|Location:||Heidelberg - Germany|
|Salary:||Grade 6 or 7; depending on qualification and experience|
|Placed On:||9th October 2018|
|Closes:||21st October 2018|
Contract Duration: 1 year
EMBL is looking for a senior project officer for a maternity leave replacement to be involved in a broad spectrum of projects and other activities within administration that are partly running or will have to be taken up. He/she will be expected, in cooperation with colleagues elsewhere in EMBL, to carry out a continuous process of identifying areas in which the services of administration can be improved and make proposals for their implementation. The post holder will report directly to the Administrative Director.
Projects change over time but those currently projected or of an ongoing nature are:
Participating in the development, implementation and evaluation of directorial goals, objectives and systems; recommending new approaches, policies and procedures to achieve continuous improvement in the efficiency of the directorate and the services provided.
Applicants should have a bachelor degree and ideally three years´ practical work experience in managing a variety of projects.
The ideal candidate should:
Fluency in spoken and written English is essential for this position.
You might also have
Experience in a scientific environment and/or a comparable international organisation would be an advantage. Working knowledge in German and/or French would be advantageous as would a formal project management qualification.
Why join us
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. Remuneration comprises a competitive tax free salary and benefits from the German Social Security Scheme. Join EMBL to experience the cosiness and charm of a small German town, following the footsteps of the late 18th romantics!
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