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ECB recruiting Budget and Investment Expert


Germany, 14 November 2013

The Budget, Controlling and Organisation (BCO) Division is one of three divisions that make up the Directorate General Human Resources, Budget and Organisation (DG/H) at the European Central Bank (ECB).

DG/H provides a framework for budget planning and control, and provides management information on key business indicators. It also develops and implements human resource policies, performs staff administration, supports staff recruitment and promotes staff development and well-being. Furthermore, it promotes sound organisation and governance, and helps to streamline intra-organisational processes. Finally, it coordinates the operational risk and business continuity management within the ECB.

Aside from its day-to-day operational tasks, DG/H also prepares relevant policies and develops tools that facilitate the provision of advice and support to staff, management and decision-making bodies.

The BCO Division is responsible for:

  • developing the framework and preparing the strategic planning and annual budgeting including work programmes and project portfolios for all ECB resources and advising business areas on the efficient use thereof;

  • conducting resource controlling by developing and applying cost-benefit and investment frameworks;

  • developing and implementing a framework for institutional performance management, including the provision of management information and monitoring reports;

  • maintaining the ECB's organisational structure and rules framework by providing organisational development services and advice, including projects to enhance efficiency and effectiveness, and shape the organisational culture;

  • contributing to the development of the Eurosystem by offering strategic advice and supporting decision-making; and

  • supporting the establishment of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), its organisational, budgetary and cost accounting frameworks and respective communications with national competent authorities, as well as the development and implementation of a framework of supervisory costs and the preparation thereof.

The selected candidate will be part of a team responsible for tasks relating to the establishment and application of the schedule of fees for the Single Supervisory Mechanism. It will entail:

  • supporting the establishment of the budgetary, organisational and cost accounting framework for the banking supervisory function at the ECB;

  • developing the related mechanism for determining the fees to be paid by the supervised institutions, as well as the respective reporting means;

  • preparing, presenting and discussing information on budget, cost calculation and fee-related issues for internal and external stakeholders and fora; and

  • contributing to the deliverables of the ECB budget and organisational cycle.

Deadline: 21 November 2013

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