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Senior Policy Officer (CCP Policy Profile), European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA

Deadline for application: 23 November 2017

Job summary

ESMA, the European Securities and Markets Authority, has a vacancy for a Senior Policy Officer (CCP Policy Profile).

Location: Paris


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 is organising a selection procedure for a Senior Policy Officer (CCP policy profile), and plans to establish a list of suitable candidates, which can be employed for carrying out the new supervisory responsibilities on Central Counterparties (CCPs) as envisaged in the Commission Proposal amending Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 on OTC Derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR 2.2).

The Markets Department of ESMA is responsible for the rule-making and supervisory convergence tasks related to secondary markets (regulated and OTC), market infrastructures, market abuse and market data. Therefore, it is leading ESMA's work on MIFID/MIFIR6 (wholesale markets), EMIR, Short Selling, Market Abuse, Benchmarks, SFTR and CSDR.

The Post Trading Unit within the Market Department is responsible for the implementation of EMIR, CSDR, SFTR and any other activity or legislation linked to post-trading such as the financial collateral directive and settlement finality directive. The Unit has also been significantly involved in international activity linked to the implementation of the G20 reforms to improve the safety of OTC derivatives markets.

The main task of this position will be to deal with the responsibilities of ESMA on the implementation of EMIR and its future amendments and in particular with reference to contribution to CCP colleges' work, the recognition/registration and where relevant the supervision of Third Country CCPs (TC-CCPs), as well as any related regulatory, policy and supervisory convergence work in the field of CCPs.

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by ESMA -- last modified 06 November 2017