Building on a significant track record in securing EU Funding and early large-scale success in Horizon Europe funding, applications are invited for the new post of EU Funding Co-ordinator to join the MaREI Centre in University College Cork (UCC), based at the Environmental Research Institute (ERI), Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy Co Cork, Ireland.
This coordination role will report directly to the Operations Manager Jeremy Gault and work closely with the MaREI Centre Management Team, Principal Investigators, Project Managers and Project Partners on all matters relating to the financial management, budgeting, financial reporting and funding administration of the Centre’s significant EU research portfolio.
As such, candidates should have a proven track record of working in the EU funding arena and of actively contributing to the development of research proposals and subsequently providing a leadership role in working with consortia to utilise their funding correctly and deliver awarded projects. This coordination role carries significant responsibility and requires the ability, and requisite knowledge, to work on a wide range of EU Funding Programmes simultaneously. As well as working in teams to develop and lead EU projects, the successful candidate would be responsible for ensuring that all proposals and projects comply with specific programme eligibility criteria and are in line with UCC policies, structures and management reporting systems. Applicants should, therefore, meet all of the essential criteria as listed below to demonstrate that they have extensive relevant experience and proven ability to manage and prioritise a varied workload within a dynamic team environment.