(Senior) Transaction Management Officer

The EIB, the European Union's bank is seeking to recruit for its Transaction Management and Restructuring Directorate (TMR) - Transaction Management Department (TM) - Equity and Subordinated Debt Division (ESD), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:
 (Senior) Transaction Management Officer
This is a full-time position
The term of this contract will be 4 years
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 Transaction Management Officer will be responsible for a portfolio of equity, equity-type and/or subordinated Instruments. She/he and will be responsible for the lifecycle management (relationship, monitoring, coverage, events resolution) and divestment of EIB positions of (i) non-funded instruments as from the implementation of the documentation and (ii) for funded instruments after disbursement/investment. The candidate will also provide the appropriate valuations and financial analysis of the relevant portfolio and contribute to periodic reporting.
Specific post Environment
TMR monitors counterparts and financial contracts and acts on contractual events under its responsibility, as well as on distressed transactions in order to protect the EIB’s financial interest and reputation. The Directorate is responsible for the financial monitoring, event resolution, divestment and restructuring of (i) EU debt counterparts, (ii) equity funds, equity-type and subordinated instruments after disbursement/investment or signature, as applicable (iii) EU and non-EU private sector distressed transactions. TMR is also responsible for developing and updating Bank-wide Financial Monitoring guidelines.
The Transaction Management Officer will report to the Head of Division and will cooperate regularly with colleagues within the ESD Team and across the Bank, in particular with the counterparts in Ops, JU, FI, FC and RM teams and also with the other Divisions in TMR. Externally, she/he will maintain contact with counterparts, other transaction stakeholders, and co-investors.
  • Ensure regular relationship with the Bank’s counterparts under the supervised portfolio. 
  • Ensure in an autonomous, timely manner a meaningful transactions management by (i) formulating and processing internally event resolutions and divestment proposals and (ii) negotiating and implementing event resolution and divestments with external counterparts and advisors.
  • Independently perform performance reviews of the EIB’s post-investment/disbursement equity, equity-type and subordinated instruments (reviews, valuations, scorings) on a regular basis to ensure best practice financial coverage
  • Actively represent the Bank in relation to non-executive advisory functions of its investees
  • Review and implement updates to financial monitoring policies and pro-actively formulate proposals to improve systems, procedures
  • Participate in periodic reporting produced by the Division in respect of its portfolio.
  • Coach and develop more junior members of staff
  • Share lessons learned within the team and across the Bank.
  • University degree, preferably in Business Administration, Law, Finance or Economics
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in a similar role, specifically exposed to equity and equity-type investing and portfolio management
  • Good knowledge of international accounting standards and valuation methodologies
  • Understanding of the EIB’s mission, organisation and activities
  • Knowledge of the standard computer tools, in particular, strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Very good knowledge of English and/or French (*) with a good knowledge of the other. Knowledge of other European languages would be an advantage
  • Judgement and decision making
Exercises good judgement in making decisions, considering all the available sources of information and alternatives. Expresses clear and rational reasons for taking a decision.
  • Organising and prioritising
Organises information and resources effectively. Prioritises tasks according to their urgency and/or importance.
  • Written and Oral communication (including presentation)
Communicates information verbally and in a written format in a clear, concise, confident and unambiguous manner. Delivers presentations in a structure way and adapted to the audience.
  • Analysis and problem solving
Breaks down and analyses information effectively. Identifies the causes of problems and proposes realistic and practical solutions to address them.
  • Negotiation
Recognises the goals and objectives of different parties. Negotiates mutually acceptable solutions through compromise and creates ‘win-win’ situations.
  • Results focus
Demonstrates a focus on achieving results and objectives including deliver reviews, valuations and notes under time pressure. Consistently strives to meet or exceed expectations.
  • Developing relationships
Easily establishes and develops effective and positive professional relationships with internal and external counterparts.
(*) 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
For more information and how to apply, please visithttps://erecruitment.eib.org selecting Job ID 102971
Deadline for applications: 12th April 2016
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