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Assistant Project Manager

Full Time


location_iconThessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

when_icon 2020-11-20

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info iconBasic Information

VILABS is a private company that acts as a research laboratory in Greece and Cyprus providing ICT, health, energy, social innovation and entrepreneurship services through all stages of Research, Technological Development and Innovation to local and global enterprises.

We are currently looking for Assistant Project Managers (Junior with 0-2 years and Middle level with 3-6 years’ experience) for our offices in Thessaloniki or in Limassol.  

job description iconResponsibilities

The selected candidates will be involved in the daily operation and management of EU research projects (Horizon 2020), studies (EC Tenders) and proposal writing.

Specific tasks include:

  • Conducting background research by gathering and reviewing content from various sources.
  • Monitoring the progress realized compared to the objectives of the planned tasks: managing deadlines, milestones, deliverables.
  • Developing and contributing to the implementation of the communication plan (regulars update of the website, press releases, manage social media accounts, etc.).
  • Planning and organizing events, and any other meeting linked to the project: managing/supervising logistic aspects, working closely with the partners, preparation of agenda and draft minutes.
  • Communicating with a broad network of researchers and experts in the EU in a professional and credible manner.
  • Reviewing, updating, proofreading and editing content.
job description iconBenefits

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation matching the selected profile.
  • Opportunity to develop substantial professional and management skills.
  • Career prospects reflecting successful progress and specific talent feats.
  • Experience and knowledge in diverse scientific and technological fields and the possibility to explore a variety of topics.
  • Flexibility in working conditions (blend tele-working with office).
job requirements iconBasic Requirements


  • Required education level: University degree open to any scientific field (e.g. Social sciences and Humanities, Engineering).
  • Language skills (excellent command of English, both verbal and written, is necessary).
  • Multi-tasking abilities (e.g. ability to work, in parallel, on different tasks and domains within specific deadlines).
  • Ability to manage time and produce results on time, according to strict standards.
  • Ability to work in a team, capacity to work autonomously, initiative spirit.
  • Excellent relational skills, to work efficiently with different actors within an intersectoral and multicultural environment, if need be.
  • International experience and ambition (e.g. willingness to co-operate with multi-national teams and availability to travel abroad).
  • Soft skills and social activity (e.g. in relation to networking and communicational skills, civic engagement, presentation skills).
good to have iconGood to have

Optional but considered as added value:

  • Relevant work experience in EU research projects (Horizon 2020), studies (EC Tenders) and proposal writing would be an asset.
  • Academic scholarship (e.g. first-class graduates; please indicate your grades).
  • Reasoning skills (e.g. top scores on aptitude tests, such as GMAT/GRE)