European Project Manager (XR2LEARN project) and Fundraising Officer

About EIT Manufacturing

EIT Manufacturing is an Innovation Community of the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) that connects the leading manufacturing actors in Europe. Fueled by a strong interdisciplinary and trusted system has regional innovation centers located in Paris, Darmstadt, Gothenburg, San Sebastian, Vienna and Milan. In particular, the CLC (Co-Location Centre) South based in Milan is an integral part of EIT Manufacturing governance and acts as connection point with local ecosystems. It initiates, hosts, and implements the various activities of EIT Manufacturing and provides a platform for discussion and elaboration of innovative ideas. The CLC South identifies
and builds new possibilities to further substantiate EIT Manufacturing’s long-term sustainability and is actively involved in helping to secure funding for Innovation, Education and Business Creation activities. The CLC South also identifies and exploits promising opportunities for cross-CLC activities.

About the position
The XR2LEARN project aims at establishing a cross-border innovation community for XR (extended reality) in learning, bringing XR technology providers, application designers, education experts, application developers, endusers and decision makers in direct access to communicate, collaborate and matchmake interests, enabling also bottom-up innovation creation. Within the project, EIT Manufacturing will contribute to the design and establishment of the XR2Learn ecosystem, bringing in its already established community of learners, training providers and manufacturing companies. EIT Manufacturing will capitalize on its experience from building and
running the proprietary Digital Learning Platform, integrating in with the XR2Learn digital platform.

The position is about managing and implementing the activities of EIT Manufacturing South in the XR2LEARN project in coordination with the Project Leader, support in general the activities of EIT Manufacturing South regarding this topic, and follow throughout the project development.

In addition, you are responsible for the scouting of EU funding opportunities and coordination of grant applications.
The position holder is involved in the proposal phase coordination, including networking activity, partners’ scouting and writing. You already have a proven track record of developing new research grant proposals in a technical discipline. Advising and helping position EIT Manufacturing’s partners in EU programmes to increase their participation in these projects is a key activity within this role. You will also provide support in the reporting of EU and national funded projects for EIT Manufacturing CLC South legal entity. You have past experience in accounting and financial reporting for H2020.

A complete application should consist of (i) a full Curriculum Vitae, (ii) a Cover Letter describing briefly how you meet the criteria outlined and your vision for the role to be sent via e-mail to with the subject “EIT Manufacturing South – Project Manager (XR2LEARN)”.
The application should be written in English and please note that only complete applications will be evaluated.

Closing date is October 30, 2022.

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