Call for Expression of Interest for EIC Programme Managers
Extended deadline: 30 September 2021The European Innovation Council (EIC) is looking for technology enthusiasts with an ambitious vision for deep-tech ‘made in Europe’ to join its team of Programme Managers. As an EIC Programme Manager you get the opportunity to turn your vision into reality. You will build up your programme around a portfolio of projects with Europe’s best researchers and innovators, and coach them along the path from early stage research, to proof of concept, technology transfer, and the financing and scale up of start-ups and SMEs. You will guide them to patiently explore where needed, to accelerate where possible, to learn from mistakes, harvest new ideas and trigger new collaborations to overcome hurdles and, ultimately, to create genuine benefits from technological breakthrough.
We expect candidates to have a solid scientific/technical background and relevant experience in research, innovation or entrepreneurship. However, it will be your vision, hands-on drive, leadership and enthusiasm that will make the difference.
The role of EIC Programme Manager is a career opportunity of high visibility across the academic, investment and entrepreneurial world and a stepping-stone for transitioning into important roles in academia, start-ups, established companies, investment funds, government agencies, etc. The unique remit of the EIC provides Programme Managers with a privileged insight into cutting-edge developments across a very wide range of science-and-technology domains, unmatched by any other organisation in Europe. Programme Manager is a temporary assignment of up to 4 years at EISMEA, the Commission agency that implements the EIC. EISMEA is an equal opportunity employer, where diversity is celebrated and all people can be themselves without risk of discrimination or exclusion. For this call, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EISMEA offers competitive pay and working conditions.
How to apply
Applications can be submitted here by 30 September, 12:00 Brussels time. Questions on this Call for Expression of Interest can be sent to EISMEA-EIC-PM@ec.europa.eu
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Published on September 15, 2021