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Policy Officer - Markets or Investors and issuers profiles, European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA

Deadline for application: 06 July 2017

Job summary

ESMA is organising a selection procedure to recruit Policy Officers, and establish a list of suitable candidates, which can be employed across ESMA. In particular, ESMA is looking for candidates for the following departments: Investors & Issuers Department and Markets Department.

Location: Paris, France


ESMA is an independent EU Authority that was established on 1 January 2011. ESMA's mission is to enhance investors' protection and promote stable and orderly financial markets.

ESMA's Markets Department is responsible for the rule-making, supervisory convergence and supervisory5 tasks related to market infrastructures (at the trading and post-trading levels) and secondary markets conduct rules. Therefore, it is leading ESMA's work on a range of topics in cluding the EMIR implementation, the clearing and the trading obligations, Central Counterpar ties (CCPs), Central Securities Depositories, the MIFID/MIFIR implementation, SFTR implementing rules, Short Selling, Market Abuse, Trade Repositories regulation and the work related to Commodity Derivatives.

Within the Markets Department, ESMA is looking for candidates to fill two positions:

  • Policy Officer (in the area of Post-Trading) - the successful candidate will work on the implementation of the following regulations: EMIR, CSDR, SFTR, and on the development of the relevant technical standards under the Commission?s proposal for a regulation on CCP recovery and resolution. The successful candidate will support the activity related to OTC derivatives and CCP clearing, including tasks related to third country CCPs.
  • Policy Officer (in the area of Secondary Markets) - the successful candidate will contribute to the MIFID II implementation and will support the activities related to transparency, market structure and commodity derivative issues.

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by ESMA -- last modified 06 June 2017