Temporary Project manager EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) - NIOD-KNAW - Amsterdam

Temporary Project manager EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) - NIOD-KNAW - Amsterdam

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23 Jul 15 Aug Amsterdam

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Job description

As a temporary project manager (0.6 FTE) you are responsible for the successful implementation of the project, working closely with the Project Director and Deputy Director. This position is offered for a period of three months (1 September - 30 November 2019). You are responsible for project administration, consortium management and reporting to the grant provider. This includes the following tasks:

  • Acting as a contact for the consortium and the grant provider.
  • Maintaining and managing communication within the consortium, organizing physical and virtual meetings, taking minutes of meetings and monitoring the follow-up of actions.
  • Monitoring the scientific and administrative progress of the project.
  • Coordinating the drafting of the final report to the grant provider.
  • Managing and coordinating the help desk.
  • Monitoring of specific budgets (in collaboration with the finance department).
  • Advising the project director and deputy director on the daily management of the project.


Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)


  • You have project management experience and experience in financial administration (processing of invoices, etc.)
  • You have excellent organizational skills and can work both independently and in a team.
  • You have strong interpersonal, intercultural skills.
  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills in English, and preferably also in Dutch.
  • You have good IT skills (MS Office, etc.)
  • You are service-oriented, professional, proactive, stress-resistant and reliable.
  • You are prepared to work flexibly with tight deadlines
  • You are willing to travel.
  • You have an affinity with the mission of EHRI.

Conditions of employment

This position is offered for a period of three months (1 September - 30 November 2019).

The NIOD offers an informal, internationally-oriented working environment with a great deal of room for individual initiative and responsibility. The salary for a full-time (38 hrs) position is Euro 4.274 gross per month max (scale 10, collective labor agreement Dutch Universities), excluding 8% holiday pay and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.


The NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies investigates the history of world wars, large-scale violence and genocides, including their long-term impact on society. The institute also manages archives and collections pertaining to the Second World War. 


EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) is a European project that facilitates research into the Holocaust. The consortium consists of 24 partners in 17 countries. The project is funded by the European Commission under Horizon2020. More information about the project can be found at: http://ehri-project.eu.


  • Research, Development, Innovation; Support staff (Clerical, Administrative, Facility)
  • Behaviour and Society
  • max. €4274 per month
  • Higher Professional Education
  • AT2019-033


Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

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