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PROJECT MANAGER

The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) gathers expert knowledge and experience of the Euro-Mediterranean countries with the objective to contribute to the creation of a unified, integrated Euro-Mediterranean higher education and research area. EMUNI is introducing new activities and expanding the number of projects managed. We are looking for a qualified and enthusiastic project manager to join an international, dynamic and ambitious university that fosters unique opportunities for students and researchers across the higher education sector in the Mediterranean.

Full-time

Location: Piran, Slovenia

Starting date: December 2017

The project manager’s main responsibilities include planning, executing and finalizing projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. (S)he is also expected to coordinate and collaborate with international partners to implement foreseen activities and outputs. (S)he is involved in a wide range of support to technical and academic staff.

The Project Manager's responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Preparing project proposals, carrying out and evaluating projects in terms of content and organising, and managing financial aspects
  • Preparing reports and documentation for projects, funded by different donors and organisations,
  • Preparing reports on projects, educational and research activities, along with materials and articles for PR purposes
  • Maintaining contacts with education and research institutions, governmental institutions, NGOs and other partners of the University
  • Coordinating with partners to organize events and develop related documents (reports, promotional and press material…etc)
  • General administrative and financial tasks related to projects, educational and research activities

Key requirements and Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor degree in a relevant field, preferably a Master degree
  • Experience within the higher education and/or research management areas
  • 3+ years’ experience in Project Management, particularly within EU Programmes, eg. Horizon 2020 or FP 7 programmes
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, knowledge of one or more languages of the Mediterranean (French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic)
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Master of PowerPoint, Word, Excel and communication in social media
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • High level of commitment and attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Working experience in multicultural environment is an advantage

Our offer

  • Varied work that allows you to continually learn and develop your potential
  • An opportunity to work in a motivated team, in an international environment with international partners
  • Remuneration in line with salary levels in Slovenia and opportunity for promotion
  • Opportunity to live and work in the coastal region of Slovenia, which offers high quality of living

Please send your application (a one-page cover letter and a CV) in English, by 31 October 2017 by e-mail to: jobs@emuni.si. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview to take place throughout November 2017.

EMUNI is an equal opportunity employer. EMUNI’s workforce is predominantly women and as such men as strongly encouraged to apply.

Internships

EMUNI University is offering internships to students and young graduates with interest and knowledge in the Euro-Mediterranean affairs. The interns will work in an international, multicultural environment and will be able to gain experience in the different areas of the academic field.

Requirements
We are looking for motivated candidates from all Euro-Mediterranean countries who are flexible, well organized and proactive, and have an interest in the academia, international relations and the Euro-Mediterranean. They should be able to work independently and in a team, follow instructions, and are attentive to detail. The candidates should have good English language skills, knowledge of an additional language is an asset. They should be able to communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing. A good command of MS Office is required.

Main tasks
The selected candidates will support all departments of EMUNI University. Their duties will include administrative work, communicating via e-mail and phone, drafting, logistic support in the organization of events and meetings, preparation of materials including reports, project applications, briefings, articles, press releases, letters, etc.

To apply, please send us your CV and cover letter (a reference letter is a plus) at the following e-mail address: internship@emuni.si


Open call for staff mobility

This open call enables staff, employed or affiliated with Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI), to spend a training period at a higher education institution in a partner country.

The partner higher education institutions must agree in advance on the programme of activities set in the training agreement. When the person carrying out the assignment is from a higher education institution, the assignment must be based on an inter-institutional agreement between the sending and receiving institution (based on a valid Bilateral Agreement).

Staff members with special needs may apply for a specific grant after they had been selected for a mobility period.

Objectives

  • To promote exchange of good practices, experience and knowledge on institutional management;
  • To build on capacity of university staff, develop their skills and learn from intercultural experience;
  • To promote exchange of working methods for a better working processes and effectiveness;
  • To enhance the cooperation between higher education institutions and maximize the impact of joint cooperation projects;
  • To enrich the higher education institution curricula by acquiring intercultural added value;
  • To accelerate the level of participation of institutions in joint projects and actions through mobility.

Who can benefit?

The assignments may be carried out by the EMUNI staff.

Validity of calll

This open call for staff mobility is valid for the period of the project lifetime, i. e. from 1 February 2016 to 31 May 2017.

Duration of mobility

  • Staff can go abroad for 5 working days. Multiple mobility periods are possible if granted by the project.
  • Duration of 5 working days is strongly recommended to provide a meaningful contribution to the working environment and international life at the host institution.

Prior arrangements

  • The staff training programme must be agreed through the training agreement in advance by both parties (i. e. sending and receiving institution).
  • All legal, administrative and financial issues must be agreed on beforehand through a Bilateral Agreement.

Grant management

The grant shall be intended to cover subsistence and travel costs and shall be always managed by the applicant higher education institution (i. e. EMUNI).

Who can apply?

Interested employees and affiliates (part time or associates) of EMUNI can apply for staff mobility.

How to apply?

  • The interested staff members should send a written request (by e-mail) to the Office for Sponsored Programmes, containing a motivation letter (with emphasis on objectives and expected results) and proposed training programme.
  • Staff is required to apply for mobility at least 1 month before the mobility is to take place.

Selection criteria

Selection process will be conducted by the Education Department, while the final decision will be made by the President of EMUNI.