(Senior) Talent Management Officer

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The EIB, the European Union’s bank, is seeking to recruit for its Human Resources Directorate (HR) – HR Policies Department (HRPLC) – Organisation & People Development Division (O&PD) – Talent Management Unit (TMU) at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a (Senior) Talent Management Officer*.

This is a full time position at grade 5/6 for which the EIB offers a permanent contract.

*Internal benchmark: (Senior) Officer Human Resources

Panel interviews are anticipated from end of April onwards


Join the largest global multilateral financial institution and one of the largest providers of climate finance and contribute to development of our talent management function. In this role you will be working on:

  • supporting the organisation in developing and deploying the workforce needed to successfully meet its current and future objectives,
  • maximising individual potential through talent identification, development, deployment and retention,
  • contributing to key organisational change and transformation initiatives.

In a context where the bank needs organisational flexibility to respond to new challenges faced by the EU and operate in increasingly complex global environment, we are looking for experienced, solutions-oriented (Senior) Talent Management Officer to join our newly formed Talent Management unit. The role is ideal for accomplished candidates looking to leverage their skills and knowledge, and add value through developing and implementing processes, creating talent policies and engaging with wide network of internal stakeholders on talent management topics.

Operating Network

The Talent Management Unit is a part of Organisation and People Development Division composed of Centres of Expertise providing advice and services related to Diversity, Engagement, Inclusion & Belonging; Learning & Development; Performance Management and Talent Management.

As a (Senior) Talent Management Officer you will report to the Head of Unit and work in close co-operation with colleagues within the Personnel Directorate and from all other business lines within the Bank.

The position will require supervision of consultants and maintaining relationships with other institutions, international organisations, specialists and professional associations in order to build cooperation and stay abreast of best practices.


  • Lead the annual talent cycle, working with the talent facilitators in guiding and advising management teams, co-facilitating talent discussions, analysing the outcomes and planning short and long-term follow up actions.
  • Design frameworks for talent planning ensuring the business continues to have talent pools supporting strategic priorities.
  • Design new and propose improvements to the existing policies; engage key stakeholders in understanding, buying into, and implementation of the talent policies.
  • Effectively engage with key stakeholders: management teams, senior managers, Staff Representatives etc.
  • Together with the Learning & development team, design development paths and programmes in order to create growth opportunities for staff aligned with the strategic needs of the organisation.
  • Work with HR colleagues and business to create communities of practice and promote best practices in talent development.
  • Work closely with the recruitment and budget and planning colleagues, assuring alignment of talent acquisition strategies, strategic workforce planning with the outcomes of the talent reviews and talent needs of the organisation.
  • Measure the value of different talent interventions and policies, using qualitative and quantitative metrics as well as external benchmarks; report on talent management effectiveness and continuously implement improvements.
  • Ensure communication of talent management strategy, policies and procedures as well as dissemination of knowledge and best practice.
  • Provide expert input, advice, guidance and recommendations on complex issues in the field of talent development and contribute to transversal projects within the Department and Directorate.


  • Genuine interest in HR matters, in particular talent, development and leadership.
  • University degree in a relevant field, preferably Human Resources, Business, Economics or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of directly relevant professional experience gained in any of the following: talent management, HR business partnering, performance management, learning and development or leadership enabling function within a large organization including private sector and/or IFI.
  • Excellent understanding of talent management processes and policies.
  • Experience in creation and implementation of the talent management policies will be considered an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills. Change and stakeholder management experience will be considered an advantage.
  • Excellent data analysis skills and knowledge of standard MS Office tools. Knowledge of advanced functions of HR systems, especially hands-on knowledge HR cloud computing is an advantage.
  • Good understanding of EIB’s mission, objectives and business activities.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and/or French (*), with a good command of the other. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.


Find out more about EIB core competencies here

(*) Unless stated explicitly as a required qualification, a good command of French is not a pre-requisite for hire. As both English and French are however official working languages of the EIB, proficiency in both languages is a pre-requisite for your future career development. Any language clause in your contract must be fulfilled in order for you to be eligible for a promotion (either via the annual appraisal cycle or via an internal selection process). Proficiency is understood to mean the attainment of level 5 of the Inter Institutional language courses, corresponding to B1.2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). The Bank offers appropriate training support.

We are an equal opportunities employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. We encourage all suitably qualified and eligible candidates to apply regardless of their gender identity/expression, age, racial, ethnic and cultural background, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, disability or neurodiversity.

Applicants with specific needs are encouraged to request reasonable accommodations at any stage during the recruitment process. Please contact the EIB Recruitment team Jobs@eib.org who will ensure that your request is handled.

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 unauthorised disclosure of any information or any damage to the EIB Group reputation.

Deadline for applications: 27th March 2023