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Project Manager (Forest Sciences)

25/01/2023

Job Information

Organisation/Company
ForestWISE
Research Field
Other
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Portugal
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
To be defined
Job Status
Full-time
Hours Per Week
40
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

RECRUITMENT NOTICE

PRE-BOLOGNA DEGREE OR MASTER'S DEGREE (Forest Sciences)

Application 02/2023

ForestWISE is a Collaborative Laboratory focused on fire and forest issues through the development of research, innovation and knowledge transfer and technology activities. Our goal is to increase sustainable forest management in Portugal, the competitiveness of the Portuguese forestry sector and to reduce negative consequences of large rural fires.

ForestWISE currently leads or participates in national and international large scale and impact projects in the forest and fire areas.

ForestWISE opens positions for one Project Manager in Forest Sciences in the scope of RN21 Integrated Project - Innovation in the Natural Resin Sector to Strengthen the Portuguese Bioeconomy, funded by Fundo Ambiental through Component 12 - Promotion of Sustainable Bioeconomy (Investment TC-C12-i01 - Sustainable Bio-economy No. 02/C12-i01/202), through European funds provided to Portugal by the Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP), in the scope of the European Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), framed in the Next Generation UE, for the period from 2021 -2026.

Position: Project Manager (Forest Sciences) – one position

Summary description of the function:

Under the supervision of the ForestWISE’s CTO, the Executive Coordination and the RN21 Integrated Project Coordination, the Project Manager will:

  • Develop activities under the scope of RN21 Integrated Project;
  • Ensure communication with project partners;
  • Monitor the execution of the RN21 project, namely the achievement of targets and milestones;
  • Support the scientific and commercial exploitation of the project results, i.e., writing technical and scientific documentation about the project results, support the identification of specialized consulting services related, among others, to increase resin’s profitability with other pine forest ecosystem services;
  • Prepare activity reports associated with their functions, to integrate in the project's reports and activity plans;
  • Support the implementation of project management activities, in particular the pillar I activities related forest management, communication and results dissemination;
  • Represent ForestWISE in relevant events and initiatives.

 

Requirements

Research Field
Other
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent
Skills/Qualifications

Qualifications:

Pre-Bologna degree or Master’s degree in Forest Engineering or in the area of forest sciences.

Personal skills/ Soft Skills:

Among others, the following skills are relevant:

  • Organization and work method skills;
  • Ability for teamwork;
  • Ease of relationship with differentiated interlocutors;
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal relationships;
  • Excellent writing and synthesis skills;
  • Proactivity and ability to identify improvements in process flows;
  • Proactivity in solving the organization's daily issues;
  • Availability and flexibility of schedule.
Specific Requirements

Among others, the following experiencie is prioritized:

  • Professional experience in forest engineering, especially in one or more of the following areas: maritime pine silvicultural models; volumetric evaluation of forest plantations; forest management; plantations management associated with resin exploration; resin or other non-wood forest products exploitation or processing; quantification and valorisation of ecosystem services;
  • Working experience with public and private forest sector entities and other forest sector agents in Portugal;
  • Experience in the participation and/or research project management and/or consulting in collaboration with companies and entities of the national scientific and technological system;
  • Portuguese and English language written and oral proficiency (level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
  • Mandatory requirement: 3 years of professional experience, preferably in one of the previous functional areas.
Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Good
Research Field
Other
Years of Research Experience
1 - 4

Additional Information

Benefits

The candidate to be hired will be entitled to an employment contract with a fixed monthly salary between TRU18 and TRU 32 levels, acoording to the curriculum vitae and the experience presented and proven.

Workplace: Vila Real

ForestWISE actively promotes a non-discrimination and equal access policy. No candidate can be privileged, benefited, harmed or deprived of any right or exempted from any duty due to, namely, parentage, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family situation, economic status, education, origin or social status, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and union membership.

Selection process

- Interview with candidates with curricular evaluation equal to or more than 14 values

- The final classification will be the weighted average of the curriculum evaluation, which will assume a weight of 70%, and the interview, which will represent 30%

- Selection of the candidate with the best final ranking

- The jury reserves the right to decide not to select any candidate, or just one, if they agree that none of the candidates has the profile required.

Additional comments

ForestWISE actively promotes a non-discrimination and equal access policy. No candidate can be privileged, benefited, harmed or deprived of any right or exempted from any duty due to, namely, parentage, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family situation, economic status, education, origin or social status, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and union membership.

Jury:

Francisco Carvalho – Member of the Board

João Gaspar – Member of the Board

Carlos Fonseca – Chief Technology Officer

Alexandra Marques – Executive Coordinator

Rogério Rodrigues - Executive Coordinator

Marta Martins – RN21’s Project Manager

Application submission:

Send curriculum vitae, degrees certificates, motivation letter and other necessary documents to contact.fw@forestwise.pt and raquel.paiva@forestwise.pt  

Date: from 25/01/2023 a 15/02/2023

Website for additional job details

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
CoLAB ForestWISE
Country
Portugal
City
Vila Real
Geofield

Where to apply

E-mail
raquel.paiva@forestwise.pt

Contact

State/Province
Vila Real
City
Vila Real
Street
Quinta de Prados, Campus da UTAD
Postal Code
5001-801
E-Mail
raquel.rocha.luz@gmail.com
Phone
916924910