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Junior legal supervisor - De Nederlandsche Bank

Locatie: Amsterdam
Assess legal risk and internal governance at Dutch banks as a Junior Legal Supervisor at DNB.

Make an impact!
Working for DNB, you will have an impact on financial stability and sustainable prosperity.
You will be at the centre of European banking supervision dynamics, and supervise major Dutch banks. By joining us, you will form part of an intercultural team of European supervisors, in a changing and challenging environment. Using your expertise, you will ensure banks manage and control (non) financial and legal risks.
This is what you will be doing as a Junior Legal Supervisor
Together with your colleagues from the European Central Bank (ECB) and other euro area countries, you will exercise supervision over one of the Dutch systemically important banks. You will be part of the European Joint Supervisory Team (JST), an energetic team of international supervisors. Within the team you will be one of the specialist in legal as well as non-financial risks, such as internal governance and operational risk. You also effectively apply your qualitative skills to supervision in a broader sense.
What exactly does the position entail? 

  • You will assist with assessing incoming requests, such as applications, declarations of non-objection (in Dutch: vvgb) and notifications.
  • You will signal legal risks and give legal advice to your colleagues on prudential regulations and other regulatory matters (CRD IV, Wft, WWFT, etc.).
  • You will participate in discussions with the bank's legal experts and management.
  • You will work jointly with colleagues in the team other (non-financial) risk areas, such as governance, risk management, operational risk, recovery- and resolution planning.  
  • You will cooperate with other legal experts within the division, the Legal Affairs department and the Supervisory Policy Division on new regulations.  

Your profile
You need to be decisive and rational, and have strong analytical skills. You are able to think ahead and outside the box. Our supervisors have an unparalleled ability to exert influence. Therefore you have highly effective persuasive skills. Maintaining professional relationships and a clear communication style come natural to you. Amidst all this you remain critical, keep asking questions and are able to hold your ground in difficult discussions. Furthermore, you are a team player; sharing your knowledge and findings with your colleagues at DNB and beyond, ensures your team will perform even better.
What else are we looking for? 

  • You hold a Master’s degree in Dutch law (Nederlands recht).
  • Specific knowledge of Dutch and European banking regulations and/or Dutch Administrative Law is a pre.
  • You have 0-2 years of work experience.
  • You have an excellent command of Dutch and English, both written and spoken.
  • You have a good feel for relationships and are at ease in an intercultural environment.

Your work environment
You will work in the European Banks Supervision Division (EUBA) of DNB, Based in Amsterdam. The team is engaged in supervising Significant Institutions. Your colleagues hail from different countries and comprise economists, legal experts, certified auditors, econometricians and IT specialists. The atmosphere is informal and amicable, and everybody understands the importance of cooperation.
DNB is part of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), through which the ECB is ultimately responsible for supervision of all euro area banks. The ECB directly supervises the largest European banks, the Significant Institutions (SIs). Working for the SSM means you will travel regularly abroad for training, on-site inspections and other activities. This will be a characteristic element of the job, together with an environment that offers you a good work-life balance.

This is what we offer you
A 36-hour working week at the heart of today's financial and economic world. You will be working for a diverse, solid and socially committed employer which continually anticipates and responds to the changing requirements of the financial environment, and continues to innovate. This will offer you a wealth of opportunities to develop your professional skills and gain new experiences, both in the Netherlands and abroad. You will initially be granted an employment contract for one year, with the prospect of extension, provided your performance is satisfactory and there are no organisational changes.

Other employment conditions accompanying this position are: 

  • A gross monthly salary of between EUR 3,200 and EUR 3,800, based on a 36-hour working week. Salary scale will be based on your knowledge and experience.
  • A 13th monthly salary payment, and an 8% holiday allowance based on 13 months.
  • Your pension entitlements will accrue under a career-average scheme including provisional indexation, with a 6.1% employee contribution.
  • Full reimbursement of your public transport commuting costs.
  • Excellent opportunities for professional and personal development through education and training.
  • A healthy work-life balance. This position allows you to divide your 36-hour working week into four 9-hour days.

On top of all of this, you will be working in the centre of Amsterdam, with excellent access by public transport. Depending on your position, you will be allowed to work from home part of the time, and we increasingly work according to agile methods.

Why not apply now?
If working with an impact as a junior legal supervisor appeals to you, then apply now. Please submit your motivation letter and full CV no later than 18 October 2019. If you have any questions before applying, please find our contact details below. We will be happy to tell you what makes working for DNB so unique.
We follow a very careful process when assessing candidates. For us as a reliable employer, this is only natural. The selection procedure therefore includes an e-assessment, and we require you to demonstrate your analytical skills in a writing test (case study).
This is a category 2a position, which means that we will ask the judicial authorities to perform a background check. The selection process also involves online screening. You can find more information about the screening process here (available in Dutch only).
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Please send your application for Junior legal supervisor at De Nederlandsche Bank in Amsterdam including your CV and motivation letter via our website.

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Job posted

04 oktober 2019
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m. 06 5249 6263

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