Project Manager for H2020 Projects (ref. AD/17/13)

IRB Barcelona is a self-standing, non-profit institution devoted to basic and applied biomedical research. It was set up in 2005 jointly by the Government of Catalonia and the University of Barcelona and is located at the Barcelona Science Park. The institute currently has more than 430 members (scientific, technical and administrative staff) from all over the world, who work across disciplines to advance research in the biomedical sciences.

How to apply: 

Applications for the above opening should include a motivation letter and a complete CV (both in English) and should be sent by e-mail to:   Reference: AD/17/13

Deadline for applications: 28/02/2018

When the applicants do not meet the requirements, the deadline will be extended.  

Number of positions available: 1

Selection process:

  • Pre-selection: Will be based on CV, motivation letter and previous experience
  • Interviews: Short-listed candidates will be interviewed
  • Offered Position: Job Offer will be sent to the successful candidate after the interview  
Open Positions
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Attached File: 

The Molecular Modelling and Bioinformatics Research Group (led by Prof. M. Orozco) seeks a Project Manager for the H2020 collaborative projects granted to the group (1 of them as coordinator). The successful candidate will be employed under a fixed – term contract to cover a maternity leave (approximately 6 months).


  • Managing the day-to-day operational aspects of H2020 projects
  • Keeping track of the project’s budget / expenditure
  • Ensuring communication between the partners of the project to guarantee achievement of project objectives
  • Organization of project meetings, training activities or scientific conferences
  • Coordination of project dissemination and communication activities and user engagement
  • Liaising with partner institutions, other EU initiatives and third party consultants to manage project IP and assess project exploitation potential
  • Assist in preparation of H2020 proposals 

Must Have – Required

  • Experience:
    • Experience in management of European projects position
    • Know-how in project management
  • Knowledge:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Science.
    • Command (spoken and written) of English, Spanish and Catalan
    • Advanced user of the Microsoft Office package (especially Excel)
  • Skills: Communication, organization and teamwork skills


  • Experience: ERP (SAP – BO) experience
  • Knowledge: PhD degree would be a plus
  • Working conditions: Employed in compliance with Spanish legislation and regulations under a full-time contract. Employees receive the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • International Environment: The opportunity to join a prestigious international research institution and become a member of our established administration team.
  • Continuous training in a high-quality environment.