The EIB, the European Union's bank is seeking to recruit for its Corporate Services Directorate (CS) - Information Technology Department (IT) - Business Services Department (BSD) - Enterprise Applications Division (EA) - Treasury and Borrowings Unit (T&B), a (Senior) Head of Unit - Core Banking Systems (*). This is a full time position at grade 5/6.
(*) internally referred to as "(Senior) Unit Head IT Applications"
The terms of this contract will be 4 years.
The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.
Panel interviews are anticipated for beginning of July.
Do you want to use your consolidated experience in managing complex IT projects, ability to invent and propose new solutions combined with your focus on delivering excellent service? This role will give you a unique opportunity to work in the heart of a financial institution with a mission to help build a competitive and forward looking Europe, making an impact on everyday ordinary life.
Join our team as a Head of Unit within the EIB's Enterprise Applications Division where you will be able to demonstrate your abilities in managing the team responsible for one of the most critical banking systems supporting Treasury and Borrowings operations.
You will lead the Treasury and Borrowings Unit, composed of experts dealing with Front-to-Back core system functionalities and data analytics solutions. The main goal of the team is to provide IT services in the fields of Treasury & Borrowings Front, Back, Middle Office, Risk Management and Accounting, thereby contributing to the achievement of EIB objectives.
Key facts about the team:
You will report to the Head of the Enterprise Applications Division, and will be responsible for a series of critical financial applications in which errors or delays (e.g. in payments or missed reconciliations), could lead to financial losses and/or reputational damage for the Bank.
In this role, you will manage and coordinate the work of a team of up to 15 experts (combined of internal staff and external consultants).
(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages.
We are an equal opportunity employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. As such, we promote the inclusion of suitably qualified and experienced staff without regard to their gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, or disability (*).
By applying for this position you acknowledge the importance of maintaining the security and integrity of the Information of the EIB Group. In case of selection for the position you agree to comply with all measures (policies, controls, document classification and management) implemented by the EIB Group to prevent unauthorized disclosure of any information or any damage to the EIB Group reputation.
Deadline for applications: 9th June 2020
We particularly welcome applications from women and persons with disabilities.
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