EU Project Officer

ESC - European Society of Cardiology

EU Project Officer

ESC - European Society of Cardiology

Brussels, Belgium

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is the world's largest organisation of healthcare professionals dedicated to fighting heart disease. It helps more than 95,000 cardiologists from 150 countries expand the boundaries of cardiovascular medicine so people can lead longer, healthier lives.

The ESC publishes a dozen scientific journals, an array of textbooks and the latest clinical practice guidelines. It provides continuing medical education through webinars and classroom courses and hosts the summit of cardiovascular science each August - ESC Congress - which attracts 31,000 heart specialists and delivers over 4,500 of the latest abstracts.

Discover more about the ESC: https://youtu.be/PDpsDnoqDlM.

See what ESC Congress is all about: https://youtu.be/TKTROkFqXW4.

The European Society of Cardiology within its Advocacy Department in Brussels is actively looking for a talented EU Project Officer interested to be involved in running long-term Horizon 2020 funded projects for a determined contract (2 years). We are seeking highly motivated individuals who are passionate about research and innovation and seeking to work and make a difference at the interface of policy research.

https://www.escardio.org/The-ESC/Advocacy

Main responsibilities:

The Project Officer will be responsible for the daily implementation of one or more H2020 funded projects, under the direct supervision and guidance of the Advocacy Manager.

The Project Officer will play a pivotal liaison role with all internal and external stakeholders and tasks of the project implementation. The tasks include but are not limited to:

Maintain project plan, including tracking progress against Gantt Charts, updating plans to reflect progress, monitoring progress, ensuring conformance with deliverables and milestones.

Acting as the main point of contact, including:

  • Fluid and timely communication with project partners;
  • Set up monthly calls and assist in organizing project meetings;
  • Coordinating the preparation of project interim and final reports as outlined in the Grant Agreements; Including submitting amendments to the Grant Agreement.

Furthermore, the project officer may be asked to monitor developments with regard to the next framework programme for research (Horizon Europe), identify opportunities in health research for cardiovascular disease and assist in preparing project proposals.

Requirements:

Hardskills:

  • Knowledge of H2020 procedures and experience in project planning and delivery is a must;
  • Experience in health sector is highly desirable;
  • Experience in EU projects in the fields of health research will be considered an asset;
  • Fluent English, both written and spoken, and ideally fluency in at least one other European language;
  • 3 years of experience in European projects;
  • Master Degree.

Softskills:

  • Strong organisational, project management and problem-solving skills;
  • Diplomatic with strong communication and engagement skills;
  • Ability to write concisely and persuasively;
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and deliver under pressure;
  • Effective presentation and communication skills using a variety of channels, including ability to speak confidently in public;
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required.

Contract details:

Position based in Brussels - Determined contract (2 years) - Starting date: as soon as possible

Applications: application@escardio.org

  • your cover letter (with possible start date mentioned);
  • your curriculum vitae;
  • salary expectations.

As part of its diversity policy, the is an equal opportunity employer.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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