Managing Director 

The Swiss Finance Council is looking for a Managing Director to head its Brussels representative office. The Council was established in 2013 to engage in dialogue around policy developments in finance. It articulates and advocates for the interests of Swiss internationally active banks with EU institutions. The key responsibilities of the Managing Director include:

  • Manage the Council’s EU representation office
  • Represent the Council with EU-level institutions
  • Develop joint policy positions on behalf of the SFC
  • Advocate for the interests of the SFC with relevant policy-makers

The Managing Director manages a small team of experts and reports to the SFC Chairman.


  • Significant experience with EU-level policy, regulatory or governmental affairs
  • Experience in regulatory positioning and advocacy on international level
  • In-depth understanding of challenges facing the financial sector, ideally across EU and 3rd countries
  • Track-record in senior stakeholder management
  • Proven team management skills


  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong understanding of corporate organizations
  • Articulate, persuasive, goal-oriented professional
  • Pro-active and collaborative personality with the ability to act in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Fluent in English, preference for good command of German

Deadline for applications: Monday 1 June 2020 COB

Direct applications only. Applications are being handled by Martin Kuonen, COO of the Swiss Finance Council in Switzerland at .

  • Swiss Finance Council
  •   Kappellenstrasse 14
      CH - 3001 Bern
  • T +41 58 796 99 20
  • Swiss Finance Council
  • EU Representative Office
  • 23 Square de Meeûs
    B-1000 Brussels
  • T +32 (0)2 430 37 00

« Internationally active Swiss financial institutions want to be engaged in European policy matters. This initiative gives them the opportunity to do so. »

EU Transparency Register ID Number: 858716912337-17

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