VACANCY – Project manager – Project administration team leader

The Czech Centre for Phenogenomics, at the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, which specializes in finding the function of genes, is looking for a motivated and responsible candidate for the position of Project Manager. The Czech Centre for Phenogenomics works with a number of Czech and European grants and provides service activities to infrastructure users as well as contract research. The Centre is part of European and international consortia and is also involved in educational and training activities in a national and international environment.

Job description:

  • Administrative support for the preparation of project proposals – preparation of administrative parts of project applications, overall finalization of applications, communication and completion of documents from partner organizations, cooperation with project coordinators
  • Administrative support for projects under implementation – in cooperation with the Institute’s legal department, including securing relevant contracts, organisation of project meetings, regular reporting on project progress, preparation of meeting minutes, preparation/completion of interim and final reports, communication with the provider, ensuring project publicity
  • Consultation and assistance to research team members in the preparation and implementation of projects
  • Monitoring national and international calls relevant to the research centre, studying the terms and conditions of grant calls and passing information to management
  • Complete organisation of international events, seminars and conferences
  • Maintaining up-to-date content of the Centre’s website, social media and project/event websites
  • Monitoring the implementation of the Centre’s projects, monitoring the Centre’s publications and users; promoting the Centre
  • Collecting information and allocating tasks related to the administrative team; reporting on operational and administrative matters to the Centre Director
  • Supporting the Director of the Centre in strategic meetings (information gathering, preparation of texts and documents), operations and interactions with international consortia

Required skills/qualifications:

  • University degree
  • At least 3 years of experience in the administration of publicly funded projects
  • Openness to new challenges and excellent organisational, coordination and communication skills
  • Independence, responsibility
  • Active knowledge of the English language (C1)
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word), internet skills, WordPress an advantage
  • Assertiveness, ability to deal with people, ability and willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of public research environment an advantage

We offer:

  • Attractive working environment in a modern science centre
  • Interesting salary and bonuses
  • Spectrum of benefits offered by IMG (five weeks of vacation, institutional nursery, meal allowance, sick days, language courses, cultural/insurance allowance, etc.)
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • Starting date by agreement/ position open
  • The place of work is the BIOCEV centre in Vestec near Prague

We give the first employment contract for a fixed period of one year with the possibility of subsequent extension. Please send your job application and CV to