Project Manager

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20 Jul 2019

LEITAT is a private technical institute with more than 110 years of experience in industrial innovation processes. We bring knowledge and innovation through applied research and technical testing in the fields of chemistry, environment, materials, engineering and life sciences. We are looking for a Project Manager to join our headquarters in Terrassa. The candidate must have experience in European project management especially in Horizon 2020 program. Must have knowledge of EU funding financial rules, organizational, communication and negotiation skills, and excellent English (oral and written).

Primary functions:

  • Coordinate the complete execution of a project, from negotiation to project closure.
  • Project financial and technical follow-up, ensuring compliance with EC regulations.
  • Preparation and submission of financial/administrative deliverables and financial reports.
  • Conctact with projects partners, including guidance on administrative and financial issues.
  • Provide guidance to LEITAT's internal departments on administrative and financial issues.
  • Management of the international consortium of project partners.
  • Travel and represent LEITAT at consortium meetings.

Professional experience:

  • At least 2 years experience in project management.
  • Extensive knowledge of EU funding programmes especially Horizon 2020.
  • Proven experience in European projects management.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organization and time management  skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks effectively and respect deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of IP exploitation and commercialisation will be a plus.


Proficiency in English (oral and written)

Please send your CV and letter of presentation in English to Raquel de Sousa (


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