Project Manager – R&D projects within EU structural funds

Výskumný ústav zváračský

Place of work
Račianska 71, Bratislava
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
by agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Project Manager will be responsible for the drafting and management of EU /Nationally funded projects in the field of Research and Development.

Main tasks
• Drafting proposals
o Networking with Research and Innovation stakeholders
o Identification of potential coordinators and partners
o Active contribution to client acquisition
o Analysis of calls for proposals
o Writing of proposals
o Management of the whole preparation process
o Preparation of budget
o Preparation of administrative aspects for proposal submission
• Support project coordination with
o Proactive monitoring of progress against work plan objectives;
o Proactive monitoring of deadlines, milestones and deliverables;
o Proactive budget management;
o Operational support in preparation of scientific reports to the funding body
o Preparation of financial reports to the funding body
o Operational support in preparation, dissemination, finalization and distribution ofall contractual work;
o Management of all governance bodies’
preparation, agenda, minutes, follow up;
o Ensuring appropriate communication related to the projects;
o Liaison with the funding bodies;

Any other activity of managerial nature in the field of the Company’s activities.

Employee perks, benefits

Work on international projects with connections to major research institutions in Europe/world.
- Possibility for personal growth
- Inflation bonus
- Vouchers
- Language courses
- Parking place
- Flexible working time

Information about the selection process

If you are interested in this position, please do not hesitate to send us your C.V.
Please note that we will contact selected applicants only. Thank you for your understanding.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

o Master degree in sciences/engineering or in project management is advantage

Language skills

English - Intermediate (B1)

Other knowledge

Business correspondence - advanced
Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Outlook - advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

o At least 3 years of proven experience in drafting and managing complex R&D projects (Operational program Research & Development, Competitiveness and economic growth)

Knowledge and Skills
o Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
o Excellent organizational skills:
o Ability to prioritize work, manage time effectively and deliver results on time;
o Organization, particularly in meeting deadlines,
o Attention to details and coordination;
o Proven track record in working proactively, responsibly and independently.
o Ability to participate constructively in decision making processes;
o Effective communication skills, including written and presentational reports;
o Effective interpersonal skills: open-minded team player (able to communicate, plan and work within an team as well as independently to a high standard),
hands-on, alert, stress resistant and multitasking;
o Knowledge of funding requirements and rules of EU Framework programs, in depth
o Excellent computer skills (in particular Excel)


Brief description of the company

Name of the Organisation: Welding Research Institute – Industrial Institute of SR

Organisation Short Name: WRI

Organisation Type: Innovative research SME

Fields of Activity:
Research and testing of materials and their welded joints, development of joining technologies, evaluation of reliability of welded structures, education, certification, production of welding consumables, equipment, weldments and welded structures

Skills and Expertise Offered:
Advanced materials (light materials, creep resistant steels and alloys, composites, etc.) weldability testing & evaluation (physical simulation, fusion welding, FSW welding, laser welding);

Number of employees

100-149 employees

Company address

Výskumný ústav zváračský - Priemyselný inštitút SR
Račianska 71
832 59 Bratislava
ID: 2904189   Dátum zverejnenia: 10.10.2017   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   by agreement