Lead and supervise the work of Grant Management Experts; make sure that SDM’s replies complies with all requirements and conditions (incl. legal, financial) requested by the Call for Proposals, discuss discrepancies with grant coordinators and decide on best way forward. Act as a point of reference to clarify applicable processes, legal contractual provisions, divergence in interpretations of legal and financial requirements. Coordinate the preparation and drafting of the Action Status Reports and Final Reports. Coordinate the Specific Grant Agreement (SGA) amendment process involving different actors (implementing partners, CINEA, SDM), provide advice to analysis of changes, assess impact and decide on recommendations. Check and draft, as required, guidelines, reports and provide reporting, metrics, etc. Coordinate the financial monitoring activities (e.g. coordination and follow-up of payment requests, interim and balance payments, payments distributed to the beneficiaries by SDM) and elaborate financial models/spreadsheets to represent and track payment activities taking into account grant agreement budgets, audit findings, etc. Coordinate with the other SDM teams to ensure proper planning and timely delivery of their necessary input to the above streams of work. Act as the focal point for the interactions with CINEA for one or several of the above streams of work. Decide on most appropriate information flows, the exchange of information among stakeholders, processes and systems. Carry out any other task in line with the main purpose of the job.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

Completed university studies of 4 years in a relevant area (e.g. Engineering, Business Administration, Political Science, Economics, Law) or completed relevant university studies of 3 years plus 1 year of relevant working experience. Internal candidates should check on the intranetto see what level of in-house experience is considered equivalent to educational qualifications where appropriate. Minimum 5 years’ relevant professional experience to carry out the described responsibilities. Experience in project or programme management. People Management experience. Experience with contractual tasks to monitor EU grant agreements. Experience in reporting. Understanding of the European large scale SESAR project and EUROCONTROL’s role, in particular in relation to the SDM. Stakeholder Management experience. Drafting skills (English). Experience in the use of Office applications, in particular Excel. Experience in the use of project management software. Experience with the STAR tool (project management software used by the SDM) would be an advantage. Managing people: You implement effective people-management practices. Communication: You are able to foster two-way communication. Analytical thinking: You analyse information and are able to identify relationships. Planning & Organising: You know how to plan ahead and adapt as required. Team working: You foster team work. Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment. Professional conduct in line with the corporate behaviours of the Agency, i.e. result-driven, readiness to change, customer focus, integrity and team-player approach. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. For this particular job, candidates must be proficient users of English at level C1 and acquire at least a basic knowledge of French (level A1) by the end of the probation period.
The levels relate to the Common European Framework of References for languages (CEFR).

Useful information

Applications will be accepted from nationals of EUROCONTROL Member States only. Duration of appointment: This is an appointment for a determined period of 5 Year(s). It could be extended up to a maximum of 9 years or converted into an undetermined contract. Internal candidates If selected, the person will keep their current type of appointment duration (undetermined or determined). The internal staff member with a determined contract will be offered, in principle, an appointment for 5 Year(s) with a maximum total duration of 9 years. This post entails management activities. Established staff members will therefore have to serve a confirmation period of 9 months. This period may be shortened to 6 months if the successful candidate is appointed following a competition preceded by a previous temporary assignment to the post for which s/he was selected. The Director General may also decide not to make subject to this provision if that official has previously been assigned, for a period of 2 years or more, to a post similar to that for which he has been selected and which entailed the same level of management responsibilities. The successful candidate shall be appointed at the grade set out in this vacancy notice, or if a group of grades has been published for a job level, in principle at the basic grade of the published job level. In case of reserve list: Suitable candidates, however not selected to fill the post, will be placed on a reserve list for similar functions. The period of validity of reserve list is 1 year from the closing date of applications. Information on salary and benefits can be found on our Careers site EUROCONTROL is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality and diversity. In the event of equal merit, preference may be given to the applicant from the under-represented diversity characteristics in order to complement diversity of teams and rebalance the workforce. Candidates should go to our Careers site and read the tips on how to apply.

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