Position title
Market Infrastructure Experts - Digital Euro
Within the broader digital euro project team, you will work alongside other experts to carry out the preparatory work on how to deliver the defined digital euro use cases:
  • online person-to-person (P2P) payments;
  • e-commerce (including m-commerce) payments;
  • point-of-interaction (POI) payments;
  • offline (including both P2P and POI) payments.

Your role

As a Market Infrastructure Expert, you will be part of one of the use case teams and will contribute to:
  • defining a best-in-class user experience for digital euro payments;
  • developing efficient end-to-end digital euro processes;
  • engaging with market participants to develop the digital euro scheme rulebook, with the aim of applying existing standards to digital euro payments;
  • refining the proposed use cases by specifying the functional and non-functional requirements;
  • supporting effective communication and stakeholder engagement on digital euro use cases.
The position offers you excellent opportunities to be part of a multicultural team that strives for continuous innovation to make a positive impact on the lives of European citizens.
  • a master’s degree or equivalent in project management, economics, business administration, finance, a STEM subject or another relevant field (see How you can join us for details on degree equivalences);
  • in addition to the above, a minimum of three years’ relevant professional experience (other than as a trainee or intern) in any of the following fields:
    • development of end-to-end retail payment solutions; and/or their management with a focus on continuous improvement;
    • business modelling in the area of retail payments;
  • proven analytical skills and experience in drafting concise and clear notes and reports;
  • an advanced (C1) command of English and an intermediate (B1) command of at least one other official language of the EU, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • a track record in delivering high-quality results within tight time frames, managing multiple assignments simultaneously and prioritising tasks;
  • an ability to clearly present subject matter in your area of expertise to internal and external audiences.
You engage collaboratively with others. You pursue team goals and learn willingly from other people’s diverse perspectives. You signal any need for change by explaining it and proposing alternative solutions. You analyse complex information effectively and can evaluate different views to arrive at solutions. You know and anticipate stakeholder needs.
You are motivated to be part of our team and to develop and use your skills and competencies to achieve the aims of this position

Type of contract  Fixed-term contract, which may be extended subject to individual performance and organisational needs

Who can apply?  EU nationals

Salary  F/G (bracket 1 - step 1) full time monthly net salary: €5,191 plus benefits, for further information see what we offer.

Working time  Full time

Closing date  23.10.2023

The Directorate General Market Infrastructure and Payments is currently looking to fill several expert positions in their digital euro programme team. This team will be responsible for preparing the potential launch of the digital euro. The overall goal of the next phase of the project is to ensure readiness to issue the digital euro. The team will first focus on analysing the functionalities of the digital euro and then move towards developing and testing potential technical solutions and business arrangements.

The ECB is an inclusive employer and we strive to reflect the diversity of the population we serve. We encourage you to apply irrespective of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, race, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or other characteristics

Employment Type
Job Location
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Date posted
October 19, 2023
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