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EIB Trainee - Information Technology

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The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking for its Corporate Services (CS) - Information Technology - Transversal Services Department - IT Management Office Division - Portfolio Management Office Unit

at its headquarters in Luxembourg:


Duration: 5  months (fixed start date: 01st March 2020)

(With possible extension up to 6 months if required by University)

Please note that, as marked on our Webpage, only applications from nationals of the Member States of the European Union, as well as citizens from countries with which EU accession negotiations have started, can be considered (Turkey, Serbia and Montenegro).

Please note that you are requested to limit your applications to a maximum of three traineeship publications. We will only consider and retain the first three applications submitted.


Objective of the traineeship

This traineeship will provide you with hands-on experience in one of the most wide-spread platforms for project and portfolio management (SharePoint integrated with MsProject Server and MsProject client) coupled with process automation (Nintex workflows) and reporting tools (Business Objects and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)), as well as understand how a project is run using the PM² project methodology with V-model testing, issue tracking and resolution.



You will support the core project team to work on business requirements, prepare and execute tests, liaise with relevant teams to analyse issues and follow-up on their resolution, create training material, demo the changes to the target audience and update procedures and user guides.


Academic qualifications and professional skills

  • Final year of studies or university degree in computer sciences, engineering or mathematics;
  • Previous experience with Ms Project and/or SharePoint;
  • Excellent knowledge of standard Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); especially Excel;
  • Excellent command of written and oral English, with knowledge of other EU languages being an advantage.
  • Any experience is considered an advantage:
  • Project methodologies (e.g. PM², Prince2, Agile, PMP, PMI / PMBoK);
  • Testing methodologies (e.g. V-model) and tools (e.g. Azure DevOps or TFS).



  • Achievement Drive: continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals.
  • Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes.
  • Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
  • Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behavior with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.


We are an equal opportunity employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business.  As such, we promote the inclusion of suitably qualified and experienced staff without regard to their gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, or disability (**).

(**) We particularly welcome applications from persons with disabilities.


Your application may be used for another campaign.


Please note that deadline for application is on the 03rd November 2019.


More information on our EIB Traineeship Programme and Provisions for In-service training can be consulted on our EIB website; https://www.eib.org/en/about/careers/categories/traineeship-and-graduate.htm


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