Research Project Portfolio Manager - FG0919

The Science Office represents the central element in themanagement of the LIH research projects and the Research Project PortfolioManager (PPM) will be key in the coordination of the workloads/tasks betweenthe PI, project managers and various administrative services. The PPM will thusensure the appropriate support to the PIs all along the Project Life Cycle. ThePPM will organize the flow of information between PIs, SSC members,Departmental Project Managers and administrative services to ensure smoothprogression of research projects within the PLC Management processes of theLIH.
1A-B, rue Thomas Edison, Strassen 1445, Luxembourg
18/09/2019 16:27:31
Key Accountabilities
  • Organize exchange of information and document management (in collaboration with other project managers at SO) related to projects along the PLC.
  • Prepare supporting material and document recommendations of the SSC.
  • Interact with PIs on the SSC decision and specific requirements.
  • Prepare ExeCom decision letters and organize follow-up with ExeCom secretary.
  • Assist PIs and Departmental Project Managers to assess project progress in relation to initial workplan.
  • Troubleshoot any issues in projects with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Assist and participate in the information session / training on PLC
  • Minimum Master’s degree in Life/Biomedical Sciences with a working experience of minimum five (5) years in research support activities.
  • Solid experience in the management of research projects.
  • Constructive attitude, flexibility and persuasion capacity enabling to manage internal and external expectations in a result-oriented way.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to adapt to a dynamic environment.
  • IT skills: Excellent knowledge of mainly MS office suite and web-based query tools.
  • Language skills: Excellent written and spoken knowledge of English, fluent command of French; German would be an advantage.
2-year fixed-term contract - Full time - Start date: ASAP