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Project Manager, Bergen



Bergen, Norway 

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Job Description:

 Initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of internal and external CESSDA projects.

Principal duties and responsibilities

  • Preparation of project proposals in conjunction with the Senior Project Manager and Chief Operations Officer and other staff members; 
  • Review of plans and scheduling of projects and their deliverables, goals and milestones for internal and external CESSDA projects; 
  • Coordination of internal resources and third parties for the flawless execution of projects;
  • Use of appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs;
  • Timely delivery of projects, within scope and budget;
  • Ensuring resource availability and allocation;
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with CESSDA Service Providers and other external stakeholders; 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation;
  • Project Manager reports on a daily basis to Senior Project Manager and is responsible to Chief Operations Officer;
  • Any other duties required by the Director or Chief Operations Officer.


Job Requirements:



  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in drafting project applications for Framework Programmes (H2020 programme) or other funding programmes of the European Union, and/or participation in management and implementation of H2020 projects;
  • University degree (MA), preferably in the fields of social, economic, and political sciences or humanities, and/or strong background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis;
  • Proven working experience as a project administrator;
  • Working knowledge of financial project management and coordination; 
  • Experience in setting priorities and long-term planning;
  • Experience in coordinating work across different partner institutions/ organisations.
Skills/ abilities
  • Experience in authoring and editing project applications, project descriptions, deliverables and any other outputs in English; 
  • Ability to represent the organisation in a highly professional manner; 
  • A pro-active approach to work;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including proficient use of Excel. Knowledge of Microsoft Project is an advantage;
  • Able to travel when required; 
  • Fluent written and spoken English. 

Salary Benefits:

What CESSDA ERIC offers

  • Inspiring international and multicultural environment;
  • Valuable advantages in learning about EU policies and funding programmes;
  • Valuable advantages in learning about the core project management activities;
  • Hands-on experience with EU-funded projects (including one of five ongoing EOSC cluster projects);
  • A broad network in the consortium and with data experts around Europe;
  • Being part of an experienced EU project coordination team;
  • Opportunity for developing professional skills;
  • Competitive salary and benefits.

Employment Type:

Full time

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Pakveien 20
Bergen, Norway
Phone: +47 40100964
Web Site: cessda.eu
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