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Life Sciences Project Manager (f/m/d) in EU-funded projects

Life Science Project Management in EU-funded projects
St. Anna Kinderkrebsforschung/Children's Cancer Research Institute


To strengthen our high-performing research management team, we are recruiting a Life Sciences Project Manager (f/m/d) to be responsible for the implementation of recently awarded H2020 projects and for future acquisitions of new grants, where the CCRI is a key participant and / or coordinator. The projects concerned follow a long and established legacy in paediatric oncology, and aim at continuing to advance patients’ and survivors’ access to better healthcare across Europe and to implement new methods and technologies in paediatric oncology research.


The CCRI is involved in many research projects and since some are interconnected, the recruited Project Manager eventually might need to engage in additional tasks beyond the H2020 projects.


The recruited Project Manager is expected to work closely with the head of the Clinical Trial Unit for Studies & Statistics for Integrated Research & Projects (S2IRP), the head and deputy-head of the Research Management Office (RMO), to whom s/he should report on a regular basis.


Your responsibilities

- Become familiar with the projects assigned to you and respective stakeholders

- Be responsible to efficiently implement and monitor the project tasks assigned to the CCRI under these projects

- Execute and implement the project tasks to deliver on time, but also prepare to mitigate possible work plan deviations

- Prepare periodic technical reports and drive the preparation of the financial reports

- Eventually, attend and/or organize meetings

- Be a contact point for the projects assigned to you


Your profile

- Ideally you have an academic background in Life Sciences or in another related field. Experience in clinical oncology or in EU-funded projects is an advantage.

- You have sound experience in project management.

- You are familiar with monitoring the implementation of projects and reporting based on performance metrics.

- You are savvy on the use of MS Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

- Experience with project management tools (SmartSheet, etc.) is an advantage

- You are an excellent communicator in English, able to prepare and deliver presentations (PowerPoint or other) of high-quality standards.

- You are proactive, able to run projects independently, carrying the responsibility for budget and timelines and you are an excellent team-player. We are seeking for a friendly collaborator with initiative, distinctive self-organizational talent, and high social competence.

- You should be able to start functions as soon as possible.

- Good written and oral communication skills in English (German is advantage).


Our offer

- A meaningful, inspiring, and international environment.

- An outstanding working atmosphere in a strong team with attractive career development opportunities.

- Flexible working hours, and other benefits.

- Great location near the centre of Vienna, a capital of biomedical research in Europe with excellent quality of life.

- A fair and attractive salary package starting at € 3.000,-- gross (14x per year) on full-time basis with a view to increase based on your qualification and experience.


Who we are

The St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute (CCRI), located in the centre of Vienna, the world’s most liveable city and one of Europe’s most important places for biomedical research and life sciences, is an international and multidisciplinary competence centre striving to improve treatment of children and adolescents with cancer by connecting translational and clinical research with open-minded exploration of basic disease mechanisms. Through close cooperation between clinic and research, the CCRI provides an ideal environment for cutting-edge research and its translation into clinical practice. To achieve our ultimate goal of advancing the well-being of patients, the CCRI constantly pushes scientific boundaries and strongly promotes close collaboration and exchange with external institutions like the Medical University of Vienna, CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IMBA) and the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP).


The CCRI is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to providing a work environment of mutual respect to everyone without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.


Find more information here: https://ccri.at/


Your Application

We are looking forward to your application! Applications should at least contain your Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter. Application deadline is 9th September 2022. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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Name: Sophie Waschmann

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