Open position as Project Manager Assistant

–Vacancy already filled–

The newly established Quantum Computing Technologies (QCT) group at the Institute for High Energy Physics (IFAE) in Barcelona is looking for a Project Manager Assistant to support the administrative/scientific coordination of the QCT group projects and the Scholarship Management of the Projects Management Department.

The main tasks for this position are the following:

  • Tasks directly linked to the QCT group:
    • Full support to the Principal Investigator in preparing the proposals submission, at European and national level.
    • Administrative and technical support on coordinated projects, to the Principal Investigator and the rest of the beneficiaries’ community.
    • Preparation of all documentation to be submitted for the financial and scientific reports of the projects. This task will be supported by the Projects Management Department at IFAE.
    • Full support on organization of events such as project kick-off and review meetings scientific conference and workshops.
    • Production of communication materials for the project portal and project social networks. This task will be supported by the Communications Department at IFAE.
  • Tasks directly linked to the Project Management Department:
    • Manage the scholarships of IFAE: submission for PhD and postdoctoral fellowships, submission of the financial and scientific reports, monitoring of the fellowship budget.

The applicant’s requirements are:

  • Education:
    • Degree in Science or Science Engineering (Chemistry, Physics or similar) OR Degree in Finance (or similar).
  • Knowledge:
    • Excellent level of English is mandatory.
    • Good knowledge of the European/National tools for proposal submission and management will be an asset.
    • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) will be an asset.
    • Experience with web content management systems (CMS) will be a plus.
  • Professional Experience:
    • Expected years of experience in project management: 1

IFAE is offering a work contract of 3 years, a salary in accordance with the qualifications of the candidate. Target start date: 1st October 2020.

If you are a motivated person to work in a dynamic environment, if you are proactive and you wish to work in an international center as IFAE, please send your updated CV with a letter of intent or motivation, and arrange for one or two letters of recommendation to: Pol Forn-Díaz and Marta Balza . Sending CVs to IFAE implies consent to the legal warning at the bottom of IFAE’s homepage, see the job posting at IFAE’s website .

The application will be open until the position is filled, but not before April 6.

For further information you may contact Pol Forn-Díaz .

IFAE is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Pol Forn-Díaz
Leader of the QCT group