For one of our clients, a European Institution, we are looking for a :
Mandate Officer (m / f)
English & Polish speaking
Purpose : The selected candidate will contribute to the the implementation of mandates, with a primary focus on Poland. In particular, s / he will follow the implementation of an existing ESIF Fund of Funds ( FoF ) Silesia mandate ensuring the management of the contractual obligations as regards development of operations, reporting and monitoring.
Depending on background experience s / he may also assist on the implementation of financial engineering instruments for the support of SMEs, in accordance with predefined investment strategies.
In addition, s / he will assist on the business development opportunities within the region including (but not limited to) preparation for the future programming period and potential new initiatives.
Operating Network : S / he will report to a Head of Division and under the supervision of Senior colleagues will work closely with other internal services and external counterparts.
Execute operational processes related to the management of a European structural and investment funds Fund of Funds in Silesia region in Poland and other mandates under the responsibility of the Head of Division in charge;
Maintain day-to-day contacts with the Silesia Managing Authorities and other similar mandating;
Liaise with relevant internal services to execute the tasks related to the management of the mandate in an efficient and timely manner;
Prepare necessary material for the Investment Board meetings;
Support the process when transactions are being implemented under mandates managed by the Division ensuring the necessary interface and compliance with applicable mandate
Participate in horizontal tasks across the Department that go beyond the strict boundaries of own domain to facilitate the execution of the mandate.
University degree, preferably at postgraduate level in Banking / Finance or a related subject;
At least 3 years’ relevant professional experience preferably in a similar role or level of responsibilities;
Experience in front office position entailing management of contacts;
Experience combining some of the following would be an advantage : Guarantees, Lending, Micro-finance, Technical assistance related to support for SMEs;
Prior experience of - and understanding of - financial engineering through Structural Funds would be considered an advantage;
Knowledge of regional development issues and policies, legislation at national and / or EU levels would be an advantage;
Fluency in English and Polish, both written and spoken. Knowledge of another EU language relevant for the remit of the Region would be an advantage.
Personal Qualities :
Team-working and pioneering spirit;
Strong commercial and negotiation skills;
Sense of responsibility, organisation and initiative;
Ability to meet tight deadlines;
Excellent drafting skills;
Problem solving approach.
What we offer :
A temporary contract for 3 months
The opportunity to join a European Institution
A salary based on your experience and skills
Interested? Apply online!