LHoFT – Luxembourg House of Financial Technology

At the LHoFT Foundation, we bring together finance and technology to foster innovation and shape the future of financial services.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) and to drive real change in the financial services ecosystem.


What is the role?

The Program Associate for Catapult: Financial Inclusion will be a key member of the LHoFT’s Acceleration Program team, reporting directly to the Head of Acceleration Programs. This position focuses on tasks related to the  Catapult: Financial Inclusion programs, targeting specific geographies and designed to fast-track the development and scaling of early-stage fintech companies that credibly support greater financial inclusion. 




Program Execution and Tasks:

  • Assist in planning overall programs and coordinating on-site program activities.
  • Help establish and maintain project management processes and workflows to ensure effective execution and timely delivery of program components. 
  • Help coordinate across different functions within LHoFT (e.g., marketing, ecosystem and partnerships, finance, events) for seamless program execution.
  • Serve as the point of contact forl program-related inquiries. 


Monitoring and Engagement Post-Program:

  • Help maintain the framework for continuous monitoring and engagement of firms post-program completion to track their growth and success.
  • Update reports on the progress and outcomes of participating firms, providing insights into the program’s long-term impact and effectiveness.
  • Assist in fostering engagement within the alumni network.
  • Follow-up and preparation of reports.


Marketing and Promotion:

  • Collaborating with the marketing team to enhance the program’s visibility and appeal.
  • Assist in planning and executing program-specific marketing initiatives and events.


Program Development and Administration:

  • Perform administrative tasks, including writing and collection of documentation, data collection and input, and regular reporting.
  • Organize program meetings and ensure effective communication channels are maintained.
  • Conduct market and country research in line with  program objectives


Team Collaboration and Support:

  • Act as a collaborative and proactive member of the LHoFT team, aligning program activities with broader organizational objectives. 
  • Step in for other team members as needed, demonstrating flexibility and a team-oriented mindset. 


The person we are looking for will likely have the following attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Information Technology, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the Fintech industry, with a keen understanding of Microfinance and digital innovation in developing markets.
  • At least 1 year of experience in program or project management within the fintech, finance or microfinance services sector,
  • Meticulous and diligent, with excellent analytical, strategic planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly adaptable and able to respond quickly to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Superior writing and communications skills, with the ability to engage effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Fluent in English and French, additional language skills are highly advantageous.


About the LHoFT Foundation 

The LHoFT Foundation is a public-private sector initiative dedicated to propelling Luxembourg to the forefront of financial technology innovation. At its core, the LHoFT champions the fusion of technology with financial services, fostering a network that spans local and global FinTech communities. This collaboration paves the way for cutting-edge solutions that will shape the financial services world of tomorrow.

As a focal point for Luxembourg’s financial technology ecosystem, the LHoFT cultivates meaningful connections across a broad spectrum of stakeholders. This includes, but is not limited to, established financial institutions, pioneering FinTech startups, the IT sector, academia, and regulatory bodies. Our Foundation is supported by private sector partners such as BGL BNP Paribas, Clearstream (Deutsche Börse Group), and Société Générale, among others. These collaborations are further strengthened by the unwavering support of the Luxembourg government and the Chamber of Commerce.

 Joining the LHoFT means becoming part of an invigorating and inspiring work environment. Our team members engage with a diverse array of professionals from the financial, governmental, advisory, and entrepreneurial sectors. Based in the vibrant House of Startups, our offices are a hub of innovation and excitement, ensuring that no two days are the same. We pride ourselves on a culture that values fulfillment, achievement, and the continuous pursuit of excellence.

Please send your CV and a brief cover email with the subject line: Program Associate – Catapult Financial Inclusion, explaining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are the right person for the job, to [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@lhoft.lu

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