20 septiembre 2011

Una oferta de empleo en la empresa irlandesa AquaTT




El plazo termina el 30 de septiembre a las 17 horas.

AquaTT is a specialist in marine-related scientific knowledge management and transfer activities. For more than 19 years we have been a key partner in EUfinanced projects. AquaTT currently participates in 12 FP7 projects with 218 institutions from 37 countries. AquaTT is currently looking for a dynamic individual to join the current team to implement delivery of one of its flagship knowledge transfer projects and help realise the full potential of the organisation.

Position: Project Officer (carrying out knowledge transfer activities in the Marine Sector)

Type: Full-Time 12m contract (Initial 3 month probation) available immediately

DESCRIPTION

This is a fixed-term position based in our Dublin city centre office. The role of the Project Officer is to project manage a European Commission funded project according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes coordinating the efforts of partner team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver the project according to plan. The Project Officer will be responsible for fulfilling AquaTT?s commitments on the project, including project management, project communication and dissemination (via a variety of media and (stakeholder engagement) events), and knowledge transfer activities. Previous experience and understanding of the challenges related to effective knowledge transfer would be beneficial.

This is a challenging role requiring a self-starter who is a team player, is goal driven, is able to work to tight deadlines, has effective communication skills, is able to operate in an ambiguous multi-stakeholder environment and is willing to travel as part of the work. This role offers the right candidate the opportunity to help shape and grow AquaTT. AquaTT is also developing new business models and the successful candidate will be expected to effectively help drive associated business development activities.

The Project Officer role would suit a professional with a science/technical background and experience in project management and science communication/ technology transfer.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

· EEA work authorisation
· A minimum of a bachelors degree
· Excellent level of English
· Excellent presentation skills
· Excellent writing skills
· Sound working knowledge of MS Office systems
· Task-orientated, responsible and autonomous / Good in completing tasks and delivering results
· Strong inter-personal and communication qualities within a multi-national context, including discretion, diplomacy and tolerance
· Commitment to deliver on allocated tasks and respond in a timely manner to deadlines
· Good ability to work in a team and in multicultural environments
· Ability to demonstrate initiative
· Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial
· Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new information.
· Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.

DESIRED SKILLS BUT NOT ESSENTIAL

· Working knowledge of another European language being an advantage, but not a requirement
· Further 3rd level qualifications
· Project management experience
· Event management experience
· Experience in information management and communication through electronic platforms
· Flexible during times of change
· Previous experience of coordination of technology transfer/communication would be beneficial, including:

o Ability to develop and manage strong relationships between research and various end-users/stakeholders.
o Review the knowledge/technology and determine potential applications for which the output/knowledge could be used.
o Conduct end-user/stakeholder research to verify the end-users(s) needs, the size of the opportunity, the competitive landscape, etc.

WORK CONDITIONS

Overtime may be required to meet project deadlines.
Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with partners, stakeholders, etc.

SALARY SCALE: Competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications) + performance related bonus scheme

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Application Deadline: 30th September @17.00

Application Requirements: A cover letter and CV should be addressed to David Murphy, AquaTT Manager and sent electronically to: jobs@aquatt.ie specifying the position job title.