Are you a self-starter who likes a challenge and gets a kick out of motivating others to achieve goals and opportunities? Interested in how the digital transformation revolution is impacting the economy, society and work in public and private sectors?

ERNACT, located in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, is seeking to fill two Project Manager positions.

Reporting to the General Manager, and working within a knowledge-based team environment, you will collaborate with more than 50 public authorities and universities partners across Europe to add value to a range of Digital Agenda strategies, projects and initiatives.

Further details are set out below. Secondments from other organisations are encouraged. Please return your CV by email only to recruitment@ernact.eu no later than 5.00 pm on Friday 20 September 2019.

INTRODUCTION TO ERNACT

ERNACT is a trans-European network or partnership of public sector organisations whose mission is to add value to the efforts of its individual partners to integrate digital transformation models and technologies into their own regions.
ERNACT has developed an enviable track record for developing and delivering innovative transnational digital transformation projects, in diverse areas such as low carbon, tourism, aquaculture, smart city and digital innovation hubs.
Current project activities span some 44 organisations across Europe, including regional authorities and development agencies.

DUTIES

  • Carry out day-to-day planning, control and management of a number of EU-funded projects
  • Report project progress to ERNACT management, partners and the European Commission
  • Assist other team members to prepare new project proposals
  • Be a point of knowledge for colleagues, clients and partners within a project driven multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Help develop and maintain good business relationships with project partners and European Commission staff across the European Union
  • Attend project meetings across Europe as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Honours Bachelor and/or Masters degree in a computer science, engineering or business discipline
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • A full clean driving license, valid in all European countries, with access to a car for work purposes
  • Demonstrative skills in use of the latest computer-based tools and systems

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of three years’ post-graduate experience
  • Strong project management experience in the public or private sectors

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the above qualifications, skills and experience, all candidates will demonstrate capacity, experience and/or potential in a number of the following areas:

  • Demonstrative methodical and analytical approach to work
  • Strong interpersonal and “people” communication skills
  • A second European language
  • Good written & presentation skills & ability to represent the organisation at a senior level.
  • Business and client development skills
  • An interest and understanding of digital transformation innovation drivers and technologies
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural and multi­ organisational teams
  • Previous experience of working in a European Union (EU) project environment