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Experienced expert for the digital euro project at the OeNB

The Payment Systems Strategy Unit at the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) is responsible for developing strategies in line with the OeNB’s overall strategic objectives and for promoting the strategic development of the payments sector.

Experienced expert for the digital euro project at the OeNB

Ihre Aufgaben

  • Participating in the digital euro project in an agile team, i.a. to explore design issues regarding distribution, the role of banks and the settlement model taking into account different technological approaches (classic ledger vs blockchain technology)
  • Preparing analyses, making comparisons with best practices and examples on the market and with other central bank projects
  • Working with the Euro Retail Payments Board (with a focus on the digital euro)
  • Participating and working in the Eurosystem working groups and representing the OeNB there
  • Cooperating with retailers at the POI for a digital euro
  • Preparing proof of concept and local pilot projects and information for stakeholders

Ihr Profil

  • Master’s degree in business administration or from a technical university
  • At least five years of relevant professional experience in managing projects (with a bank or bank consultancy, financial service or payment service providers or technology companies with strong market experience)
  • Long-standing experience with, and very good understanding of, payment transactions and new payment instruments
  • Very good understanding of new technologies (e.g. blockchain)
  • Excellent written and oral command of German and English
  • Very good analytical skills regarding both business and technical issues
  • Suitability for positions of seniority and well-rounded can-do attitude
  • Very good communication skills (e.g. for giving presentations or leading workshops)
  • Very good user skills for MS Office, especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • High level of commitment and flexibility
  • Team spirit

Unser Angebot

  • Challenging tasks in one of the largest projects in the Eurosystem
  • Working in an international environment
  • A wide variety of training and career possibilities
  • Family-friendly work policies (e.g. company kindergarten, holiday camps for children of staff)
  • Easy access to public transport
  • Benefits include flexible working hours and working from home, a staff restaurant, in-house medical care, corporate fitness benefits, etc.
  • Weekly normal working hours of 38.5 hours, separate overtime pay

The position is limited to 20 months (September 2022 to end-April 2024). However, this fixed-term contract might be converted into a permanent contract if there is a positive decision for starting an implementation project and further resources are needed.

Based on the required level of education, the annual gross salary is EUR 49.000 (full-time, excluding overtime) at the entry level. Candidates with appropriate training and several years of professional experience will receive a higher salary in line with market standards.

To further enhance diversity, the OeNB particularly encourages applications from female candidates. In case of equal merit, preference will be given to female applicants. Applications from candidates with disabilities are expressly encouraged.


Experienced expert for the digital euro project at the OeNB


Veröffentlicht am 25.07.2022

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