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Project Manager

AnaEE-ERIC, the Intergovernmental Research Organization for Experimental Ecology, is seeking a Project Manager for its headquarters, located in Gif-sur-Yvette, near Paris (France).
 

Context

The Analysis and Experimentation on Ecosystems, European Research Infrastructure Consortium (AnaEE-ERIC), is an intergovernmental research organization established under the European Council (EC) regulation 723/2009 on the community legal framework for European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) legal status.
AnaEE-ERIC provides tools to understand the multiple global change drivers on terrestrial and aquatic continental ecosystems across Europe. It proposes access to a distributed, versatile network of facilities that can simulate environmental drivers from land-use change, pollution, biological invasions, rising atmospheric greenhouse gases concentrations, and to increasing extreme events such as droughts and heatwaves.
AnaEE-ERIC provides access for research teams to these experimental, analytical, and modelling platforms. The outcome of these research will lead to a better understanding of ecosystem functions and services, and recommendations to the stakeholders (agriculture, industry, policy makers, NGOs) for the mitigation and adaptation of ecosystems to anthropic induced changes.
AnaEE-ERIC is involved in large projects funded by the framework program of the European Union (Horizon Europe).
AnaEE-ERIC includes 4 centres: the Central Hub, headquarters, located in France, the Data and Modelling Centre, in Italy, the Interface and Synthesis Centre, in the Czech Republic, and the Technology Centre, in Denmark, and a distributed network of about 60 experimental, analytic and modelling platforms.
AnaEE‐ERIC is an inclusive, equal‐opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organization. Further information on the aims, mission, governance, and statutes of AnaEE‐ERIC can be found at https://www.anaee.eu/.
 

Roles and Responsibilities

The Project Manager (PM) will participate to the development of a young international research infrastructure involved in cross-cutting European research.
The main duties of the PM will include the following:
• Contribute to the construction and development of AnaEE-ERIC by establishing strong links with the partners and stakeholder, follow the implementation of the catalogue of resources and preparation of user access, and other related tasks
• Survey of the incoming calls and their possible interest for AnaEE-ERIC and the associated distributed network of the Research Infrastructure,
• Discuss the opportunity to answer specific calls together with the AnaEE-ERIC community, nodes, platforms, and associated scientific community,
• Survey the needs of the AnaEE-ERIC scientific community, and contribute to the identification of demands that may lead to new calls from the stakeholders, in particular the European Commission,
• Design, with the scientific coordinator, the proposal, in particular the work package structure, the budget, the deliverables, etc.,
• Contribute, together with the AnaEE-ERIC coordinator, to the management of the consortium, the meetings, discussions; establish the draft minutes of the meetings,
• Ensure that tasks and milestones under the AnaEE-ERIC responsibility are implemented and completed successfully within planned timeline and allocated budget,
• Develop, organize and update the documents and tools for the project management, including documents, financial reporting, etc.
• Act as an intermediate with the relevant authorities (e.g., EC Research Executive Agency) for the administrative and functional aspects, in coordination with the Finance and Administrative manager of AnaEE-ERIC
• Implement, or participate, to internal and external communication actions,
• Implement, participate, and follow actions internal to AnaEE-ERIC or to AnaEE RI (such as team building, SLA discussion, Gender Equality Plan, quality plan, etc.)
• Represent AnaEE-ERIC to appropriate bodies, as needed (Commission bodies, ERIC Forum, stakeholders, etc.)
• Maintain website, social networks, design materials
• Ensure the compliance with the obligations and rules, in coordination with the Finance and Administrative manager of AnaEE-ERIC
Some of these tasks may receive the support of internal or external resources.
 

Requirements and skills

• Advanced University degree, preferably in a domain related with the mission of AnaEE-ERIC (ecology, agronomy, environmental sciences), a PhD would be an asset,
• Experience in project management at European or international level,
• Good knowledge of European institutions, and of the framework program for research (Horizon Europe)
• Excellent written and spoken English (CEFR level C1), other languages a plus,
• Excellent organizational and time management skills,
• Ability to manage tasks across functions and projects,
• Self-starter
• Strong oral and written communication skills, xcellent interpersonal abilities
• Excellent command of MS Office software suite,
• Knowledge of some web design CMS is an asset
• Knowledge of a document management system is an asset
• Experience in managing teams, budget and deadlines
• The position requires travelling in Europe, including at short notice.
This position will be under the hierarchical responsibility of the Director General. It will be a permanent contract, under the French law. The salary is set according to standards for similar positions, and will depend on qualification and experience.
The AnaEE-ERIC Central Hub is located in Gif-sur-Yvette in the science campus few minutes from the RER B station (direct connexion with central Paris), in the vibrant and developing area of the Paris-Saclay science park, while in the charming and protected area of the Chevreuse Valley.
To apply, send a CV, letter of motivation, name, function, and email addresses of 2 references, supporting information and documents to contact@anaee.eu
For any information, please, contact us.
 
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AnaEE Headquarters are in the CNRS campus of Gif-sur-Yvette

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