Mission

The successful candidate will be a member of the Payment Services Division within the Innovation, Payments, Market Infrastructure and Governance Department of the CSSF. As part of the Payment Services Division you will be a member of the team in charge of (i) analysing the authorisation files of payment and electronic money institutions, (ii) dealing with all interpretative questions which may arise relating to payment and electronic money services and (iii) following regulatory developments in this field.

Role & responsibilities

  • Process application files for payment institutions and electronic money institutions
  • Process any official request or question addressed to the CSSF related to payment and electronic money services
  • Follow the developments and evolution in the field of regulation applicable to payment and electronic money services
  • Drafting of regulatory texts related to payment and electronic money services
  • Interaction with other CSSF departments, other national competent authorities and the European authorities
  • Participation in national/international working groups related to payment and electronic money services
  • Drafting of reports and analyses

Please note that this position will require frequent business trips.

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in law, economics or finance
  • Proven professional experience of at least two years in the fields mentioned under « Role & responsibilities » would be considered as a distinct advantage
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken English and French; knowledge of German and/or Luxembourgish would be considered as an advantage
  • Availability for missions/meetings abroad
  • Very good writing and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational, analytical and synthesis skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and proactive
  • Ability to work autonomously while being part of a team

The successful candidate (m/f) will be hired as public employee (“employé de l’Etat”) under a permanent contract. If the candidate meets the required conditions, s/he will be asked to apply for admission to the status of civil servant (“fonctionnaire de l’Etat”).

Prior to the conclusion of the contract, the candidate must submit an extract from the criminal record (bulletin n°3), dated less than 2 months, in order to prove their conduct and integrity.

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Next steps

  1. Our HR team will perform a pre-screening of all candidate files before transmitting applications to the respective hiring managers.
  2. Chosen candidates will be contacted for HR & business interviews, followed by a written test. At this point, we will also require a recent extract of your criminal record. Depending on the number of entries, the gravity of the offence(s) and the date of the conviction(s), a candidate may be excluded from the recruitment process.
  3. Following the interview process, the applications of selected candidates will be submitted to the head of department and/or a member from our board of directors for a potential additional interview.
  4. The successful candidate will be hired as public employee (“employé de l’État”) and, if s/he meets the required conditions, s/he will be asked to apply for admission to the status of civil servant (“fonctionnaire de l’Etat”).

Please have a look at our FAQ to find additional guidance on our recruitment process.


For diplomas obtained outside of Luxembourg, Belgium or The Netherlands, we additionally require proof of their equivalence with national standards. While you may send your application without it, we encourage you to request this straight away in order to avoid delays later on in our recruitment process. Additional details can be obtained from the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche for university level degrees or on guichet.public.lu for A-level (BAC) diplomas or other qualifications.

Please have a look at our FAQ to find additional guidance on our application and recruitment process.