Trainee – OCCO Directorate – Corporate Division (Entity: EIB – Job ID: 103598)

By European Investment Bank

Job ID: 103598
Entity: European Investment Bank
Deadline: Friday 25th November 2016

EIB Posting

The EIB, the European Union’s bank, is seeking for its Office of the Chief Compliance Officer – OCCO Directorate –

Corporate Division

at its headquarters in Luxembourg:


Duration: 5 months (fixed start date: 1st February 2017)

(With possible extension up to 6 months if required by University)

Please note that, as marked on our Webpage, only applications from nationals of the Member States of the European Union, as well as citizens from countries with which EU accession negotiations have started, can be considered.

Objective of the traineeship

  • Allow the Trainee to become familiar with the activities of the Corporate Compliance Division and more particularly with recent international anti-tax avoidance regulatory developments integrity, ethics and regulatory compliance as well as other aspects of the Bank’s activities

  • Allow OCCO to have support in the assessment of key parameters of awareness raising and benchmark studies in the context of recent international anti-tax avoidance regulatory developments, integrity, ethics and regulatory compliance, update its processes and supporting tools (e.g. templates, reporting, archives), contributing to projects and related tasks


  1. Assist Compliance Officers in their daily tasks by carrying out comparative studies, provision of information, and analytical work

  2. Proofread and provide input to OCCO materials, documentation, and training

  3. Carry out research and, if appropriate, prepare notes to file on compliance related topics and in particular supporting the Compliance Officers in developing further sophistication of EIB anti-tax-avoidance related measures and policies

Academic qualifications and professional skills

  • University degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or (Tax) Law,
  • Strong interest in key Compliance topics with preference to AML-CFT, and compliance regulatory framework

  • Knowledge of banks’ operations and legal knowledge

  • Experience in an international organisation would be an advantage

  • Some short experience (e.g. internship) in a Compliance or Tax law work environment would be an asset.


  • Excellent knowledge of English or French and working knowledge of the other; knowledge of further languages would be appreciated.
  • very good interpersonal and communication skills

  • very good analytical and problem solving skills

  • commitment and initiative

  • ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team

  • ability to collect and present information with attention to detail but also ability to synthesise

  • very good organisation and planning skills

  • ability to work by objectives, delivering on-specification and on-time

  • trustworthiness, integrity, reliability and confidentiality

  • strong organizational skills

Please note that deadline for application is the 25/11/2016

More information on our EIB Internship Programme and Provisions for In-service training can be consulted on our EIB website;


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