Administrative Advisor

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    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    08/10/2021 00:00 - Europe/London
    Portugal › Vila Real



Administrative advisor

Opportunity 12/2021

ForestWISE CoLAB studies forest and fire issues, researching and developing innovation, knowledge and technology transfer activities. Our aim is to increase sustainable forest management in Portugal and the competitiveness of the Portuguese forest sector and at same time, reduce the negative consequences of big rural fires.

ForestWISE currently leads or participates in large scale and impact national and international forest and fire projects, integrating research, innovation and knowledge transfer in a collaborative process with universities, industry, companies, public sector and the society. Our young and dynamic team seeks the best human resources in each of its areas of expertise. Join us!

ForestWISE, funded by the Operational Program Norte 2020, in the thematic area of ​​Competitiveness and Employment, through the European Social Fund, has an opening to hire Highly Qualified Human Resources (code NORTE-06-3559-FSE- 000045).

This recruitment notice opens one position for an Administrative advisor.

Position: Administrative advisor (Finance)

Summary description of the function:

Within the dependency of ForestWISE’s CTO, the Administrative advisor will:

  • Advise the activity of the CTO and the project controller in the financial component;
  • Perform tasks related to ForestWISE's general business, according to the established procedures;
  • Ensure the management of digital and physical archives and documentation, according to the established procedures;
  • Ensure the regular flow of information with administrative and financial support services;
  • Support financial execution of strategic projects, national and international funded projects, management of accounting information;
  • Support the organization of financed projects folders;
  • Support finance and institutional information management of each project;
  • Support the supervision of ForestWISE's financial activities and operations;
  • Support in data analysis and review, financial performance, budget development and monitoring of expenses and costs;
  • Support in Contracting Procedures under the Code of Public Contracts;
  • Administrative support for purchasing and facility management tasks.

More Information


The candidate to be hired will be entitled to an employment contract with a fixed annual salary between TRU10 and TRU20 levels according to the curriculum vitae and the experience presented and proven.


Eligibility criteria

Workplace: Vila Real

Immediate availability and schedule flexibility

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

Evaluation Criteria:

- Interview with candidates with curricular evaluation equal to or greater 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 if they agree that none of the candidates has the profile required.

Additional comments

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Offer Requirements

    ENGLISH: Good



  • Degree in the Administrative or Finance Management areas;
  • Three years of professional experience in Administrative and Finance Management or Accounting or similar;
  • To know effective communication, organizational and social behavior techniques;
  • Understand the difference between the organization's mission, vision, and values;
  • Acquirements about Office (user's perspective);
  • Written and oral domain of the Portuguese and English language (C1 level of the European Common Reference Framework)

Personal skills/ Soft Skills:

  • Organization and work method skills;
  • Ease of relationship with different interlocutors;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent writing and synthesis skills;
  • Proactivity and ability to identify improvements in the information flows;
  • Proactivity in solving organization's daily issues;
  • Availability and flexibility of schedule.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Vila Real

EURAXESS offer ID: 685589


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