The Programmes Manager will report to the Head of Ecosystem and Partnerships but will work closely with the whole team at the LHoFT, particularly the Projects team.
They will be in charge of a variety of programmes related to, but not limited to, startup bootcamps, funding schemes, university partnerships and industry recruitment programmes.
They will plan and execute the programmes and will be responsible for their success. They will work with 3rd party institutions and government departments to follow-
up on action items and issues, maintain project progress reporting and the preparation of supporting documentation.
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This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) and to drive real change in financial services.
The responsibilities are as follows :
Working with the LHoFT team and relevant 3rdparties to define the objectives, success criteria, strategy and plan for programmes
Taking responsibility for the execution of programme plans, coordinating across all relevant stakeholders to ensure success criteria are met
Agreeing with and then reporting and achieving appropriate KPIs to the Head of Ecosystems and Partnerships
Working with the Marketing team to raise awareness of programmes, be it for sponsorship, applications or other
Working with the Marketing team to ensure effective event management where required
Working with the Projects team to ensure effective coordination and reporting of programmes
Travel, as required and when appropriate, to meet with programme partners, stakeholders and sponsors to reasonably add value to the delivery of programmes
Contribute to the development of the LHoFT’s unique propositions and differentiators by acting as a voice for our foundation, sifting through requests and ideas to prioritise strategically and appropriately so as to make wise recommendations
Fostering cooperation between the broader Luxembourg ecosystem and relevant programme stakeholders
Identifying and subscribing appropriate programme stakeholders be it through our existing relationships or by fostering new relationships
Protecting the LHoFT brand and identity, ensuring consistency across all external touchpoints
Project management tasks such as :
Prepare project meetings
Prepare and maintain project plans
Liaison with task owners for status and issue management
Creation and update of project documentation
Consistent filing / reporting of project documents
To be a conscientious and respectful team player, working closely with the LHoFT team to achieve business objectives.
To seek help as and when needed, to be open to input, to be transparent, to find solutions rather than issues, to manage business risk, to treat others as you would want to be treated yourself.
The person we are looking for will likely have the following attributes :
Bachelor degree in economics, business or IT is an advantage
A knowledge of, or at least an enthusiasm, for Fintech
Knowledge of project management methods
Ability to multi-task and manage a range of projects
Agility ability to attend to new priorities quickly as required
Analytical and diligent
Demonstrable influencing capability, social, able to get along with a wide variety of people and know how to position a case to get tasks done
Willing to learn (technologies, methods ...) and develop new competencies
Creativity, both in ideas and execution
Organised and level headed, not prone to panic or to over-react but able to assess, plan actions and implement in a constructive and logical way
Confidence to be autonomous
Demonstrable execution capabilities
Excellent writing skills
Fluency in English and French, both oral and written, Luxembourgish and German would be an advantage
Please send your CV and a brief covering email (explaining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are the right person to perform it) to jobs lhoft.lu
What is the LHoFT?
The LHoFT Foundation is a public private sector initiative that drives technology innovation for Luxembourg’s Financial Services industry, connecting the domestic and international FinTech community to develop solutions that shape the world of tomorrow.
The LHoFT connects with and creates value for the entire Luxembourg financial ecosystem; financial institutions, Fintech startups & trailblazers, IT industry, research and academia as well as the regulatory and public authorities.
Its founding private sector partners are : BGL BNP Paribas, Clearstream (Deutsche Börse Group), BCEE, Deloitte, Foyer Group, KPMG, POST Luxembourg, Six Payment Services, PwC, Société Générale, Telindus (Proximus Group), State Street and Temenos.
The other partners of the initiative are the Government of Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, the City of Luxembourg and the University of Luxembourg.
The LHoFT offers an exciting, fun and energizing work environment, interacting with many different stakeholders from financial services, government, advisory and legal firms, as well as international and domestic entrepreneurs.
The selected candidate will work at the ground-breaking House of Startups in the LHoFT offices, where no day is ever quite the same.
Fulfilment and achievement are part of daily life and core to the LHoFT’s values.