EIF Trainee – Strategic Planning and Analysis Division - Business Planning Unit at European Investment Bank

Expires in 4 days

The European Investment Fund (EIF) is seeking to recruit for its Strategic Planning and Analysis Division's Business Planning Unit at its headquarters in Luxembourg: a Trainee

Duration: five (5) months & Starting date: 11 January 2021

Specific Post Environment:
The deal allocation team under Strategic Planning and Analysis/Business Planning (SPA/BP) Unit, which is in charge of managing the EIF process that regulates the efficient and fair deployment of resources under management to investment opportunities (both Equity and Guarantees product).

Overall objective:
The Trainee will contribute to the data quality check exercise for the deal allocation model input, identifying opportunities of improvements for the process and model.

Under the guidance of a Senior member of the team, the Trainee shall:

  • Analyse transactions and mandate data points.
  • Prepare data sets;
  • Prepare data quality tests with the specifications provided by the senior members of the team;
  • Support the team in liaising with other services to clarify information about transactions and investment objectives;
  • Assist the team with the preparation of the deal allocation material, incl. working papers, presentations;
  • Support the identification of additional parameters for the model and data/process improvements.

Expected outcome:
Based on the data quality analysis performed, the Trainee is expected to produce:

  • Data Sets
  • Reports
  • Presentations


  • University degree (or on-going studies at advanced stage) in Business Administration, International Business, European Studies, Economic Studies or similar.


  • Prior experience in banking/finance or in institutions similar to EIF (e.g. development bank or NPI) would be an asset;
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of further EU languages considered an asset;
  • Solid competency in using IT applications (MS Excel, Word & PowerPoint);Basic data analysis skills (using Excel). Any familiarity with other IT tools would be an asset;
  • Good drafting and synthesis skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work productively & multitask;
  • Demonstrate initiative, capability to work autonomously under given objectives and organise own tasks effectively.

Deadline for applications: 2nd December 2020

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