Manager - EU Financial Services

MIA · London, London, City of
Department MIA
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

We are looking for a manager to support the delivery of client work and business development in the markets & investor advisory (MIA) team based in our London office.

 

Our team is at the heart of all we do at Flint. You will work closely with colleagues right across the business to support clients on public policy, politics, regulation, and commercial strategy. Flint’s clients want to understand, in detail, how they can build a long-term strategy to thrive commercially in a changing and increasingly uncertain policy environment.  

 

You will have scope to engage with clients at the most senior levels – including Board members and Executive teams – and across a wide range of sectors. 

 

The role will provide an unparalleled opportunity to research and analyse the complex policy challenges our clients face and develop options and approaches to address those challenges, backing up recommendations with wider strategic and political analysis. You will also have the chance to work on a range of projects as part of a mixed discipline team. 

 

Flint provides an excellent professional and educational environment for people to accelerate their personal and career development. There will be space to engage in discussion and debates on substantive policy and political challenges, as well as significant scope for progression through the company.  

 

More broadly, you will contribute directly to the growth of our business, generating the ideas that make a difference, both for our clients and for Flint.   

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR 

 

We are looking for candidates based in our London office, but able to work closely with the team in Brussels to deliver support to clients and drive business development opportunities on the EU financial services policy agenda.

 

You will have a keen interest in politics, policy and regulation. We are particularly keen on individuals with experience in financial services policy either in the UK or EU, as well as those with a deep understanding of the EU legislative process. Ideally you will have worked on financial services in:

 

  • A national government
  • A national regulator
  • EU institutions
  • A major bank or other financial institution
  • A fintech company
  • A major consulting houses

  

For manager level roles, we are looking for candidates with c.4-6 years’ work experience. In addition, you will have a strong track-record of sustained achievement. 

  

You will have:  

 

  • A strong understanding of policy and politics.  
  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills – the ability to draw out the implications of complex evidence and analysis to give clear strategy and policy advice. 
  • Strong written communication skills, with proven ability to draft clear documents for internal and external audiences with varying degrees of expert knowledge. 
  • Strong oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues to non-specialists. 
  • Strong organisational skills including the capacity to project manage client teams including, prioritising, planning and scheduling complex tasks proactively, and comfortable working under pressure and to tight deadlines. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills – a flexible approach and the ability to work well across teams, both with internal colleagues and external clients. 
  • Desirable if you speak another European language 

 

TO APPLY 

   

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter (max 600 words) setting out: 

 

  • How your experience and skills qualify you for this specific role and its requirements. 
  • The policy areas you are knowledgeable of and/or particularly interested in.  
  • Your possible start date. 
  • We will review applications as they arrive and may invite candidates to interview before the closing date.  

 

ABOUT FLINT 

 

Flint is a leading European boutique strategy consultancy. We are advisers to some of the largest corporates, financial institutions, and investors in Europe. We work at the point where government and business meet, drawing on our blend of international expertise and experience to offer an authoritative perspective on both.  

 

We work with organisations affected by political, policy, or regulatory change. Our clients are senior executives looking to improve the trajectory of their business, or to achieve commercial outcomes through policy or regulatory change. Flint helps them to drive their businesses forward.  

 

We have offices in London and Brussels, and work across the EU and internationally. We offer successful candidates the opportunity to advance within the company. 

 

Flint takes care of its people. We enjoy challenging each other’s thinking and working hard on a wide variety of interesting and stimulating projects, while simultaneously respecting life outside Flint. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.  

 

BENEFITS 

 

We offer:  

 

  • Competitive starting salary 
  • Private health insurance & life insurance 
  • UK Pension scheme 
  • Generous discretionary bonus and pay review 
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays & extra leave at Christmas 
  • Training and development 
  • Enhanced maternity package 
  • Employee referral recruitment bonus scheme 


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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    MIA
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level