Project Manager – European projects and grants

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Sano Centre for Computational Medicine is a new International Scientific Foundation located in Kraków, Poland.

Sano aspires to be a major translational scientific institute, operating at the meeting point of academic science, established MedTech industry, and emerging start-up environment, combining the best of these three perspectives.

Sano acts as a core technology and expertise provider for industry, and creator of innovation, developing state-of-the-art solutions for healthcare. Thanks to the substantial funding and excellent European partnership network, Sano will bring a critical mass to this transformational field of research, in order to translate scientific advancements onto clinical practice. Sano’s ambition is to become the Reference Centre for Computational Medicine in Central Europe and build a reputation as a leading institute on a global level.

As a cross-disciplinary institution, Sano uses machine learning/artificial intelligence (ML/AI), large scale computer simulations (HPC), data science, and other computational technologies towards overcoming global challenges in healthcare systems. The research agenda will be executed in close collaboration with Partners in Poland, EU and USA.

We value:

  • Passion – Passion in what we do, engagement in Sano operations, taking responsibility, providing initiative, being happy at work.
  • Innovation – Boldness in articulating and pursuing novel ideas, courage to think outside the box.
  • Integrity – Directness, openness, tolerance and respect. Scientific integrity (we do not cut corners).
  • Diversity – Diversity in backgrounds, cultures and opinions of Sano employees. Promotion of women in STEM.

Project Manager will be responsible for smooth operations of selected European and local funding projects including grants for scientific research, infrastructure and/or support activities. The PM will work closely with researchers and Partners’ representatives to ensure effective delivery of milestones.

  • Comprehensive management of research projects funded by European grants
  • Ensuring compliance of implemented projects with applicable regulations, provisions of co-financing agreements and internal standards,
  • Participation in the preparation of applications for funding, reports and presentations,
  • Responsibility for the implementation of reporting, budget monitoring, progress monitoring, documentation workflow and obligations arising from co-financing and grants agreements and legal provisions,
  • Running smooth communication with supervising institutions in assigned projects,teams and project partners,
  • Administrative work related to the handling of projects covered by external funding.

As our successful candidate you should have:

  • University degree.
  • Proven experience in comprehensive project management, ideally with European and/or Polish operational funding programmes e.g., Horizon2020
  • Experience in the preparation of applications for financing of research and development activities with the necessary documentation to the relevant institutions,
  • Experience in budgeting the implementation of projects covered by funding programs (e.g,, grants).
  • Knowledge of guidelines and regulations governing the implementation of projects under national and regional operational programs;
  • Strong operational, organizational, and multi-tasking skills, combined with the ability to be equally efficient when working on site or remotely.
  • Strong communication skills, efficient use of on-line communication and coordination tools, solution driven focus, pro-active attitude.
  • Highly efficient in time management.
  • Detail-oriented mindset.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Contract for employment with an attractive salary,
  • Private medical care,
  • Flexible working hours.

If you feel that this job opportunity is the career that you are looking for, please apply immediately and give Sano a chance to meet you. Please, be informed that Sano will contact only with Candidates fulfilling the formal criteria.

Sano is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application.

Applications in .pdf should include:

  •  curriculum vitae;

Apply through Sano recruitment system. If you would like to apply for future openings feel free to send your application to our database.​