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Project Manager

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 (INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT)

Application 03/2023

ForestWISE is a Collaborative Laboratory focused on forest and fire issues through the development of (co)research, innovation and knowledge transfer and technology activities. Our goal is to increase and improve 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 (Process Engineering, Industrial Management, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry and related areas) in the scope of RN21 Integrated Project - Innovation in the Natural Resin Sector to Strengthen the Portuguese Bio-economy, funded by Fundo Ambiental through Component 12 - Promotion of Sustainable Bio-economy (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 – 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:

  • Perform tasks assigned to him/her under the RN21 project;
  • Monitor the implementation of the RN21 project, namely the goals and milestones achievement;
  • Support the scientific and commercial exploitation of the project results, including, writing technical-scientific documentation about the project results, support the identification of related specialized consulting services, improving the transformation processes and diversification of products derived from natural resin;
  • Support the implementation of project management activities, in particular the pillar II activities related to forest management, including communication and results dissemination;
  • Support reports elaboration related to the execution of the project;
  • Represent ForestWISE when requested, in events and initiatives relevant to their work line and to ForestWISE in general.

Requirements

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

Pre-Bologna Degree or Master's Degree in Process Engineering, Industrial Management, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry and related areas.

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 the information flows;
  • Proactivity in solving the organisation's daily issues;
  • Availability and flexibility of schedule.
Specific Requirements

Among others, the following experience is prioritized:

  • Knowledge of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd transformation industry in the area of natural resin or other non-wood products;
  • 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;
  • Experience in the area of industrial management and monitoring industrial processes;
  • Knowledge of Office in user's perspective;
  • Written and oral command of the Portuguese language and the English language (level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages);
  • Knowledge of certification processes.
Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Good
Research Field
Other
Years of Research Experience
1 - 4

Additional Information

Benefits

The selected Project Manager will be entitled to an employment contract with a fixed annual salary between TRU 18 and TRU 32 levels according to the curriculum vitae and the experience presented and proven.

Selection process
  • Interview with candidates with curricular evaluation equal to or greater than 14 points
  • 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 if they agree that none of the candidates has the profile required.
Additional comments

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.

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 to 15/02/2023

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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
contact.fw@forestwise.pt