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The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is a Research and Technology Organization (RTO) active in the fields of materials, environment and IT. By transforming scientific knowledge into technologies, smart data and tools, LIST empowers citizens in their choices, public authorities in their decisions and businesses in their strategies.



You ‘d like to contribute as a Research support contributor? Join our IT for Innovation Services department

The IT for Innovative Services (ITIS) department, with its 100 researchers and engineers, focuses on the digital transformation of operations in organizations with traditional environments and digital ecosystems, with the aim of improving their performance and innovation capacity. The common thread throughout ITIS is to develop the most efficient use of big data to ensure the most appropriate decision-making processes.

The department relies on the Data Analytics Platform: a hybrid infrastructure covering the entire range of data analytics activities. The platform is based on three pillars: a high-performance computing (HPC) infrastructure, a cognitive analytics pillar and an interactive visualization wall (Viswall).



How will you contribute?

 As member of ITIS’s Director’s Office, the main duties of the Project Officer are to:

  • Support the Principal Investigators (PI) in the submission and the management of their projects and activities
  • Reduce project risks in terms of administrative, contractual, and financial management
  • Ensure that project management good practices are implemented according to the LIST processes, project management best practices as well as the project specifics


The Project Officer is the privileged partner of the PI in all aspects related to project management and interfaces with the different corporate LIST services.

Under the responsibility of the head of the Director’s Office, his/her main duties are:


Project management:

  • Contribute to the definition and submission of projects
  • Monitor the progress of the projects and provide the necessary administrative/financial/contractual support in collaboration with corporate services
  • Manage the relation with the external coordinator of projects (Horizon Europe, Digital Europe, Interreg, etc.…) and with funding agencies
  • Collect the necessary information for the billing, account closing, statements and reports addressed to the funding sources
  • Put in place project documentation and update information systems
  • Organize and prepare project related meetings as well as the closing and archiving of projects
  • Participate in project audits



Projects portfolio management and budget preparation:

  • Prepare unit/group project reviews
  • Deliver dashboards and reports for the monitoring of the department’s projects portfolio
  • Participate in the annual budget preparation


The Project Officer Partner also contributes to:

  • The definition, implementation and application of new procedures and project management tools
  • The identification of the specific needs of the PI and the definition of solutions, in close collaboration with the other LIST services


must have requirements

Is Your profile described below? Are you our future colleague? Apply now!

Educational background

  • Hold a higher education degree in business administration, project and/or quality management, or in a technical or scientific area


Experience and skills

  • Have at least 5 years of professional experience in project management
  • Have completed training in project management techniques, methods and tools
  • Have good knowledge in financial project management and accounting
  • Be familiar with the research environment,the rules of the various research funding agencies and the forms of intellectual property protection.
  • Have good knowledge of standard office software, in particular EXCEL
  • Experience in the submission and management of European projects is considered as an asset
  • A customer-oriented service and solution-oriented approach is essential
  • Be autonomous and detail oriented, possess strong organizational and coordination skills
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a good team player
  • Successfully manage stressful situations and priorities, have a positive attitude to deal with them
  • Fluent in English and French, both spoken and written



We offer

Your LIST benefits

An organization with a passion for impact and strong RDI partnerships in Luxembourg and Europe that works on responsible and independent research projects;

Sustainable by design, empowering our belief that we play an essential role in paving the way to a green society;

Innovative infrastructures and exceptional labs occupying more than 5,000 square metres, including innovations such as our Viswall, high-scale incubators and top of the range 3D/4D printings that are part of our toolkit for excelling in all we do;

Multicultural and international work environment with more than 45 nationalities represented in our workforce; 

Diverse and inclusive work environment empowering our people to fulfil their personal and professional ambitions;

Gender-friendly environment with multiple actions to attract, develop and retain women in science;

32 days’ paid annual leave, 11 public holidays, flexible working hours, 13-month salary, statutory health insurance and access to lunch vouchers;

Personalized learning programme to foster our staff’s soft and technical skills;

An environment encouraging curiosity, innovation and entrepreneurship in all areas.



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Your application must include:

  • A motivation letter oriented towards the position and detailing your experience;
  • A scientific CV with contact details;
  • List of publications (and patents, if applicable);
  • Contact details of 2 references.


Application procedure and conditions:

  • LIST is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring and retaining diverse personnel. We value all applicants and will consider all competent candidates for employment without regard to national origin, race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age or disability;
  • Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled;
  • An assessment committee will review the applications and select candidates based on guidelines that aim to ensure equal opportunities; 
  • The main criteria for selection will be the correspondence of the existing skills and expertise of the applicant with the requirements mentioned above.




To be considered for this position it is crucial that you have knowledge of the following languages
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced
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