H2020 Project and Communications Manager

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31 May 2017

The position is in the Faculty of Engineering Sciences of Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The candidate will work in the research group MOBI (Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology Research Centre). MOBI is a leader in electromobility research and socio-economic evaluations for sustainable mobility and logistics. It has an international and multidisciplinary team of over 65 specialists. Over the past 5 years the group participated in 21 EU projects, 59 projects with the industry and 61 projects funded by national organizations.


  • Project financial follow-up, ensuring compliance with EC regulations
  • Preparation and submission of financial/administrative deliverables and financial reports
  • Contact with projects partners, including guidance on administrative and financial issues
  • Management of the international consortium of project partners and the organization of meetings and events 
  • Organizing and executing the required communication action points
  • Daily administrative support to the project coordinator (including updating the project management and intranet tools, minutes of meetings, …)


  • Master’s Degree
  • At least 3 years experience in European project management
  • Extensive knowledge of EU funding programs especially Horizon 2020
  • Demonstrated ability in managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work efficiently in a multi-cultural international team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Affinity with technology driven projects
  • Strong communication skills in English are essential, knowledge of Dutch is an advantage.

Our offer

  • Competitive salary based on the pay scales laid down by the government
  • Group insurance plan including hospitalization cover
  • Free use of public transport for travel to and from work
  • Extensive sporting facilities and a nursery on campus

Deadline for application: 03/06/2017

Please send brief CV, motivation letter and at least one reference to:

Prof. dr. Noshin Omar.

+32 2 629 28 39


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