Contract Research Officer ICT-AGRI ERA-NET Project Manager (Ref: CRO/AGRI/OP/0518) (Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid)
To implement the EU-funded ICT-AGRI 2 ERA-NET project. In particular to develop and implement a joint funding call amongst the funding agencies involved; to organise a networking event between funded projects, to produce a booklet summarising outputs from funded projects and to contribute to overall project management.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in the determination of call topics and procedures for the ERA-NETs joint funding call.
Assist in launch of the funding call, including preparation of call materials, responding to queries from applicants etc.
Organise a meeting of projects which the ICT-AGRI ERA-NET has already funded.
Prepare a booklet on ICT-AGRI funded projects.
Develop a plan in collaboration with the project partners for continued cooperation after the end of the ERA-NET.
Coordinate Teagasc reporting to the project coordinator and the European Commission.
Contribute to the overall coordination of the ERA-NET consortium, including the organisation of consortium meetings (this post may involve considerable travel both within Ireland and across Europe).
Assist Teagasc in meeting the commitments of the Quality Customer Service charter and action plan.
Actively participate in the annual business planning and Performance Management Development System (PMDS) processes.
Candidates must have an honours Level 8 degree in Science, ICT, Agriculture, Engineering or Business or a related discipline.
A postgraduate degree and/or research experience in Science, ICT, Agriculture, Engineering or Business.
How to Apply
An application form for this position can be accessed on the Teagasc Website at www.teagasc.ie/careers
Completed application forms should be TYPED, saved in PDF format and submitted by email to email@example.com no later than 12 midnight on Wednesday 30th May 2018.
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