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TYPE DE CONTRAT : CDI - temps plein

We are looking for a Department coordinator to assist our Head of department on a daily basis. He/she will be responsible for managing and overseeing the day-to-day operations ensuring efficient workflows.

The department coordinator will work closely with the head of services and quality officer on the implementation of processes for improved efficiency and performance of the department. He/she will also acts as a point of liaison between the head of the department and different LNS services. The appointee is responsible for supervising and supporting ongoing projects within the department in collaboration with the heads of service to ensure the delivery of projects with efficiency and quality. The department coordinator will support the expanding project portfolio and drive the digital transformation plan.

About the Laboratoire national de santé

The “Laboratoire national de santé” (LNS) is a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg. The LNS is organized as a multidisciplinary institute that spans over four scientific departments in the fields of medical biology, microbiology, forensic medicine, and health protection, in addition to hosting the National Center of Pathology and the National Center of Genetics. The LNS is based at Dudelange, with state of the art and modern infrastructure in line with recent developments in medical sciences. Its objective is to develop scientific and analytical expertise related to the prevention, diagnosis and monitoring of human diseases. Its ultimate mission is to serve patients and citizens and offer excellence in health care.

About NCG

The National Center of Genetics (NCG) at the LNS is responsible for all aspects of human genetics related health care in Luxembourg. A major goal of the NCG is to provide high-level health care in the field of human genetics to the Luxembourgish population and to advance genomic medicine and precision oncology in the country. The NCG is a major stakeholder of two national public health programs: the Plan National Maladie Rare and the Plan National Cancer. The NCG also hosts the LuxGen Genome Center with a state-of-the-art sequencing platform and performs collaborative patient-oriented translational research focused on rare diseases and cancer. We engage in training activities, in particular of medical students within the bachelor program at the University of Luxembourg.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Department Head and initiate and monitor projects that comply with the strategic objectives of the department and the LNS
  • Monitor daily operations of the department with an emphasis on productivity, efficiency and quality
  • Lead the yearly budget planning and monitor expenses and revenues within the department
  • Coordinate with department and service heads and manage administrative and logistic activites of the department
  • Provide comprehensive data analysis, creation of project documentation, and coordination of teams
  • Lead the handling and resolution of complex issues and complaints in collaboration with the department’s Quality officer

Profile Sought

  • Master in science or PhD with experience in project management
  • At least 5 years experience in project coordination within the industry
  • Experience in operational support and portfolio managment
  • Strong and proactive monitoring of the assigned tasks
  • Experience in change management and strategic planning
  • Rigor, motivation, creativity and originality, project proposal writing skills, conciseness, sense of priority and Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels in written, and verbal formats
  • Languages skills: excellent command of English and French and/or German
  • Demonstrate good time management with the ability to carry out tasks methodically including those requiring manual dexterity
  • Able to work independently and experience in supervising and management
  • Ability to integrate and work in a team

If you meet the above profile and wish to apply, please submit your application (CV, letter of intent and copies of your degrees) via our website  Your application will be treated confidentiality.


At the final stages of the recruitment process, the successful candidate will be asked to provide supporting documentation such as, copies of diplomas and certificates of employment. An official criminal record (bulletin no.3) will also be required for consultation purpose.