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Frankfurt am Main, 06.01.2021 12:00:00

The FS-FIRE “Financial Intermediaries and the Real Economy” is a Research Centre (“Centre”) at the Frankfurt School. Our overall objective in the Centre is to conduct and disseminate new research across a wide array of financial topics and bring together academics, practitioners and regulators. Across different initiatives, our team provides high-level as well as in-depth research and analyses, develops and implements innovative projects, advises on policy development and changes, and provides trainings and workshops. Topics include bank management and crises, monetary policy, private equity, FinTechs and climate risk.

Finance is at the core of all our activities, and while we have a reputation for unbiased analysis and applying a mix of economic and financial assessments, we always consider the larger economic and political context in our work. Creative and unorthodox thinking combined with a strong focus on the project specific reality are part of our daily work, as we aim to provide conceptually sound and practical recommendations and solutions.

Our business is driven by a combination of proactive and responsive approaches. We often cooperate with institutions such as banks on project structuring and implementation, but also develop white-papers on various topics in financial economics. We offer an international faculty and a stimulating environment with close ties to commercial banks and the industry as well as governmental organizations. For further information, see our website.

We are currently seeking a Project Coordinator (all genders) to strengthen our team, initially for a period of 36 months, starting immediately.

  • Acquisition support for new projects, including compiling expressions of interest, and the development of technical and financial offers (incl. design and budgeting of international consulting and training projects concepts)
  • Project implementation support, including analysis of market information, data evaluation, reporting and budget management, coordination of logistics and development of presentations and general communication
  • Supporting the team in development and design of new products and consulting concepts as well as training approaches
  • Relationship management, including correspondence with local, national and international clients as well as of external experts and consultants

  • Financial sector knowledge, in particular with respect to capital markets, knowledge about monetary policy is a plus
  • At least 2 years of work experience (or relevant internships); work / consultancy experience within the financial sector is a plus
  • Professional experience in project management and implementation of multi-stakeholder projects is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills with an affinity to quantitative and data-driven approaches
  • University degree in relevant field (e.g. finance, banking, business, economics)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong capacity for teamwork, but also ability to work independently
  • Fluency in English; French or Spanish language skills are a plus
  • High proficiency in MS Office; including strong MS Excel skills
Are you interested?

Please submit your application, including your CV and a cover letter by email to

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Research Center “Financial Intermediaries and the Real Economy”

Prof. Dr. Sascha Steffen

Adickesallee 32-34
60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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