EU-Project Manager Specialised in Project Financial Administration

European Energy Research Alliance
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Sep-03-2018
  • Posted
    Jul 26

Position description

EERA is looking for an EU-Project Manager with a solid background in EU project finance and administration. He/she will manage his own EU project(s) and will support the other Project Manager(s) for the financial and administrative tasks required in other EERA EU-projects.

She/he will be integrated in the secretariat, composed of 4 permanent staff and 6 staff delegated from member organisations.

Key Activities

EU-project financial and administrative management – in collaboration with the Project Manager(s)

  • Ensure that the financial management of EU projects (Horizon 2020) is carried out in line with the EU rules and procedures;
  • Prepare the periodic financial reporting for the European Commission as requested in the EU participant portal;
  • Support the allocation and planning of resources in accordance with available budget and workplan across the different EERA Project Manager(s) involved;
  • Channel and monitor the budget assigned to Linked Third Party organizations according to the cooperation agreement;
  • Monitor the budget distribution of the EERA mobility scheme;
  • Ensure the implementation of the different contracts related to EU projects;
  • Gather the necessary administrative information during the projects’ implementation phase;
  • Assist with EU-project audits;
  • Support any other task that may arise related to financial and administrative aspects of EU projects.

Manage and implement EU-project tasks

  • Implement the activities allocated to EERA in one or more EU projects, in collaboration with the project consortium and coordinator; Those tasks are mainly related to the outreach of stakeholders (research and non-research related), communication and dissemination activities, organization of stakeholder workshops, IP and result exploitation, and post-projects long-lasting collaboration strategies. Other topics can also be tackled;
  • Achieve in time the different deliverables foreseen in the projects;
  • Support the preparation of proposals in collaboration with EERA’s secretariat staff and with partner organizations;
  • Any other task that may arise in view of fulfilling EU-project duties.

Qualifications

  • Hold a university degree (Master level or equivalent);
  • At least three years of relevant work experience in carrying out EU research projects and managing EU-project financial reporting and planning;
  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the EU.

Technical skills

  • Excellent and proven managerial, organizational and teamwork skills;
  • Experience in using the EU participant portal;
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, accounting systems, online payments etc.);
  • Experience of working in membership-based organizations;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of other European languages is an asset;
  • Good knowledge of the European institutions is an asset.

Personal skills

  • Very organized with a strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team;
  • Tactful, diplomatic and non-judgmental, able to relate to people in all situations;
  • Flexible and able to work under strict deadlines with the ability to set priorities;
  • Ability to work independently; good problem-solving skills;
  • Appetite for international/multi-cultural environments;
  • Sense of Humor.

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Application instructions

Please send your CV and motivation letter (in pdf format) to Ms. Elena Dufour ([email protected]) mentioning “Application EERA EU-Project Manager” by 3 September 2018, 22h00.

The motivation letter (1-page maximum) should highlight your reasons for applying and your credentials for the position.

The selection of the candidate will be based upon the merit principle.

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