negotiations or in dealing with complex legal concepts at an advanced level is a strong advantage.
A very strong knowledge and understanding of the European and Irish financial legislative and regulatory framework particularly:
Expert technical knowledge of market risk
A broad understanding of financial sector related legislation which impacts on market risk
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills. Ability to proactively source relevant information from inside and outside the Central Bank and the financial risks area in order to formulate policy positions and present solutions to complex policy questions.
Strong drafting (with an emphasis on legal drafting) and presentation skills.
Good knowledge of the financial services industry.
The role holder will be expected to be adaptable and capable of contribution substantially to the resolution of unexpected and unanticipated problems. The role holder will display strong personal effectiveness and autonomy in terms of managing priorities, demands and available resources
Highly developed oral and written communication skills and a proven ability to influence and negotiate at a senior level both internally and externally. The role holder is able effectively to communicate complex policy problems and decisions.
Significant personal impact, networking and negotiating capacity
Ability to work effectively as a team member and to motivate and develop others.
Closing date: 18th July 2019
To apply, please complete the application form attached (via the link below). As the application form plays an important role in the shortlisting and selection process, it is essential that it is completed fully. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an automatic email from us acknowledging receipt. If you do not receive this auto-acknowledgement, please contact Gaven Bilsland on 01 224 6193 or email email@example.com.
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The Central Bank of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
We encourage applications from diverse candidates. If we can make any accommodations to enable us to see the best version of you during interview, and/or in how you carry out your role in the Central Bank, please let us know. All information disclosed will be kept confidential.
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