15052015 Job Offer Scientific Project Manager - Jobs

Scientific Project Manager
Ref. “Scientific Project Manager”
The Institute
The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence,
based in Barcelona, Spain, whose mission is to discover and advance knowledge for the benefit of society,
public health, and economic prosperity.
The breadth of topics, approaches, and technologies at the CRG permits it to address a broad range of
fundamental questions in life sciences and biomedicine. Research at the CRG falls into four main areas:
gene regulation, stem cells and cancer; cell and developmental biology; bioinformatics and genomics; and
systems biology.
With more than 380 scientists from 42 countries, excellence at the CRG is driven by interdisciplinary,
motivated, and creative scientific teams who are supported by high-end, innovative technologies.
The centre's other main strategic goals are to provide advanced and excellent training to our scientists and
support staff, and to communicate and establish a bilateral dialogue with society.
The CRG has received the “HR Excellence in Research” award from the European Commission, which
underscores the institute’s commitment to conducting transparent and merit-based recruitment procedures
and to providing attractive working conditions in alignment with the European Charter and Code. Due to
the international nature of the centre, the working scientific language is English.
For further information: www.crg.eu
Mission of the role
We are seeking an enthusiastic and professional Scientific Project Manager to join the CRG team dedicated
to International and Scientific Affairs (ISA). The position is within the framework of the project “Developing
a global understanding of PRC and NURD complexes in stem cell differentiation, in health and disease”
(4DCellFate), funded by the European Commission 7th Framework Programme and scientifically
coordinated by Prof. Luciano Di Croce. The Project Manager will be responsible for the successful
management and implementation of 4DCellFate and will work closely with the Coordinator as well as the
CRG offices for research grants, technology transfer, financial management, and communication.
Additionally, the Project Manager may participate in preparing and managing other coordinated and
strategic projects run by ISA.
Job duties include:
Managing the project to ensure compliance with EU regulations and deadlines
Ensuring that reports, deliverables, and milestones are completed in a timely fashion
Organizing project events, meetings, workshops, phone conferences, etc.
Acting as an advisor to partners on scientific, administrative, and horizontal issues, including
ethical, legal, and social aspects
Maintaining the project website
Promoting communication and collaborations among the partners as well as with relevant
initiatives, consortia, and other European projects
Ensuring dissemination of project results to the scientific community and the general public
C/ Dr. Aiguader, 88
08003 Barcelona
Tel. +34 93 316 01 00
Fax +34 93 316 00 99
 University degree in life sciences or related fields, preferably with a PhD degree
Required experience and skills
 Research experience in an international environment
 Previous experience in project management
 Previous involvement in EU grants and/or in organizing scientific meetings, training events,
and/or workshops
 Good knowledge of EU policies
 Strong IT skills (excel, Power Point, content management systems, etc.).
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
 Good team player with the ability to work independently
 Precise, with attention to details, and well-organized
 Proactive, flexible, and problem-solving attitude
 Excellent command of spoken and written English
 Knowledge of Spanish and/or Catalan would be useful
The Offer
Duration: full-time contract up to 4 years
Estimated annual gross salary: A competitive salary will be provided (adjusted according to
Starting date: 22 June 2015
The successful candidate will work within a highly stimulating team with a strong track record in managing
international and interdisciplinary projects. He/she will have unique opportunities to develop a successful
career in research management, for instance by participating in international conferences and training
ISA webpage: http://www.crg.eu/content/about-us/international-scientific-affairs.
Application Procedure
All applications must include:
1. A motivation letter (addressed to Dr. Michela Bertero)
2. A full CV including contact details
3. Two contacts for further references
All applications must be addressed to Dr. Michela Bertero and be submitted on-line through the official
website of the CRG— http://recruitment.crg.eu/.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until 15 May 2015.
Centre de Regulació Genòmica (CRG)
Doctor Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona (Spain)
C/ Dr. Aiguader, 88
08003 Barcelona
Tel. +34 93 316 01 00
Fax +34 93 316 00 99