[Emploi] Chef de projet européen EATRIS

Publié en ligne le 23 septembre 2019

EATRIS, European Research Infrastructure for Translational Medicine, is looking for an EU project Manager to expand our current EU Grants Management capacity (36-40 hours per week).

The EU project Manager will support primarily the implementation of two newly funded EU projects, coordinated by EATRIS:

  • EATRIS-Plus, a four-year H2020-Research Infrastructures project, starting in January 2020 (Budget: 5 Mi EUR). EATRIS-Plus will provide support for EATRIS long-term sustainable development and will increase the infrastructure’s capacities in the field of personalised medicine. EATRIS-Plus is a highly strategic project which includes 19 partners.
  • ADVANCE, a 30-month project supported by Erasmus Plus, starting in November 2019 (Budget: 300K EUR). ADVANCE will develop an online and face-to-face course for PhD students and Post Docs in the field of advanced therapies.


Launched in 2013, the European Research Infrastructure for Translational Medicine (EATRIS) is one of the leading European research infrastructures for life sciences. The infrastructure provides access to excellent academic expertise and facilities across Europe to accelerate early medicine development and advance promising medical research for the benefits of patients.

EATRIS is a non-profit organisation currently supported by thirteen European countries, and representing 90 leading academic and non-profit biomedical research institutions. EATRIS collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders: academia, large pharma, SME and biotechs, as well as patient organisations and research funding organisations. The organisation has also been increasingly involved in a series of EU-funded projects (H2020, IMI-2, Erasmus-Plus), with 7 new projects approved in 2019 only. EATRIS Coordination and Support Office is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Main responsibilities

  •  Coordinate the reporting obligations for both projects, in close consultation with EATRIS staff members and partner representatives.
  • Ensure timely and flawless delivery of both projects within scope and budget.
  • Ensure timely reporting of the consortia: responsible for compiling and submitting periodic reports, milestones and deliverables.
  • Organising, documenting and archiving functions: relevant to project documentation in our shared filing platform.
  • Liaise with partners about any project related operations, schedule teleconferences and organise face-to-face meetings with project partners.
  • Keep track of all project costs and overall budget consumption by consortium partners and liaise with Office Manager/Grants Administrator and Financial Controller to follow up on project related receipts and payments.
  • In close collaboration with the Head of European Affairs, develop and maintain grant management policies, procedures, and practices and provide guidance to project staff and consortium partners to increase efficiency and quality of project outputs.
  • Provide additional support for other ongoing EU projects on an as-needed basis.

Required qualifications 

  • Minimum 2-4 years of work experience in a similar role.
  • Background in life sciences is a plus.
  • Experience in training projects or training curriculum development is a plus.
  • Proven knowledge of EU framework programmes, in particular: Horizon 2020 and Erasmus-Plus.
  • Experience in the project and financial management of EU projects.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English.
  • Experience in working on multiple projects simultaneously and coordinating work across different partner institutions.
  • Self-motivated, service-oriented, flexible and able to prioritise and meet agreed deadlines.
  • A pro-active approach to work.
  • Outstanding organisational skills and a high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience of working in an international environment is essential.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including proficient use of Excel.
  • Able to travel when required for project meetings.

For more information and application before October 15, see