EFIS Centre is actively looking for a Project Manager (PM) interested to be involved in running long-term Horizon 2020 funded projects. We are seeking highly motivated individuals who are passionate about research and innovation and seeking to work and make a difference at the interface of policy research and the operational delivery of public policies. The successful candidate is expected to actively contribute to shaping the expanding Project Management team at EFIS Centre.
The PM will be responsible for the daily implementation and management of one or more H2020 funded projects, under the direct supervision and guidance from the coordination team (Project Coordinator and the EFIS Centre operations & finance manager).
She/He will play a pivotal liaison role with all internal and external stakeholders, spanning all Work Packages (WPs) and tasks of the project implementation. The tasks include but are not limited to:
The European Future Innovation Systems (EFIS) Centre (www.efiscentre.eu) is a not for profit (ASBL under Belgian law) policy research centre established in December 2014.
Our mission is to promote an enhanced understanding of the performance and future development perspectives of the European Research Area (ERA) and European, national and regional, innovation systems, particularly in relation to societal challenges (climate change, energy security, resource efficiency, ageing population, etc. The centre’s activities include:
EFIS is currently involved in four (of which three as coordinator) on-going Horizon 2020 funded projects with a focus on developing methods and tools for designing, managing and evaluating research and innovation strategies, research (e-)infrastructures, and the next generation internet. . Our activities include the development of online tools and platforms to support smart specialisation strategies, open science policies and benchmarking research and innovation performance. We are also a partner in the current (2018-20) phase of the European Innovation Scoreboard initiative.
To apply, please answer all questions and attach in a single PDF file containing a letter of motivation, a CV (max. 4-page) and the names and contact information of 2 references with “PM H2020 [your last name]” in the subject line by 1st December 2018. Click here and follow the instructions carefully.
If you do not wish that we contact current or past employers, please state so and explain the reasons in your letter of motivation. Position will remain open until filled. Expected starting date: 1st January 2019.