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Are you passionate about research? So are we! Come and join us

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.

Do you want to know more about LIST? Check our website: https://www.list.lu/



How will you contribute?

In this role, you lead and manage the information technology services in LIST including IT communication and networks, IT operations, information systems development, information security, and all services or initiatives related to corporate IT/IS and IT security. You serve as the principal technology leader for developing and implementing information technology strategies and initiatives to support LIST business activities. Ideally you have a high level of familiarity with LIST business processes both administrative and RDI, combined to a good overview of the various constituents and a good understanding of the diverse IT/IS needs existing across all departments or units.

You are dedicated and based on your previous experience, you can anticipate and maintain a vision for the future IT/IS needs. As manager, you define strategies, priorities, and projects; It does include the definition of technology investments including cost/benefit analysis, ensuring the best use of LIST resources. You lead and manage your team members and, as per so, you are accountable for the performance and results of your unit.

Among others, your duties include:

  • Leading the development of a strategic direction for the LIST information technology services anticipating the diverse needs, monitoring trends, and developing and implementing long / short-term plans.
  • Ensuring IT data security, IT risk management, IT disaster recovery and business continuity planning processes are in place and receiving regular review.
  • Ensuring the security of IT systems and operations adhere to applicable laws and regulations.
  • Exercising diligent evaluation and careful budgetary management, including preparation of annual budget particular to the IT unit and follow up its execution.
  • Developing, implementing, and overseeing IT/IS policies and processes, which means ensuring a good level of service and effectiveness.
  • Providing leadership, guidance, and supervision to teams under your responsibility. It includes developing and organising IT/IS talent management to ensure efficient delivery of services across the organization.
  • Maintaining the good operations and strategic development of information, communications infrastructure and systems infrastructure.
  • Establishing the IT unit goals, objectives and operating procedures.
  • Assessing and identifying the most cost-effective investment on IT systems, product purchases and/or in-house development activities.
  • Prioritizing and controlling the IT project demands; negotiating priorities and timelines as appropriate and necessary.
  • Performing other duties and functions as assigned.


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

As to join us, you:

  • Master’s degree in a technology related area, Business Administration, or other field of study, with significant relevant IT/IS work experience.
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of information technology planning, development and implementation, including but not limited to enterprise resource planning (ERP), systems architecture, telecommunications, database administration, Web and social media development and security and compliance issues.
  • Broad technical knowledge and skills on computing, telecommunications, and technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with IT budgeting and personnel management.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in negotiating with vendors, contractors, and others.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and effective oral and written communication capabilities in EN/FR.
  • Strong commitment to customer service.


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 in all that we do
  • An environment encouraging curiosity, innovation and entrepreneurship in all areas
  • Personalized learning programme to foster our staff’s soft and technical skills
  • Multicultural and international work environment with more than 50 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, 13-month salary, statutory health insurance
  • Flexible working hours, home working policy and access to lunch vouchers


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Your application must include:

  • A motivation letter oriented towards the position and detailing your experience;
  • A detailed CV
  • 2 refences


Application procedure and conditions

We kindly request applicants to provide their nationality for statistical purposes only, as part of our commitment to promoting diversity and ensuring equal opportunities in our workforce. This information will be kept confidential and will not be used for any discriminatory purposes.

LIST is dedicated to maintaining an inclusive work environment and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination based on national origin, race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age, or disability.

Applications will be continuously reviewed until the position is filled. An assessment committee will thoroughly evaluate applications, adhering to guidelines designed to ensure equal opportunities. The primary criteria for selection will be the alignment of the applicant's existing skills and expertise 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


The following languages are optional but are considered a plus.
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced
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