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Strategic Advisor to the CEO and Deputy CEO

The Strategic Advisor (SA) to the CEO and deputy CEO is a highly skilled and organized individual who acts as the interface between the research and administrative departments and serves as the link to external collaborative partners. His/Her role involves a blend of administrative, organizational, communication responsibilities and a solid background in biomedical research or a related field. Thanks to his/her broad overview of the entire organization as well as of the national and international research landscape, the Strategic Advisor plays a crucial role in supporting the efficient functioning of the leadership team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Serving as a point of contact for substantive questions directed to the CEO/Deputy CEO, and facilitating information exchange;
  • Collaborating closely with the Science Office and the scientific leaders of the institute, developing strategy and position papers together; 
  • Preparing content for presentations, written correspondence and coordinating meetings with internal and external stakeholders; 
  • Participating in internal events at the institute, rapidly familiarizing oneself with its content focus, and effectively representing it in both writing and speech; 
  • Working in a strongly project-oriented manner, supporting the CEO/Deputy CEO in coordinating and preparing applications for strategic projects and collaborations, as well as in their implementation
  • Coordinating strategic projects, taking responsibility for specific topics, and independently researching content 

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • PhD degree in an area relevant to biomedical research or a related discipline;
  • Experience in research and project management, project monitoring, budget management, editing of activity reports;
  • Excellent command of English (written and spoken) and fluent in French and/or German;
  • Ability to present solutions involving complex data after thorough analysis;
  • Able to build good relationship with various stakeholders, showing great communication skills;
  • Adaptable, problem-solving, able to multi-task and to deal with fast-changing schedules;
  • Strong commitment to maintaining confidentiality when handling sensitive information and to ethical guidelines;
  • Team-oriented, diplomatic & able to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment;
  • Welcoming and service oriented attitude

Gender Equality

The LIH is an equal opportunities employer. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff. The LIH is attentive to gender representation among its leadership staff and aims to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment and promotion of female leaders and their career development.

In Short...

  • Contract type :  Fixed-term contract (CDD)
  • Contract duration :  24 months
  • Work hours :  40h/week
  • Location :  rue Thomas Edison 1 A-B - 1445 LUXEMBOURG
  • Start date :  ASAP
  • Ref :  MC/SOCEO0224/FG/GM

How to apply

Applications including a letter detailing your motivation and a curriculum vitae should be sent through our website via the apply button below.

Please apply ONLINE formally through this web page.

Applications by email will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.