Technology and Food Science Unit Project manager international research networks

Are you a passionate networker who likes to be active on a European level? Then we may have the perfect job for you!

Important information

  • Location: Melle
  • Contract type: Full-time
  • Diploma: Master diploma
  • Application deadline The vacancy will remain open until we find a suitable candidate, be quick is the message.

Your capabilities

  • You have a Master’s degree. We keep degree requirements broad, your eagerness to learn and motivation is more important to us. If you have a foreign diploma, we ask you to obtain equivalence recognition. You can apply for this at NARIC Vlaanderen
  • You have an affinity with the sustainable agriculture and food sector in a broad sense
  • You have a good written and spoken knowledge of English

Personal competences

  • You can work independently but are also a team player
  • You are flexible
  • You are innovative and are always looking for ways to improve existing systems or develop new solutions.
  • You have good communication skills
  • You can drive a project forward and ensure that there is cooperation to achieve results.

Plus points

  • You have experience in reporting for (research) projects
  • You have experience in writing for (research) projects
  • You have experience with project or communication management

We offer

We offer you a full-time, open-ended contract (with guaranteed financing until 31/12/2023) with a competitive salary based on your degree. You will be recruited in the salary scale A165 or A166 (depending on your degree). You can make a gross and net calculation of your monthly salary, a holiday bonus and your end-of-year allowance via Relevant experience can be considered for financial seniority.

You get a varied, challenging and socially relevant job in a dynamic environment with attractive working conditions and development opportunities. Hybrid work is possible if the position allows it.

Additional: Hospitalization and group (life) insurance, commuting allowance (bicycle – public

transport), meal vouchers (7 €/day) and a total of 35 holiday days based on last year's performance (private scheme). Between Christmas and New Year you get additional leave.

As project manager international research networks, you will be responsible for the follow-up as well as the implementation of international projects. Sometimes you will be expected to work on several projects (e.g. ). These can be projects in both the preparatory and the implementation phase. The necessary training and supervision is provided for the varied range of tasks. You will perform this job in close cooperation with the scientific project supervisor, other project managers and other support staff.

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