Digital Finance

Application

Please email your CV and motivation letter in English to: postmasterapplication@eitdigital.eu, highlighting how your skills and experience meet the qualifications requested for this position.
Applications without a motivation letter will not be considered.

Please specify the Activity Name, position and location you are applying for.
Applications should be submitted until March 29, 2019, 5 PM CET. 


"Agro Chain - Financial Services Innovation Map" Innovation Activities in Budapest

The Post-Master Professional vacancies are open to all graduates of the EIT Digital Master School.
The Post-Master Professional works on activities in the context of the EIT Digital Innovation Activity portfolio within key focus areas. The work includes all stages and parts of the innovation process as technology and business model development. The intention of the position is to contribute to the Post-Master Professional’s personal entrepreneurship development.

Focus Area: The Post-Master professional will report to the Innovation Leader.

Activity Name: Agro Chain (60%) / Financial Services Innovation Map (40%)

1st - “Agro Chain” is an EIT Digital Innovation Activity that will aim to the digital transformation for the agriculture industry in Europe, creating a platform where small farmers can find customers interested in naturally grown products and healthy food. This software will manage the value chain and will be a tool to provide financial services to a traditionally unbanked industry, helping them to be more competitive. The project will create a start-up to serve first the Hungarian market and then other markets in Europe.

2nd - Digital Finance Focus Area is the latest one to be established by EIT Digital in 2018, and therefore, it is still growing with additional partners and innovation activities. To select the best set of partners for this area, a “European Financial Services Innovation Map” will be designed, gathering the approaches towards innovation from banks and other players in the industry, their strategies regarding innovation, and the areas where they are stronger.

Job Profile

For the Digital Finance Innovation Action Line, EIT Digital is looking for a highly motivated Post-Master professional who is able to work effectively in complex and dynamic multiparty environments being able to balance two simultaneous activities. The position will cover two different areas:

  • As part of the “Agro Chain” Innovation Activity, s/he will be part of a multi-partner team that aims at creating a new start-up whose mission will be to provide financial services and other services to the small farmers industry, creating a SW platform that will bring both producers and consumers on board.
  • As part of the “Financial Services Innovation Map” activity, the selected candidate will work together with the Digital Finance Innovation Leader, to create an Innovation Map for Digital Finance in Europe.

Main tasks include:

For the “Agro Chain” Innovation Activity:

  • Develop an analysis about the current status for the farming industry in Hungary (and other European countries) regarding the use of digital technologies and financial products in the sector.
  • Collaborate in the creation and evaluation of business models to make the business sustainable while helping the farming sector during the process of Digital Transformation.
  • Assist the team with developing the technical architecture for the SW platform (that will be deployed by the start-up to be created in the project).

For the “Digital Finance Innovation Map” Innovation Activity:

  • Identify the main industry players in each European country in the FS industry
  • Collect information from different sources to draw the innovation profile of banks and other players in European financial services
  • Contact the Innovation teams at selected companies to complete the information about their innovation structures
  • Present the conclusions in an excellent and compelling way

Location

Place of Employment is the EIT Digital Co-location Center in Budapest, Hungary.
Occasional European travel to be expected.

Offer

  • One-year full-time contract with possibility of renewal for another year*.
  • Guidance by Innovation Leader and Node Director.

*Contract duration may vary between different Nodes and Countries due to national legislation.

To Apply

Please email your CV and motivation letter to: postmasterapplication@eitdigital.eu, highlighting how your skills and experience meet the qualifications requested for this position.
Applications without a motivation letter will not be considered.

Please specify the Activity Name, position and location you are applying for.
Applications should be submitted until March 29, 2019, 5 PM CET. 

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