Project Manager UNITE4TB

Project Manager UNITE4TB

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2 Mar 23 Mar Nijmegen

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Job description

Are you someone who always wants to achieve the highest possible quality level? For our project UNITE4TB we are looking for an experienced project manager who is eager to apply his knowledge in the field of (inter)national complex research and innovation grants in an academic setting, for example Horizon 2020/Horizon Europe/ZonMw/NWA. Are you the one to join our great international team?

As a project manager your main duty is the project management of assigned projects by ensuring they are executed at the highest possible quality level. You deliver on the non-scientific aspects, by being responsible for supporting, monitoring and guarding a smooth, effective and timely execution of the project plan, its progress and its budget.

You will ensure compliance with the funding agency requirements, agreed contracts and policies. In addition you will work as all-round project manager, which means you will also guide grant preparations and give implementation advice on proposals. Experience with both activities is a pre.

You are going to work in close collaboration with the scientific project leaders and other team members, as well as other support staff. You ensure a timely reporting on the scientific progress. Also, you will perform financial management and reporting, in close cooperation with the Radboudumc project controller. You manage all non-scientific, administrative, financial and contractual obligations and amendments of the projects, towards the funding organization, the consortium partners and Radboudumc. On top of that, you will prepare, organize and follow-up project meetings and assist in (the organization of) dissemination activities like workshops, conferences and publications. You will perform both high and low level tasks in the relevant projects and will also maintain contacts with external stakeholders and act as first contact for the relevant projects.

As project manager for UNITE4TB you will become a member of the Funding & Support team within the Research Office. You report directly to the Funding & Support team leader and you will work closely with your colleagues in the team. Additionally, you work closely with the scientific project leader(s) and the support staff at the division level. As our team is growing fast, we expect the selected candidate to be an involved team player, willing to invest in our professional development and bring energy to the work place. Furthermore, you will be given opportunity to work on side projects internally and/or externally within our networks.


Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)


We are looking for a project manager with a thorough knowledge of (inter)national funded research projects and you are well acquainted with the funding landscape. You have experience in project management of complex international research & innovation projects, which are externally funded. In addition, you have knowledge and experience in the field of financial and legal aspects of EU Horizon 2020 grant projects.

In your work you show initiative, you are service-oriented, an efficient communicator and able to establish and maintain interpersonal relations. You are also flexible and have good organizational skills. Your writing skills in English are excellent. Furthermore, you are able to prioritize and focus on results. We are looking for a colleague with an excellent ability to multitask and solve problems, who is pro-active, can judge independently and enjoys working in a team.

You are a reliable, professional person who can work in a multicultural environment and can establish and maintain harmonious cooperation in complex internal and external settings with diverse stakeholders. You are able to shift between tasks and keep oversight on priorities. You know when to align with other internal and external stakeholders.

Familiarity and experience with laws and regulations concerning clinical trials is recommended. You are able to monitor and adapt consortium budgets when needed. Furthermore, you are capable of operating both independently with own authority, based on knowledge, expertise and experience, as well as within a team where you are willing to invest in a growing team. You are also willing to travel abroad and to work with flexible work hours. In addition, you demonstrate a service-oriented attitude towards the researchers and are capable of maintaining a high level, intercultural network.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year with a possible extension.

Working at Radboud university medical center means that you are ahead of the curve and working together on the healthcare of the future. And there is more. Our secondary terms of employment are impressive. These are fully tailored to you thanks to our Employment Conditions Selection Model. At Radboud university medical center, you will be given trust, and you will take the responsibility to handle everything together.
  • Salary depends on knowledge and experience. The scaling will be in scale 10 (maximum € 5.088) or in scale 11 (maximum € 5.919) gross per month on the basis of full employment
  • From 1 November 2023 the wages will increase by 4%.
  • An annual vacation allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • If you work irregular hours, you will receive an allowance.
  • As a full-time employee (36 hours per week), you are entitled to approximately 168 vacation hours (over 23 days) per year.
  • Radboud university medical center pays 70% of the pension premium. You pay the rest of the premium with your gross salary.
  • You get a discount on health insurance as well: you can take advantage of two group health insurance plans. UMC Zorgverzekering and CZ collectief.
  • We provide annual courses, both professional and personal.
In addition to our terms of employment, we also offer employees various other attractive facilities, such as childcare and sports facilities. Want to learn more? Take a look at the CAO UMC.



The Department of Pulmonary Diseases conducts international and innovative Tuberculosis (TB) research into (new) drugs for TB which, with 4,000 deaths per day, is still the most deadly preventable infectious disease in the world.

The UNTE4TB project is the largest research project that the Radboudumc has ever coordinated and is financed from European funds (IHI) in cooperation with several multinationals. Its total budget is €185 million. The project has 29 partners receiving funding with more than 40 hospitals in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and South America.

Radboud university medical center is a university medical center for patient care, scientific research, and education in Nijmegen. Radboud university medical center strives to be at the forefront of shaping the healthcare of the future. We do this in a person-centered and innovative way, and in close collaboration with our network. We want to have a significant impact on health and healthcare. We want to improve with each passing day, continuously working towards better healthcare, research, and education. And gaining a better understanding of how diseases arise and how we can prevent, treat, and cure them, day in and day out. This way, every patient always receives the best healthcare, now and in the future. Because that is why we do what we do.

Read more about our strategy and what working at Radboud university medical center means. Our colleagues would be happy to tell you about it. #weareradboudumc


  • Management
  • Health
  • 18—20 hours per week
  • €3230—€5919 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 180303-P1176095-1


Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)

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