Job description


R&D Project Manager

Location: Barcelona

Department: Finance & Legal


Company within investigation and research


Working with the projects’ Principal Investigators, carefully plan the use of financial and human resources within the centre’s nationally and European funded research projects
Take responsibility for the official periodic and interim reporting of the projects to the funding agencies, as well as the quarterly reports to the project coordinators
Maintain project information up to date in the company's SAP Business One project database
Work with the centre’s external auditors for the projects. Prepare and manage the necessary documentation
Monitor the budgets of the projects (that real spending corresponds to the projected spending) and income
Maintain contact with the projects’ Principal Investigators and provide them with the information they need about individual projects
Maintain contact with other relevant stakeholders (Public Institutions, Project Managers, Group Leaders, and Department Directors etc.)
Calculate and keep Indirect cost rates up to date


Degree in Economics, Business Administration or similar
Master in audits or similar will be valued
Specific relevant postgraduate or other courses a plus

Knowledge and professional experience
High level in Office (especially in EXCEL)
Advanced Accounting
Knowledge or some experience with SAP
High level of English
Management knowledge of R&D Projects
Knowledge of the Framework Program of the European Commission and Spanish Science and Technology
1-2 years in a similar position

Be organized and methodical
Have Initiative and be proactive
Be able to work individually and in team
Be able to work under pressure
Have good interpersonal skills
Service attitude and assertiveness


We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, flexible hours and a medical assurance. Salary will depend on the qualifications and experience of the candidate
Duration of the contract: This position is expected to last around 12 months, in order to cover a peak in workload, but may be extended, depending on performance and future workload
Starting date: asap


Olalla Cañellas
(+34) 93 231 00 00 (ext. 123)


Olalla Cañellas
(+34) 93 231 00 00 (ext. 123)

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