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Scientific / Grant Project Manager (f/m/d)

Grants in Science
St. Anna Kinderkrebsforschung GmbH


You have an academic background in Life Sciences or sound experience in Grant management?

You want to be part of a successful research management team?

Here is your chance to contribute to science that makes a difference!


To strengthen our high-performing research management team, we are looking for a Scientific / Grant Project Manager (f/m/d). In this responsible role, you will have the unique opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary competence center for pediatric oncology and to have a direct influence on the development of new cancer therapies.

Find our great team here: https://ccri.at/research-management-office/


Your responsibilities

In your responsible hands, we will place the management of the grant submission cycle, from conception to final submission and the follow-up on submitted grants.

This comprises:

  • Research Support: You will assist the researchers with the planning, designing, budgeting and writing of grant proposals. In addition, you will also support the researchers with their requirements on publications, ethics documentation, research integrity, etc.
  • Identifying funding opportunities: You will frequently search for open and upcoming calls announced by national and international funding organizations (e.g. FWF, FFG, WWTF, EU, etc.) and support proactively researchers identifying competitive funding opportunities.
  • Grant submission: You will manage the grant submission cycle from conception to final submission, including the establishment of timelines and preparation/collection of application forms and additional documents (e.g. internal approvals, CVs, quotes, ethical forms, etc.).
  • Follow-up on submitted Grants: You will follow up on the status of submitted grants and manage the implementation of the ones approved, including: the preparation and finalization of grant agreements; support the preparation of reports and meet deadlines; assist with project amendments and audits; prepare and submit final reports.
  • Teamwork: You will collaborate with your team colleagues to maintain a proactive, service-oriented and high-performing atmosphere and pursue an efficient and dynamic communication across multidepartmental teams. Additionally, you will report your tasks and progress to the head of the Research Management Office.


Your Profile

What you bring to this position:

  • Academic background in Life Sciences (or another related field) or sound experience in grant management
  • Experience in project management
  • Expertise in monitoring the implementation of projects and reporting based on performance metrics.
  • Expertise in Project Management tools (SmartSheet, etc.) is an advantage
  • Expertise in MS Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Proactive mind-set, good communicator, friendly collaborator and team player, self-organization skills, independence, responsibility and good time-management
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English and, preferentially, also in German


Our offer

Does this sound interesting? This is our offer to you:


Who we are

The St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute (St. Anna CCRI) is located in the heart of Vienna, the most livable city in the world and one of the most important sites for biomedical research in Europe. St. Anna CCRI is a multidisciplinary and internationally networked center of excellence whose goal is to contribute to a sustainable improvement in the cure rates of childhood and adolescent cancers through innovative research and development. Due to the close cooperation between clinic and research, St. Anna Children's Cancer Research offers the ideal environment for cutting-edge research at a high international level and its implementation in clinical practice.

St. Anna 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 at https://ccri.at/working-at-the-ccri/job-openings/?jh=4wtit38wxsyplgjns5zd21hsx3x0b45&sa=1

Applications should at least contain your Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter


Name: Sophie Waschmann

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