Applications are welcome to cover the following position:

Project Manager for “The European Marine Biological Resource Centre Biobank” project, funded through the Program for Interregional Cooperation in the Atlantic Area (INTERREG-ATLANTIC AREA/ERDF).

The European Marine Biological Resource Centre Biobank will set the basis for the common operation of the leading marine biobanks in Europe. Tools and common procedures for the ex-situ maintenance of Marine Biological Resources will be developed, and harmonization in the application of procedures to comply with regulations on access to genetic resources will be ensured, thus providing industry and academia with easy access to marine biodiversity, its associated data, and extractable products.

Institution: University of Vigo (Galicia, Spain)
Centre: ECIMAT (Toralla Marine Station,
Starting September 2017 -duration 3 years (6 month trial period) (*1)
Salary: 27.000 € /year gross salary


Responsible for the financial, technical and administrative day-to-day management of the Project, in collaboration with the International Projects Office of University of Vigo.
Leading the project administration, meetings, data analysis and reporting of results.
Assisting the Project Coordinator in the coordination of work and communication of project deliverables.
Assisting the Project Coordinator in the search for opportunities to further develop the European Marine Biological Resource Centre Biobank beyond the life and scope of the project.


-Experience in the management of multipartner international projects
-Excellent communication skills; fluent English speaker
-Good knowledge of the EU research funding schemes
- A background and/or experience in Marine Biology will be an asset

Applicants are invited to send in their application documents (cover letter, CV, contact details, contact details of two referees) to Este enderezo de correo está a ser protexido dos robots de correo lixo. Precisa activar o JavaScript para velo. indicating in the e-mail subject the reference: EBB-PM Position. Deadline: July 20th 2017. All steps and outcomes of the selection proccess will be made available at, shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview on the 26th or 27th of July 2017.

(*1) Starting date and duration of the contract can be considered as close indicators but will be subject to the signature and conditions of the funding agreement.