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Job ID: 105184 Entity: European Investment Fund Deadline:  Friday 6th July 2018



EIF Posting

The EIF, the European Investment Fund, is seeking to recruit for its Middle, Information and Bank Office (MIBO) – Information, Processes and Automation (IPA) - Business Analytics (BA), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a

(Senior) Business Analyst – Business Analytics Unit (depending on experience)

Appointment will be made on the basis of a fixed term contract of three (3) years.



The (Senior) Business Analyst will gather and define requirements, assess their impact, evaluate, propose, build and implement solutions including architecture aspects, perform testing and manage the related projects. S/he will ensure that the user(s) of these solutions receive the necessary guidance and support. The selected candidate will work in close cooperation with the various project teams, business users and external solution providers.

Operating Network:

The incumbent will work in the Business Analytics Unit, reporting directly to the Head of Unit. S/he will work in close cooperation with other BAs, consultants and all EIF services involved, ensuring projects and solutions are aligned with overall strategy. S/he will also ensure close contact with third parties including EIB Group services, external service providers and external consultants.


  • Pro-actively follow-up on business developments and needs;
  • Define business requirements producing Business Requirement Documents (BRD), as appropriate;
  • Propose solutions aligned with business requirements, overall information architecture and the operating context;
  • Assess the impact and identify the gap between current and proposed solutions;
  • Build and implement selected solutions in line with targets;
  • Define and execute test plans and test cases;
  • Manage vendors and service providers, as appropriate; in particular, oversee contracts with  third parties and associated service level agreements;
  • Support and administer the selected solutions ensuring that users and usage reference tables and customisations, are delivered as required;
  • Act as back-up for colleagues within the team;
  • Maintain a close relationship with business and provide advice when required.


  • University degree, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering and/or Business Administration the latest complemented by quantitative studies preferably at postgraduate level;
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant professional experience with particular emphasis on Business Analysis, its methods and tools;
  • Proficiency in Business Intelligence and Analytics, like Business Objects XI and newer versions;
  • Knowledge and experience of SAS and/or Tableau would be considered an advantage
  • Previous exposure to Information Technology, in particular  SQL, relational databases and programming would be considered a plus;
  • Prior experience in planning, provision and support of IT services and solutions is required;
  • Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite, namely Excel. Knowledge of Microsoft VBA macros would be considered as an advantage;
  • Understanding of and keen interest in further developing financial and business skills;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.


  • Strong analytical skills, sound judgment and effective communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to liaise with personnel at all levels and adapt the style accordingly communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Capacity to organize and prioritize own work efficiently;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team;
  • Structured approach to work and creative thinking in proposing solutions and resolving problems;
  • A delivery focused attitude to meet demanding deadlines in close cooperation with others.

Deadline for applications: 6th July 2018

* Due to high volume of applications, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


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