Senior Data Input and Validation Officer

European Investment Fund, Luxembourg

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
14th June, 2021

Job Description

The mission of Data Hub division is to ensure quality data inflows from operations and quality data usage for operational and business intelligence purposes. Data Input & Validation Unit operates within Data Hub division and acts as a center of expertise in terms of data collection methods and tools for the division, other EIF services and EIF as a whole.

Reporting line:

  • The incumbent(s) reports to and works under the supervision of the Data Input and Validation Unit Head, who in turn reports to the Head of Data Hub Division.


At a level commensurate with relevant experience and seniority, s/he will be involved in the following tasks:

  • Manage and execute collection, input and validation of data from Private Equity and Guarantees quarterly reports received from financial intermediaries;
  • Manage and coordinate external services providers supporting the Unit in the overall data collection and input process;
  • Support preparation and update of EIF reporting templates and manuals and provide guidelines to EIF counterparties for their quarterly reporting process to EIF;
  • Provide to EIF services expertise advice & solutions on data in relation to EIF business lines;
  • Support audit process for EIF and managed programs by providing requested documentation and explanation of underlying data received from EIF counterparties;
  • Ensure a robust control environment is maintained and that all operational and compliance risks are actively managed and mitigated;
  • Contribute as required to process enhancements and automation in relation data input and validation activities of the Units. Depending on experience and seniority, take a lead role in key digitalization initiatives from a business owner perspective;
  • Depending on seniority, contribute to the training of more junior staff in the team.


  • University degree, preferably at post-graduate level, in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Engineering or related subjects
  • Minimum three (3) years (officer level) or five (5) years (senior officer level) of relevant professional experience in Banking/Asset Management, Audit, Fund Administration, Finance or related area, preferably with exposure to Private Equity or Guarantees/Securitization assets (experience should be in similar positions with similar responsibilities);
  • Previous experience with data intensive processes and analyses and good understanding of relevant technologies to facilitate process automation would be considered an asset;
  • Postgraduate degrees, particularly PhD studies, and/or additional professional qualifications (e.g. CFA, ACCA) would be considered an asset;
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both oral and written. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.


  • Strong analytical skills and high affinity with numbers, data intensive processes and technology,
  • Capacity to work and prioritize efficiently under strict deadlines and time pressure,
  • Good business sense;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to defend his / her opinions;
  • Creativity, and ability to analyze problems from new angles, and to identify and develop solutions depending on the issues to be addressed;
  • Depending on seniority, people management / coaching skills;
  • Team oriented mentality.


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