Senior Project Coordinator - LH0917

The Senior Project Coordinator will mainly be involved in the following tasks : Coordination of research projects and/or tenders discussed together with the Director of the Department of Population Health (DoPH): conception, planning & preparation, execution, control & monitoring, project closing;  Provision of  overall guidance to researchers and/or persons responsible for project follow-up at DoPH level in their project management actions to make sure of the application of project management best practices;  Participation in the DoPH strategic research thinking and its related development.; Ensuring the watch of the calls of projects in the field of expertise of the DoPH and support of the researchers in the submission process; Development of actions, together with the Director of the Department, to increase the internal and external visibility of the DoPH

Luxembourg Institute of Health
1A-B, rue Thomas Edison, Strassen 1445, Luxembourg
Key Accountabilities
  • Carry out a mapping of the ongoing projects at DoPH level and draw up a dashboard to monitor their status.
  • Ensure an overall monitoring & control system of the DoPH projects regarding budget, resource assignment, required authorizations, deliverables and milestones, in collaboration with RKTO service.
  • Ensure the liaison between the DoPH Direction and the different research units to foster the implementation of the performance contract.
  • Implement a tracking system of the students, internships and scientific visitors of the DoPH.
  • Ensure that researchers manage their projects in compliance with the best practices in project management and the LIH procedures and ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Develop, in collaboration with the HR Department, training activities in the area of project management best practices according to PMI methodology.
  • Participate in the strategic thinking workshops and meetings of the DoPH
  • Ensure, in consultation with the RKTO, the watch of the research projects / tender funding opportunities and inform the DoPH teams accordingly.
  • Ensure that project leaders of the DoPH submit their project proposals in compliance with internal and external rules and guidelines.
  • Implement internal and external communication plans in the different units of the DoPH.

KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master’s degree in sciences and/or public health.
  • Min 5 years expertise in support of research project management.
  • Significant expertise in national and European research funding programs.
  • Rigorous, organized and accurate in the execution of the tasks, writing skills, analysis and synthesis capability, sense of priority.
  • Language skills: fluent command of English and French (oral and written).
REF.: VD/SPC0917/LH/DOPH
CDI - Full time - Available immediately