Research Funding Project Manager (m/f)

based at our institute in Duesseldorf and with frequent presence in Brussels.

Responsibilities / job description:

  • Follow EU and German research programmes and explore funding opportunities for various research activities along the value chain of cement and concrete
  • In particular, coordinate and administrate ECRA’s carbon capture project with regard to potential funding through the European Innovation Fund
  • Establish and maintain relationships with relevant funding organisations and cooperate on behalf of ECRA with SPIRE, the European PPP for sustainable process industries, and CEMBUREAU, the European Cement Association
  • Assist the establishment of research consortia and manage cooperation within these consortia
  • Initiate new research projects, supervise their application for funding and administrate technical and financial reporting

    Profile / skills and experience:

    • Profound knowledge of EU research funding schemes and procedures
    • Proven track record in applying for EU research funding and administrating respective research projects and consortia
    • Excellent communication skills and excellent command of written and spoken English and German
    • Willingness to work within a multidisciplinary team of researchers and in international research consortia
    • Willingness to relocate to Dusseldorf and  travel to meetings of the research consortia and funding-related meetings
    • Open-minded and highly motivated towards innovative and new developments in process industries

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    Ulrike Neuhäuser

    Ulrike Neuhäuser

    +49-211-45 78-401

    +49-211-45 78-296