The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) "SMARTINCS - PhD Training Network on Self-healing Multifunctional Advanced Repair Technologies in Cementitious Systems" funded by the European Commission (H2020) invites applications for the position of Project Manager, starting at 1/06/2020 or earlier.
As SMARTINCS Project Manager you will part time (about 50%) be involved in the project management and part time (about 50%) be involved in research and research related activities. You will coordinate and assure completion of project deliverables and milestones on time, within budget and within scope. You will prepare reports for the European Commission regarding the status of the SMARTINCS project. You will set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor the progress of the project. You will make sure that the scope and direction of the project is on schedule. You will be the contact person for questions on payments, budget allocations, etc. You will follow up on the progress of the early-stage researchers located in Belgium and you will be tackling yourself some of the SMARTINCS research questions. As SMARTINCS project manager you will be employed in Belgium at Ghent University and will be in close contact with the researchers and project partners located in Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany and Switzerland.
Applicants should preferably have a PhD degree or have expertise in project management. Experience with research on cementitious materials or even self-healing of cementitious materials is highly appreciated. Above all, applicants should have solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills. Applicants should have leadership skills, management skills and a high interest in scientific research. In addition, an independent and well-organized working style, well-developed social skills directed towards working in an interdisciplinary team, excellent interpersonal and communicative skills and excellent English language skills (verbally and written) are required.