End date: 03/04/2024


We are seeking an experienced R&D Project/Proposal Manager to join our company. The candidate will plan, implement, and coordinate scientific projects within the established budget, timeline, and scope. They will also effectively monitor and present project updates to relevant stakeholders, clients, or project team members. The candidate will be expected to interact closely with lab members, trainees, faculty, and institutional leadership across the EU and numerous external consortia. Previous experience managing R&D projects and writing proposals for public funding is required. This includes identifying funding opportunities, preparing proposals, and submitting them to funding agencies. Knowledge of public funding processes at the regional (Navarra), state, and European levels is required, including navigating funding agency websites, understanding funding requirements, and meeting proposal submission deadlines. • In this role, you will be responsible for identifying, coordinating, and writing research and innovation proposals while adhering to strict deadlines. • Additionally, you will be tasked with streamlining project administrative work, which includes establishing quotes and contracts and compiling all project documentation. • You will be the main point of contact between stakeholders and the project team. • Other responsibilities include attending conferences and competitions, contributing to marketing and related events, and occasionally travelling.


• Excellent organisational skills and strong attention to detail. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Spanish and English bilingual. Your aptitudes: • Results-focused, autonomous, self-starter • Strong business acumen in project planning and management • Excellent communication and organisational skills, • Inspiring team player, • Autonomous.


• PhD in life sciences (Biotechnology, Pharmacy, or related disciplines).


English: Fluent – minimum level C1.


• A minimum of four years of experience as an R&D Project Manager in the Biotech/Food/Pharma industries. • Having expertise in microbiome science will be highly valued. • Applications and justifications of Spanish and EU R&D proposals. • Set project timelines and monitor deliverables. • Leading R&D Consortiums/team. • Speaker in International Sci. Conferences/events.
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