Application Deadline : 8 September Headline : The British Embassy in Luxembourg is looking to recruit a full-time, permanent Financial Services, Policy and Economics Officer Job Description This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a small, high-
performing Embassy team at a crucial juncture in UK-Luxembourg relations.
The UK, following its departure from the EU, is deepening its already strong bilateral relationship with Luxembourg.
A key part of this will be improving our understanding of and engagement with Luxembourg’s important financial services sector, its wider economy and other areas of interest to the UK the drivers, trends, key actors and future developments.
The job would suit a motivated and dynamic individual with a strong interest in financial services and Luxembourg’s wider economy.
Specific responsibilities are listed below.
The nature of the job may change over time, depending on business need, with an initial focus on contributing to the Embassy’s post-
Brexit work in support of the UK’s future partnership with the EU.
In the short-term a key element of the job will be to contribute in these areas to Embassy work in support of the UK’s negotiations on its future relationship with the EU.
Financial Services : Build close contacts with financial services stakeholders in the Luxembourg government and private sector, as well as in the UK, to widen opportunities for UK engagement, including through attendance at financial services events throughout Luxembourg, and abroad if needed e.g.
Luxembourg roadshows in UK.
Track EU financial services developments, including through close liaison with UKREP Brussels, to assess their impact on Luxembourg and consequently UK engagement opportunities.
Produce a monthly snapshot of Luxembourg’s financial services sector, including impact of EU developments.
Other issues, including wider economy : As developments in the UK, EU and Luxembourg require, lead engagement in other areas of UK interest including digitalisation, competition policy, space, telecoms, aviation, energy, environment, and broadcasting.
Attend and report on external meetings and events throughout Luxembourg to help identify opportunities for UK engagement Build contacts with local stakeholders to support outreach by the Ambassador and DHM in these areas.
Produce monthly summary of Luxembourgish economic developments.The job-holder will also lead on Brexit-related financial services and economics issues, for example handling reporting, briefing and visit requests from the UK.
As part of delivering both of the above areas of responsibility, the job-holder will be expected to prepare and manage events and visits involving UK and Luxembourg stakeholders, to advance and publicise UK priorities.
Corporate support : The job-holder will assume a corporate role to help ensure the smooth running of Embassy functions.
As Information Management Officer, they will coordinate Embassy’s annual Information Management return and lead on wider e-filing requirements.
They may be required to take on further roles in line with business need.
Applications will only be accepted via the Foreign Office’s online portal.