18/09/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Research Project Portfolio Manager


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Luxembourg Institute of Health
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/10/2019 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Luxembourg › Strassen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/11/2019
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

The Science Office represents the central element in the management of the LIH research projects and the Research Project Portfolio Manager (PPM) will be key in the coordination of the workloads/tasks between the PI, project managers and various administrative services. The PPM will thus ensure the appropriate support to the PIs all along the Project Life Cycle. The PPM will organize the flow of information between PIs, SSC members, Departmental Project Managers and administrative services to ensure smooth progression of research projects within the PLC Management processes of the LIH.

Key Accountabilities
  • Organize exchange of informationand document management (in collaboration with other project managers at SO) related to projects along the PLC.
  • Prepare supporting material and document recommendations of the SSC.
  • Interact with PIs on the SSC decision and specific requirements.
  • Prepare ExeCom decision letters and organize follow-up with ExeCom secretary.
  • Assist PIs and Departmental Project Managers to assess project progress in relation to initial workplan.
  • Troubleshoot any issues in projects with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Assist and participate in the information session / training on PLC
KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum Master’s degree in Life/Biomedical Sciences with a working experienceof minimum five (5) years in research support activities.
  • Solid experience in the management of research projects.
  • Constructiveattitude, flexibility and persuasion capacity enabling to manage internal and external expectations in a result-oriented way.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to adapt to a dynamic environment.
  • IT skills: Excellent knowledge of mainly MS office suite and web-based query tools.
  • Language skills: Excellent written and spoken knowledge of English, fluent command of French; German would be an advantage.

Applications including a cover letter and a curriculum vitae should be sent before 31 October 2019 through our website www.lih/lu/jobs. Ref.: VD/RPPM0919/FG/SSC

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1 position(s) available at
Luxembourg Institute of HEalth
Luxembourg
Strassen
1445
rue Thomas Edison 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 447077

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