(Associate) Risk Management Officer – Regulatory Capital and Capital Policy – based in Luxembourg

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    Audit and Oversight, Evaluation, Legal Affairs, Management and Strategy
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This position is based at our Luxembourg headquarters and requires regular office presence. The EIB offers you the opportunity to live and work in a truly international and multi-cultural environment. We also offer relocation support.

The EIB, the European Union’s bank, is seeking to recruit for its Group Risk & Compliance Directorate (GR&C), Regulation & EIB Group Risk Department (GREG), Capital Management Division (CM), Regulatory Capital and Capital Policy Unit (CAP) at its headquarters in Luxembourg, an (Associate) Risk Management Officer – Regulatory Capital and Capital Policy *. This is a full-time position at grade 4/5 for which the EIB offers a permanent contract.

*internal benchmark (Associate) Officer Credit Risk Management

Panel interviews are anticipated for March/ April 2024.


You will contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of EIB Group’s capital requirements framework, with focus on regulatory and rating agencies capital metrics (e.g. CET1 ratio and S&P RAC ratio) and the internal Gearing Ratio, in order to ensure that these metrics remain in line with best banking practices and according to the defined Group’s Risk Appetite Framework.

Operating Network

You will report to the Head of the Regulatory Capital and Capital Policy Unit and work in close collaboration with colleagues of the Capital Management Division, with regular contacts within GR&C and other Directorates (e.g. OPS, FI, GCS-GDO, SG, EIF). You will interact on a case-by-case basis with internal auditors, the Bank’s Audit Committee, rating agencies, etc.


  • Contribute to the maintenance of the Bank’s regulatory capital metrics and S&P RAC ratio calculation engines, both from technical and methodological perspectives.
  • Participate to the production of the regulatory capital requirements figures for the Bank and the Group, with a focus on credit risk capital requirements.
  • Review, analyse and report on the evolution of the capital metrics to the management and Stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the performance of analyses and simulations of impacts on regulatory capital requirements, including stress tests.
  • Contribute to the monthly replication of the S&P RAC metric and to its maintenance to ensure its up to date with S&P RAC methodology.
  • Contribute to the official data submission for S&P RAC purposes.
  • Contribute to the monthly calculation of the Bank’s internal Gearing Ratio for Group and Standalone.
  • Contribute to the implementation of new products and investment programmes (risk sharing mandates) in the Bank’s regulatory capital calculations.
  • Participate in the assessment of new business developments, new initiatives or new modelling best practices on the risk metrics under the unit’s responsibility.
  • Participate in horizontal tasks across the EIB Group related to capital requirements, in order to facilitate the execution of capital initiatives.
  • Contribute to the methodological and data consistency between various capital measurement tools (regulatory capital, economic capital, risk pricing models) and to the development of a holistic risk view.
  • Contribute to the documentation of the Unit’s methodologies and procedures.
  • Assist in the Bank’s efforts to maintain compliance with applicable best banking practices in the area of capital requirements.


  • University degree (minimum an equivalent to a Bachelor) preferably in Mathematics, Finance, Economics or other related quantitative discipline. Post-graduate studies in one of these subjects or other relevant professional qualifications would be an advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience, ideally gained in (economic or regulatory) capital requirements calculation or in a similar role within banking, finance or business administration sectors.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Excel and one programming language (VBA, SAS, Python or other).
  • Ability to work with large data sets (database querying, SQL). Business Objects knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with the main modern credit risk measurement methodologies and tools.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory framework and recent developments (e.g. Basel III, EBA guidelines, BIS papers) would be an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and/or French (*), with a good command of the other. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.


Find out more about EIB core competencies here

(*) Unless stated explicitly as a required qualification, a good command of French is not a pre-requisite for hire. As both English and French are however official working languages of the EIB, proficiency in both languages is a pre-requisite for your future career development. Any language clause in your contract must be fulfilled in order for you to be eligible for a promotion (either via the annual appraisal cycle or via an internal selection process). Proficiency is understood to mean the attainment of level 5 of the Inter Institutional language courses, corresponding to B1.2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). The Bank offers appropriate training support.

We are an equal opportunities employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. We encourage all suitably qualified and eligible candidates to apply regardless of their gender identity/expression, age, racial, ethnic and cultural background, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, disability or neurodiversity.

Applicants with specific needs are encouraged to request reasonable accommodations at any stage during the recruitment process. Please contact the EIB Recruitment team Jobs@eib.org who will ensure that your request is handled.

By applying for this position, you acknowledge the importance of maintaining the security and integrity of the Information of the EIB Group. In case of selection for the position you agree to comply with all measures (policies, controls, document classification and management) implemented by the EIB Group to prevent unauthorised disclosure of any information or any damage to the EIB Group reputation.

Deadline for applications: 13th February 2024


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