Assist the Head of the Research Support Department with all aspects of the grant management procedures; be responsible for pre-
and post-award administrative aspects.
This includes the preparation and verification of budgets during the proposal, grant submission and grant preparation stages as well as project controlling and preparation of financial reporting during project implementation.
Responisble for the implemenation and improvement of good grant administration processes and procedures.
Ensure that grants are pre-reviewed,submitted and followed-up after after submission.
Support research management by collecting information and identifying needs concerning administration of EU funding in order to establish best practice policies and procedures
Establish and update coherent central procedures for smooth functioning of business processes
Contribute to internal cooperation and communication between Research Support Department and other research entities, projects and central services.
University degree preferably in management studies or equivalent professional experience in an area relevant to research evaluation
Experience of grant administration in a science- / research-based environment
Experience with European Commission funding mechanisms, rules and requirements.
Experience with the EC reporting tools.
Experience in business process management and quality assurance tools and procedures.
Required experience in a similar academic environment or evaluation agency
Proven experience in research and project management tools and techniques as well as internet technologies
Good command of IT tools for data retrieval and data processing
Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
High degree of flexibility and ability to prioritise workload, keep deadlines, be able to work on different tasks in parallel
Very good communication, organizational and problem solving skills as well as interpersonal skills
Excellent command of English and fluent in French and / or German.
The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be handled in strict confidence.
Please apply online by 30 July 2018.