European Project Manager (ZOOOM project) and Financial Officer

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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 ZOOOM project (Horizon Europe) aims to raise awareness on the importance of IP (Intellectual Property) generation and management in collaborative innovation ecosystems which rely on three key assets, namely: software, hardware and data. Within the project, EIT Manufacturing will embed the training materials and toolkit in their programs for education, innovation and business creation and enlarge their offer for the community.

The position is about managing and implementing the activities of EIT Manufacturing South in the ZOOOM 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 contributing to 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. You will also provide support regarding financial aspects (e.g. budget planning/control) and in the reporting of EU and national funded projects for EIT Manufacturing CLC South legal entity. You have past experience in accounting, financial reporting and with audits regarding EU programmes (e.g. 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 (ZOOOM)”.
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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