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Job opportunity at FNR: Administrative Assistant

The FNR is seeking to recruit an Administrative Assistant on a full-time (40h/week), permanent (CDI) basis. Deadline to apply is 18 April 2024. Earliest start: 1 July 2024.

Your function

You will integrate in a team of Programme Support Managers who are tasked with the role of providing the administrative and financial support for running research funding programmes. In particular: You will operate the handling and monitoring of grant applications and support the accounting activities.

Your profile

  • Holder of a secondary school diploma (Bac or equivalent)
  • Affinity for budgets and financial project reports
  • Work experience in a similar environment is considered as an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and French and/or German; good command of Luxembourgish
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Tools
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills; rigorous; sense of responsibility and initiative; open-minded personality
  • Excellent team spirit
  • Interest in science

Our offer

  • The possibility to work at the heart of Luxembourg’s young and dynamic research ecosystem, in a small but international team.
  • A permanent employment contract and flexible working hours.
  • Compensation commensurate with your experience.
  • Training and career development opportunities.

How to apply

Please send your application to FNR Acting Secretary General Andreea Monnat, with an indication of the reference PSM2024, including a motivation letter written in English and a detailed CV, by 22 March 2024 to

About the FNR

The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) is the main funder of research activities in Luxembourg. Our vision is to establish Luxembourg as a leading knowledge-based society through science, research and innovation, thereby contributing to the country’s economic diversification and future prosperity. To this end, we support researchers and invest public funds and private donations into research projects in key strategic areas, with an emphasis on quality and impact. We also support and coordinate activities to strengthen the link between science and society and to raise awareness for research. We are very well connected to government and national stakeholders, to the private sector, and to international partners. If you share our excitement about what’s coming next in research and innovation, the FNR is the place for you.

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