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Project Officer (junior)

A pro-active networker with affinity for Innovation, Scientific Research and Technology

8 maanden geleden


de Rondom, Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 uur


The Project Development Office (PDO) is the department's central hub for all activities related to acquisition of research funding and proposal/project development. PDO supports the researchers in finding interesting funding opportunities, developing their research ideas, coordinating with (inter-)national consortia and funding agencies and developing competitive project proposals.

Job description

  • Tracking and actively searching suitable opportunities for research funding and proactively initiating proposals together with scientists.
  • Actively supporting scientists in writing research proposals.
  • Where appropriate, the implementation of project management in the case of successfully acquired projects.
  • Managing the portfolio of projects.
  • Building and maintaining networks with (1) potential research partners/consortia, (2) funding institutions, (3) scientists within the faculty and (4) scientists within the TU/e.
  • Participation in national and international meetings about research programmes.


We are looking for a candidate with:

  • An academic background, PhD degree is an advantage.
  • Knowledge or demonstrated affinity with technology as well as social sciences and humanities and also with industrial processes.
  • 1 to 3 years professional experience, for example in industry, a research consultancy, a research institute or a university.
  • Experience in research and innovation project management is an advantage.
  • Knowledge (or ambition to obtain) of the formal/administrative elements of calls and programmes, knowledge of the programmes of relevant Dutch (NWO, RFO, STW) and European funding agencies.
  • Good speaking, writing and communication skills in English and preferably also in Dutch


In this position we offer:
  • A challenging job in a dynamic and ambitious group and department.
  • Plenty of room for personal development and growth.
  • An academic, international and dynamic working environment.
  • A gross monthly salary between € 2.709,- and € 4.274,- (on a full-time basis), depending on experience and knowledge (scale 10 CAO VSNU).
  • Annual holiday allowance of 8% of the annual salary.
  • End-of-year bonus of 8.3% of the annual salary.
  • 41 paid holidays on a fulltime basis.
  • A broad package of fringe benefits (including an excellent technical infrastructure, moving expenses, savings schemes, and excellent sports facilities).

Additional information

Do you recognize yourself in this profile? Please apply before the 18th October by uploading your up-to-date resume and cover letter.

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