Position Opening


ECHAlliance is looking for a senior project manager to join its Projects Unit:


Key activities

  • Design, develop and implement international projects
  • Make researches around key topics and write high quality proposals and reports
  • Prepare offers for customers and bids for calls for tenders
  • Execute tasks on time ensuring quality standards are met
  • Prepare all documentation to meet the reporting requirements of the funding body in collaboration with our Financial Project Manager
  • Assist the ECHAlliance members and partners with the preparation and submission of proposals
  • Coordinate projects and/or work packages ensuring all tasks, deliverables and milestones are completed on time and within budget 
  • Manage the budget for the project and supervise financial and regulatory compliance with funding body’s policies, procedures and requirements is fulfilled in cooperation with the Financial Project Manager
  • Participate proactively in consortium meetings
  • Coordinate the organizations of meetings and events
  • Present information on project progress and outcomes
  • Closely collaborate with the Communication Team members to secure all communication and dissemination tasks of projects are timely and properly delivered
  • Foster dissemination and uptake of projects’ outcomes across the ECHAlliance member and ecosystem community
  • Participate in regular Projects Unit meetings reporting to the International Projects Lead about the activities carried out as well as ECHAlliance Team meetings.


 Skills and competencies:

  • Social science or ICT university degree (post-graduate preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience of European research funding programmes and European R&I, ICT and health and care policies and initiatives
  • At least 7 years working in collaborative and multidisciplinary projects and initiatives related to health and social policies, digital health and social innovation or digital transformation of public services
  • Excellent writing skills and capacity to carry out studies and research tasks with a high degree of autonomy
  • Demonstrated project management experience (7+ years) and successful funding achievements as well as direct contracts awarded by public and private organizations 
  • Demonstrated experience as project and/or Work Package leader (preferably in H2020 or previous R&I programmes)
  • Languages: fluent English is mandatory + at least 1 other language
  • Excellent organisation, precision and time management
  • Negotiation, communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Flexibility, proactivity and curiosity in undertaking new tasks
  • Desirable: knowledge in scientific communication and dissemination of project’s results.



  • Independent consultant, 4-5 days a week
  • Working mainly from home with own material
  • Travels: this position involves traveling nationally and internationally throughout Europe to networking events and consortium meetings as well as periodic team meetings.
  • Fee: depending on profile and experience.


Please send you CV including two references to Valentina Tageo valentina@echalliance.com by the 11th January 2019.