Job offer : Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

ILA (Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs) is seeking a proven leader with a passion for governance, understanding and connections to the Luxembourg marketplace, and a compelling vision of the Director profession to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Who we search


The CEO is responsible for providing strategic, financial, and operational leadership for the organisation; and making key decisions that will affect the association's direction on its path for sustainable growth. The CEO will closely coordinate and work with the Executive team and the Board and its sub committees. 

Governance is at the heart of a sustainable future and as the world and our profession pivot, we require a CEO who has the following attributes;

Professional – The CEO is highly skilled with senior experience in a professional context.  Appropriate qualities and skills are required including those relevant to developing and driving strategy, monitoring expectations of stakeholders and ensuring alignment of events, training and advocacy initiatives with current market trends and strategy.  Professional gravitas is required to establish credibility and rapport with ILAs members and relevant partners and agencies in the local and international marketplace.

The CEO should possess strong managerial and executive skills to deal with the full range of management activities for a large diverse membership by a  dedicated staff supported by a large network of volunteer members in various ILA Working Committees.  The CEO has overall responsibility for personnel management, financial management, legal issues, and all other aspects of management.

Communication and Representation – The CEO is a key spokesperson and representative for ILA among the membership and local and international community.  The CEO must respond to the varied interests of ILA membership and ensure these are reflected in ILA offerings

Entrepreneurial – The CEO is expected to further develop ILA and exploit its potential to achieve greater recognition and impact.  Entrepreneurial activities include – diversification of revenue base, and enhancement of influence and advocacy

Personal Competencies - The CEO must be open minded, impartial in resolving conflicts, understand and embrace diversity and respect differences, a good team leader, innovative, forward-thinking and with sensitivity to different cultures. 

               Leader - demonstrated inclusive leadership qualities and decision making skills

               Communicator – clear, concise and communicates a compelling and inspiring vision

               Networker – networking and negotiation skills

               Connector – fostering partnerships and leveraging synergies/opportunities

               Authentic - Fosters a culture of professional development, delegation and trust with staff

               Resilient - Stress resistance to cope with the demands of a wide range and breadth of activities

               Agile - Adept at change management


To facilitate interaction, the individual should be fluent in written and spoken French and English.  The ability to communicate in Luxembourgish and German are considered a benefit.

Experience and understanding of the role of a director through previous/current experience as a member of a board would be beneficial as well as understanding and connection to the Luxembourg ecosystem.

We welcome all qualified persons to apply regardless of race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.


Who to contact

If you are interested in this role as an influencer in the Luxembourg governance ecosystem please send your CV and a motivation letter to;

ILA (Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs asbl)

Carine Feipel – ILA Board Chair


Who we are

ILA (Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs) is a member driven, multi-sector governance association.

We are a voice of good governance in the Luxembourg marketplace, promoter of the role of Directors and governance professionals, and an ambassador of Luxembourg as a strong business place for sustainable corporate governance.

We provide support to our community of members by providing high quality training, organising forum discussions and conferences, producing research and publications, and sharing governance tools and best practices on foundational and current trends on sustainable corporate governance and sector market trends.

ILA is a Luxembourg non- profit organization founded and active since 2005.