Project Development Officer

Project Development Officer

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2 Nov 1 Dec Eindhoven

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Job description

  • Would you like to collaborate with our scientific staff and help them maximize their impact and success?
  • Do you enjoy working in a fun team with people from various backgrounds?
  • Do you get satisfaction from building collaborations and connecting people?
  • Are you an enthusiastic getting-things-done-person and ready for the next step in your career ?
  • Will you join our team in bringing professional research support to the next level ?

Your focus will be on supporting researchers with the development of research projects in various scientific fields related to the built environment. You do so by building up and maintaining long-term collaborations with societal partners (e.g. industry, municipalities) and by helping researchers in developing research projects with these partners. By doing so, you will contribute to the societal impact of academic research by bridging knowledge and innovation in the built environment sector.

You will support the researchers in developing their research ideas, identifying matching partners and funding opportunities, developing competitive project proposals, and you help them with legal and administrative matters related to the project.

You are part of a strong professional network which supports you with advice on legal, financial, administrative, ethical, open science and other matters.

You are a part of the Research Development and Support Office team of the Department, which consists of one other project development officer, a policy officer, a data steward, a research-IT consultant and an assistant. Together with the members of your team, you play a pivotal role in the built environment research community, which is based on sharing experience and knowledge.


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)


  • You are familiar with (inter)national funding programs and collaborative research networks, in the context of this position and the current team preferably with a regional and national focus;
  • You are familiar with the coordination of complex proposals and processes related to research projects involving societal partners;
  • You have the ability to manage a wide variety of stakeholders and communicate effectively with junior researchers as well as with senior professors, with high-level decision makers as well as with professional support staff;
  • You are result-oriented with a service mindset and you have the ability to influence without power;
  • You have an academic degree in a relevant area and you are proficient in English as well as in Dutch, both verbally and in writing;
  • You are an engaging community builder and you enjoy being part of a fun team!

If you are concerned that you don't meet all the requirements sufficiently, but the job does excite you, then be sure to respond, we would love to look at your profile.

Conditions of employment

An exciting position within an international yet personal university. You are right in the middle of the students, on a green campus within walking distance of the central station. Besides beautiful architecture, you will find varied workplaces and excellent sports facilities. We also offer you:
  • A monthly salary of minimum € 3.974 to maximum € 5.439,- for full-time employment, depending on your knowledge and experience (scale 11, collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities).
  • In addition to vacation pay, a structural end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • A favorable arrangement for more holidays or a sabbatical.
  • A selection model for additional fringe benefits.
  • Working hours in consultation for an optimal work-life balance.
  • Scope for your talent with advancement prospects and excellent development opportunities such as mentoring, workshops and coaching.
  • Partially paid parental leave and reimbursement for commuting expenses, working from home and the internet.
  • A generous employer contribution to the favorable ABP pension plan.

Here you can discover even more information about our conditions of employment. Build on your career at TU/e!


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • Engineering
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • V38.6058


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

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