Project Officer RoleExternal

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Contact: Laura Richardson
E-mail: jobs [at]
website: AquaTT Vacancies page
Deadline: August 1, 2018
Registration website: AquaTT Project Officer Vacancy

AquaTT, located in Dublin City Centre, is currently looking for a suitably qualified Project Officer (PO). The PO will be primarily responsible for two or three European projects. Some of their main tasks will involve dissemination, communication, education, stakeholder engagement and knowledge management and transfer. Given the international dimension of the projects, regular travel will be required.

Essential Criteria:

  • EEA work authorisation;
  • University degree, with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree;
  • A minimum of five years’ demonstrable experience in relevant project-based (national- or EC funded) work;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Excellent presentation skills;
  • Ability to communicate clearly, courteously, and professionally to both scientific and other stakeholders;
  • A highly organised and efficient approach to managing responsibilities and effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment;
  • Good understanding of the research funding environment in Europe;
  • Task-oriented, responsible and autonomous;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Commitment to delivering on allocated tasks, with a high level of attention to detail;
  • Good ability to work in a team and in multicultural environments;
  • Good ability to demonstrate initiative;
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new information;
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently;
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Office systems.

Desired criteria:

  • Experience of knowledge management, technology transfer, science in society or other processes involving the uptake of knowledge by different stakeholder groups such as industry, policy, science and society;
  • Track record of success in writing grant applications, in specific in relation to EC Funding Programmes;
  • Project management qualification;
  • Event management experience;
  • Experience in information management and communication through electronic platforms;
  • Networking experience;
  • Personal interest in and enthusiasm for playing a role in creating a culture change to facilitate the increased uptake of scientific knowledge leading towards a more sustainable future for humanity.