The EIB, the European Union’s bank, is seeking to recruit for its Projects Directorate (PJ) - Innovation and Competitiveness Department (INCO) - Digital Economy Division (DIGITAL) – based in its external offices inside the EU or in its Headquarters in Luxembourg specialists in the following sector:
Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) / Broadband Engineer
This is a fulltime position at grade 5/6
Appointment will be for a period of 4 years
The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs,
with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.
PJ provides advice and independent opinions to the EIB’s decision makers on the quality and risks of investment projects. It plays an important role in advising promoters on the development and implementation of projects either directly or through external consultants. PJ is also involved in policy formulation for the EIB to respond to EU policies.
The ICT/Broadband Engineer will provide technical advisory support to promoters with a view to deliver technically sound and bankable investment projects. Requests for this technical advisory support may be originated from the European Investment European Investment Advisory Hub (EIAH).
The sector specialist will also assess, within multi-disciplinary teams, the technical viability and environmental sustainability of projects in accordance with the EIB's procedures. Upon approval of these projects, s/he will also have an active role in the technical monitoring of the project until its completion.
The successful candidate will join the Digital Economy Division, which supports the Bank’s lending operations and actively develops the Bank’s strategy with respect to its Innovation and Skills lending programme with a specific focus on the Internet/IT and Telecom sector. S/he will report to the Head of Division sand working alongside experienced sector experts (Engineers/Technical Experts, Economists, Environmental and Social experts), who work together in multi-disciplinary project teams, and in close contact with the other EIB operational services such as the lending and legal department.
The position may be located at the EIB Headquarters in Luxembourg or in one of the EIB offices inside EU, in particular in Eastern Europe. Final decision on the location of any positon will take into account the business needs as well as personal preferences of candidates.
The ICT/Broadband engineer will support potential promoters in setting up projects by providing advice on the full range of the technical and commercial aspects related to broadband infrastructure. The candidate will focus on the potential of the digital technologies with a strong focus on the Internet / IT and Telecom infrastructure and applications but also its deployment in other sectors such as the industry and the services sectors.
The ICT/Broadband engineer will be expected to assist the clients on the main issues and challenges of digital technologies. More specifically, the engineer will:
(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages
Deadline for applications: 12th of January 2017
Apply online via the link.
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