​​The Joint Office of the European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG) and the World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) wishes to recruit for their office in Brussels an (m/f)

Legal Adviser

​The job involves the following:​


  • Monitoring the developments at EU level in the fields of anti-money laundering, compliance, data protection, insolvency, shareholders rights, payment accounts, consumer protection and other topics with strong legal aspects and informing the members of ESBG/WSBI about these developments;
  • In addition, the Adviser will be working on some topics related to financial technology (FinTech);
  • Preparing common positions gathering the views of all ESBG/WSBI members;
  • Representing the interests of ESBG/WSBI members in the above mentioned areas;
  • Liaising with authorities and stakeholders, both at EU and global level: e.g. European Commission, European Parliament, Council Presidency, European Banking Authority (EBA), the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).


  • Completed legal studies;
  • Some experience in advocacy work;
  • Ideally, 2-3 years experience in banking/financial services;
  • Good political, strategic and technical understanding of the abovementioned topics;
  • Understanding of the EU law-making environment and decision-making process;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Perfect command in English, other EU languages are an asset. 

Candidates are invited to apply online with a CV and covering letter to Human Resources, ESBG-WSBI Joint Office. 

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