Project Manager Major Research Initiatives (1,0 FTE)

Project Manager Major Research Initiatives (1,0 FTE)

Published Deadline Location
14 Jul 31 Dec Rotterdam
Opportunity for a project manager looking to make a difference.

Job description

Erasmus Research Services is establishing a new project management team dedicated to supporting the university’s major research initiatives: largescale, high impact, complex and multi-stakeholder projects. The number of successful initiatives keeps growing and we are looking for up to two new Project Manager(s) Major Research Initiatives to join our team.

Your focus will be on major and complex research initiatives that are funded via European, national or regional funds.

As project manager you will be responsible for all organizational, contractual, and financial/administrative processes and communications. You will be the scientific lead’s right hand on managing consortium relationships, organizational and financial management and delivery of the project.  You will safeguard deadlines, monitor progress and prepare any non-scientific reports required by the project. You will organize project events with or without additional help, depending on scale.

You are successful when all stakeholders are at all times well informed, the project is compliant and when your work enables the scientific staff on the project to focus on doing science.

You will be embedded within Erasmus Research Services and report in line to the head of the Grant Support Office at ERS and subsequently to the scientific lead(s) of the projects you support. In your day to day you will work very closely with your team, the scientific team and the Coordinator Project Management Major Research Initiatives.

Specifications

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

Requirements

Required experience, skills and competencies:

  • Working and thinking level equivalent to a university degree or degree from a university of applied sciences;
  • Three years of experience in managing multistakeholder projects;
  • A good set of people skills;
  • Accurate, solution oriented and capable of dealing with tight deadlines;
  • The capability to act as a trusted sparring partner for scientists and other partners in a consortium;
  • The ability to recognize the challenges and opportunities of working in a team that is developing;
  • Excellent communication skills (English necessary; Dutch preferred);
  • Affinity with social sciences and humanities.

It will positively viewed if in addition you bring one or more of the following:

  • Experience with projects funded through the European Commission or NWO;
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in of project management methodologies.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: Initially for one year, may be converted to permanent after the first year depending on performance.

An internationally-oriented and varied work within an enthusiastic team, with attractive fringe benefits in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU). We offer a contract initially for one year (1 fte, full-time appointment is 38 hours) which may become permanent if your performance is satisfactory. Your monthly gross remuneration as Project Manager Major Research Initiatives will range between € 3.974.- to € 5.439,- depending of experience, in accordance with Scale 11 of CAO-NU.

Erasmus University Rotterdam offers attractive terms of employment, including a holiday allowance of 8%, a year-end payment of 8.3% and 41 holidays per year based on a full-time appointment. In addition, EUR takes part in the ABP pension scheme, and we also offer partially paid parental leave. Moreover, EUR staff members are allowed to make use of the EUR facilities, including the Erasmus Sports Centre and the University Library.

Diversity & Inclusion 

Erasmus University Rotterdam aspires to be an equitable and inclusive community. We nurture an open culture, where everyone is supported to fulfill their full potential. We see inclusivity of talent as the basis of our successes, and the diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valued outcome. EUR provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, functional impairment, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.

Employer

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research, as expressed in our mission ‘Creating positive societal impact’. EUR is home to 3.700 academics and professionals and almost 33.000 students from more than 140 countries. Everything we do, we do under the credo The Erasmian Way – Making Minds Matter. We’re global citizens, connecting, entrepreneurial, open-minded, and socially involved. These Erasmian Values function as our internal compass and create EUR’s distinctive and recognizable profile. From these values, with a broad perspective and with an eye for diversity, different backgrounds and opinions, our employees work closely together to solve societal challenges from the dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. Thanks to the high quality and positive societal impact of our research and education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. www.eur.nl.

Department

Erasmus Research Services (ERS)

Erasmus Research Services (ERS) advances excellent research and knowledge transfer to maximize positive societal impact. ERS creates conditions for transparent, inclusive, collaborative, and impactful research through strategic and operational expertise. 

We provide pathways for talents to reach their full potential and we advance fruitful collaborations, enabling Erasmus University to be a front runner in embedding excellent research in society. The following areas of support are embedded within ERS: Business Development, Grant Support, Legal Counsels, Open Science, Research Data Management, Ethics Review and Research Intelligence. ERS is a relatively young service department within Erasmus University Rotterdam and is steadily building and extending its service portfolio. ERS provides support to all faculties of Erasmus university Rotterdam (occasionally to Erasmus University Medical Center). 

Additional information

Please refer to these links for more information on EUR and ERS . For additional information about this specific vacancy please contact:

  • Head of Research Grants Erasmus Research Services – Adrian Sneeuw (sneeuw@eur.nl) or,
  • Coordinator Project Management Erasmus Research Services – Ekaterina Voynova  (ekaterina.voynova@eur.nl)

Specifications

  • Policy and staff
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • €3974—€5439 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • PRO/ERS/220714

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Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA, Rotterdam

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Application procedure

The selection process for this vacancy will be ongoing. Applications will be considered as they arrive up until all vacancies have been filled.

To apply, please submit to researchservices@eur.nl a CV and a letter describing what attracts you to this role and what would make you a strong candidate.

The selection committee will look favourably on career breaks or variations in the chronological order of CVs. These instances will be regarded as an evolution of a career, and as a potentially valuable contribution towards a multidimensional career track.

Application procedure

Application procedure

The selection process for this vacancy will be ongoing. Applications will be considered as they arrive up until all vacancies have been filled.

To apply, please submit to researchservices@eur.nl a CV and a letter describing what attracts you to this role and what would make you a strong candidate.

The selection committee will look favourably on career breaks or variations in the chronological order of CVs. These instances will be regarded as an evolution of a career, and as a potentially valuable contribution towards a multidimensional career track.

Make sure to apply no later than 31 Dec 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).