Vacancy for Project Manager in Brussels, Belgium


LEITAT is a private technical institute with more than 110 years of experience in industrial innovation processes. We transform technological and scientific results into economic and competitive value for our clients and collaborating entities. Over 1500 customers benefit from our talent, creativity and strong commitment. We bring knowledge and innovation to our customers through applied research and technical testing in the fields of chemistry, energy, environment, materials, engineering and life sciences.

LEITAT currently has a job opening for a project manager in our offices in Barcelona. The candidate must have experience in European project management, especially in Horizon 2020 programs. Must have knowledge of EU funding financial rules, organizational, communication and negotiation skills, and excellent English (Oral and written).

Primary functions:

Coordinate the complete execution of a project, from negotiation to project closure:

  • project financial and technical follow-up, ensuring compliance with EC regulations;
  • preparation and submission of financial/administrative deliverables and financial reports;
  • contact with projects partners, including guidance on administrative and financial issues;
  • provide guidance to LEITAT’s internal departments on administrative and financial issues;
  • management of the international consortium of project partners;
  • travel and represent LEITAT at consortium meetings.

Education and Job requirements:

  • At least 2 years experience in project management
  • Extensive knowledge of EU funding programmes especially Horizon 2020

Professional Experience:

  • At least 2 years experience in project management
  • Extensive knowledge of EU funding programmes especially Horizon 2020
  • Proven experience in European projects management
  • Demonstrated ability in managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organization and time management skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks effectively and respect deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of national funding programmes and national project management will be a plus

Languages:

  • Proficiency in English (oral and written)

Please send your CV and letter of presentation in English to Raquel de Sousa (rdesousa@leitat.org).