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The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking to recruit for its Legal Directorate (JU), Legal Department, Operations 2 (JU/OPS 2), Outside Europe B Division (OEU-B) at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a (Associate) Banking and Finance Lawyer. This is a full-time position at grade 4/5.
The term of this contract will be 4 years.
Panel interviews are anticipated for mid-January 2020.
The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.
The Outside Europe B Division (OEU-B) is currently dealing with the legal documentation and legal issues for projects in the following countries: Turkey, Central Asia, Balkans and Eastern Neighbours. The (Associate) Banking and Finance Lawyer, internally referred to as (Associate) Officer Legal Services, will assist the Head of Division, together with other legal advisers, in providing legal support to the operational directorates, carrying out work related to all tasks within the remit of the division.
You will act under the authority of the Head of Division, in cooperation with the other lawyers of the OEU-B Division and in accordance with the priorities established by the Head of Division (in coordination with the Head of Department).
The post may involve a certain amount of travel for negotiations and signatures of legal documentation and contracts.
You will carry out work related to all of the Division's responsibilities and work independently on financing operations. The post may involve a certain amount of travel for negotiations and signatures of legal documentation. Key responsibilities will include:
Draft and negotiate legal documentation for financing operations and guarantees for:
projects in the aforementioned countries, notably bilateral loans with banking sector and/or corporates and/or public sector counterparties
structured finance (including securitisations), project finance and PPP transactions, with or without the assistance of external legal counsel
This involves: drafting of documents, legal advisory support, execution of contracts, completion of all related legal formalities and legal monitoring (including loan restructuring and other post-signature tasks).
Manage contacts and negotiations with the Bank's clients and their legal counsels
Liaise with external counsels and supervise their work, whenever necessary
Complete the administrative formalities vis-à-vis clients (public institutions and private enterprises)
Undertake research and conduct legal studies on issues of law arising in connection with the Bank's operations and in the context of developing new financial instruments
Develop and maintain relationships within the Bank and represent EIB externally where necessary
University degree in law, preferably at Master level, and professional legal qualification in Luxembourg, France or England
Minimum 3 years of post-qualification professional experience relevant for the job, in the field of bank lending and/or project finance, acquired with a law firm of international repute or the in-house legal department of a financial institution
Significant experience in the drafting and negotiation of finance documentation in English. Drafting / negotiation experience of such contracts in the relevant geographical area would be an advantage
Solid experience of general banking, structured finance, project finance and/or PPP transactions
Post-graduate legal studies (LLM or equivalent) in a university of international reputation would also be an advantage
Very good knowledge of standard computer tools
Excellent knowledge of English and/or French(*), with a good knowledge of the other. (Knowledge of Russian or other EU languages would be an advantage).
Achievement Drive: Continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals.
Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes.
Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation's needs and intrinsic values, acting with integrity in ways that promote the organisation's mission, policies and rules.
(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages
We are an equal opportunity employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. As such, we promote the inclusion of suitably qualified and experienced staff without regard to their gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, or disability (*).
Deadline for applications: 3rd January 2020.
(*). We particularly welcome applications from women and persons with disabilities.