Programme Director

Programme Director

Published Deadline Location
11 Jul 15 Sep Amsterdam
The Netherlands eScience Center is looking for a Programme Director with experience in grant procedures and project management.

Job description

What will you do?

As Programme Director you are responsible for setting ambitious goals, aligned with our vision, mission and long-term strategy. You define and maintain standards and procedures regarding our call and project activities. You supervise and guide a team of programme managers and serve as a lynchpin between our stakeholders and the eScience Center. You have a keen eye for possible collaborations with academic, non-profit and for-profit sectors.

Programme Management

You will:

  • Take responsibility as a member of the Directors Team.
  • Act as link between the Directors Team and the programme managers.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the eScience Center’s strategy.
  • Carry accountability for the call strategy of the eScience Center and for supervising its execution, including implementation of the call programme.
  • Carry accountability for the eScience Center’s call budget and the comprehensive and balanced allocation of employees’ time to the core activities of the eScience Center.
  • Carry procedural responsibility for external funding of research projects.
  • Recognize and act on external developments in academic, non-profit and for-profit sectors, ensuring that these are translated into policy and strategy.
  • Act as representative of the eScience Center to external parties, both nationally and internationally.
  • Increase program maturity, quality and participant accountability, driving up on time delivery.

Line management

You will:

  • Ensure the professional well-being of employees within your team, fostering positive team dynamics and creating a culture of inclusivity.
  • Provide structure, direction and purpose to the team, maintaining group identity and cohesion.
  • Stimulate and monitor the personal development of employees and advise on career possibilities, enabling them to develop to full potential.
  • Conduct annual job performance & development interviews, plus additional start and/or mid-term sessions as needed.

Specifications

Netherlands eScience Center

Requirements

Who are you?

You have a clear vision on, and experience with, grant procedures and project management. You also have a strong affinity with both academic research and research funding, including an overview of funding opportunities, and the ability to build strong relationships with academic, non-profit and for-profit stakeholders. You love to manage, coach and develop staff, through effective situational line management, ensuring appropriate opportunities for training and development.

In addition, you have:

  • A PhD degree in any area and experience (at least four years) with working in an academic context
  • A work ethic focused on procedural rigour
  • Demonstrable team leadership experience
  • Strong communicative, social and organizational skills
  • Excellent people skills and a talent for working in a team
  • A strategic vision on research funding
  • The ability and drive to develop and implement project procedures and proactively engage stakeholders
  • A clear sense of the needs of researchers and research communities, and the ability to identify opportunities among stakeholders

Conditions of employment

What we can offer you:

  • We work at the forefront of cutting-edge international research.   
  • You will be part of a team of intelligent, collaborative and ambitious people with a passion for academic research.    
  • You will be given extensive opportunity to further develop your professional and personal capacities.    
  • Salary scale 14-15, based on our Collective Labour Agreement (WVOI Cao-OI), depending on qualifications and expertise.   
  • Excellent secondary benefits: the possibility to work part time, an allowance for travel and mobile expenses, a holiday allowance (8%), 42 holidays and a year-end bonus (8,33%).   
  • Incoming international employees could benefit from significant government tax relief (30% ruling) for a set number of years.
  • An informal and creative working environment.
  • The opportunity to creatively help shape the future of the eScience Center.
  • Room for initiative and ideas.  

Employer

The Netherlands eScience Center

The Netherlands eScience Center is the national centre for innovative software solutions in academic research. We aim to bridge the gap in knowledge and expertise between digital technologies on the one hand and scientific and scholarly inquiry on the other. We create the tools and digital methodologies that enable researchers across all disciplines to answer research questions, harnessing our unique blend of academic expertise and software development skills. We attach great importance to software quality and sustainability, and academic recognition of research software.

We stand for a research-focused, professional, collaborative, open and resourceful approach to everything we do, and we require that our staff can identify with these eScience Center values. Our people have a diverse background in education, gender, nationality and ethnicity. Together, we form an inclusive group with a common drive.

Specifications

  • Research, development, innovation; Management
  • Doctorate
  • SP315069

Employer

Netherlands eScience Center

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Location

Science Park 402, 1098 XH, Amsterdam

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Application procedure

Want to join us?  

Your application must contain a CV, a letter of motivation, and applicable references. The closing date to apply is 15 September 2022.  

For more information about job opportunities at the eScience Center or about the hiring process, send an e-mail to hr@esciencecenter.nl.  

In the context of handling the job application procedure, the Netherlands eScience Center processes your personal data. Please find more information about this in our privacy policy

Application procedure

Application procedure

Want to join us?  

Your application must contain a CV, a letter of motivation, and applicable references. The closing date to apply is 15 September 2022.  

For more information about job opportunities at the eScience Center or about the hiring process, send an e-mail to hr@esciencecenter.nl.  

In the context of handling the job application procedure, the Netherlands eScience Center processes your personal data. Please find more information about this in our privacy policy

Make sure to apply no later than 15 Sep 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).