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Career opportunities at the European Investment Bank (EIB)

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by Impactpool

The European Investment Bank looking for talented professionals who are nationals of EU Member States and candidate countries (currently Turkey, Serbia, and Montenegro) in a variety of areas. The EIB also offer internships as well as secondment opportunities. Join the bank that invests in the things that matter!

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EIB East Building decorated for the 60th anniversary. By EIB.

About the EIB - The EU bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is the European Union's bank. The EIB is the only bank owned by and representing the interests of the European Union Member States. The EIB works closely with other EU institutions to implement EU policy.

The EIB is the world’s largest multilateral borrower and lender. They provide finance and expertise for sustainable investment projects that contribute to EU policy objectives. More than 90% of our activity is in Europe. But the EIB is also a big investor around the world.

Read more EIB at their dedicated career site at impactpool. 


Work for the EIB

The EIB achieves its goals through some 2,500 highly qualified and diverse staff from all 28 European Member States, working in a multicultural environment that fosters cooperation and innovation.

The EIB seeks talented professionals from EU Member States and candidate countries in a variety of professional and managerial and administrative assistant roles.

The EIB also offer Internships and a Graduate programme (GRAD).

The EIB provides a competitive remuneration package commensurate with staff responsibilities and challenges. ECB offers a pleasant and interesting work environment where people can achieve their professional goals while maintaining work-life balance; with excellent professional development opportunities through training, internal mobility and merit-based career growth.

The EIB is based in Luxembourg, where most of their staff is located. It also has offices in other European capitals, as well as in Africa, Australia, and the Caribbean, to cover the wide range and scope of its projects.

What the EIB expect from you

  • Motivation for our mission and goals
  • Excellent team spirit
  • Thorough training and relevant experience in your field of expertise
  • Record of achieving performance/results
  • Desire to make a difference
  • Commitment to building professional relationships
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment

Professional and Managerial Roles
The EIB offer opportunities for professional and managerial jobs at different levels and covering a wide range of roles. A university degree and a minimum of three years of previous relevant experience is required for entry-level positions and five years for more senior positions.

EIB look for talented and motivated professionals in a variety of functions such as: 

  • Corporate bankers and structured financiers with experience in origination, credit, risk management, monitoring and/or restructuring
  • Lawyers with experience in structured/project finance, debt restructuring, capital markets/treasury/derivatives, EU law and corporate governance
  • Economists and engineers with a focus on energy, social or urban development, environment, transportation and other areas
  • Macroeconomists to engage in research, analysis and evaluation
  • Specialists in transaction processing, liquidity portfolio management and capital markets
  • Human resources specialists to provide expertise in talent acquisition, organisational effectiveness and compensation and benefits
  • The EIB  also look for talent in their corporate areas, such as accounting, financial control, communications, IT and translation.

Administrative Roles
The EIB offer administrative positions covering a wide range of activities in the different areas of the Bank’s operations.

General requirements

  • Completion of secondary education
  • Relevant professional experience (please refer to each job advertisement for the minimum requirements)
  • Excellent level in the working languages of the Bank (English and French) – knowledge of other EU languages is considered an advantage.

Specific requirements

General administrative roles require excellent planning and organisational skills, strong written and verbal communication and relevant experience in administrative procedures in a specific domain.
Operational support roles, such as back office or monitoring assistance, also require practical knowledge of procedures, methods/tools, practices and techniques in the relevant field.

If you want to make a difference to the standard of living and quality of life of people in Europe and across the world, join the European Investment Bank!

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