Grant Holder Manager
University of Bern

Grant Holder Manager

(10-20%, fixed term until end October 2022 with possibility of 6 month extension)

The EuroScitizen COST Action, CA 1712,7 is hiring a Grant Holder Manager (10-20% fixed term). COST Actions are European- wide research networks. They fund networking meetings, short term scientific missions and conference grants.

The EuroScitizen COST Action ( focuses on identifying strategies to promote scientific literacy in evolution. The network consists of over 200 members from 36 European countries. The University of Bern is the Grant Holder of this Action which is now in its final Grant Period.

The tasks of the Grant Holder Manager include (non-exhaustive list)

● Preparation of documentation for meetings (e.g. Action MC approvals, agendas, invitations, minutes,
attendance lists etc.)
● Collecting and archiving supporting documents related to processing reimbursement claims and the
associated payments
● Archiving, and uploading in e-COST, all necessary Action MC decisions relating to the COST Action
● Support the Dissemination activities of the COST Action
● Pay external providers
● Support the local organisers of meetings
● Interfacing with the University of Bern financial system
We offer

● The opportunity to get experience in managing a large European research network
● A flexible working environment. Most of this work is done online

We are looking for somebody who has:

● Minimum Bachelors' degree.
● Strong organisational skills
● Strong financial management skills
● Fluent in English
● Proficient in MS Office Word, Excel
● A team player
● Knowledge of the University of Bern financial system is a plus.
The workload can vary depending on the number of activities. Flexibility is therefore appreciated. This post is initially for 10%, but if the number of activities is large can be increased to 20%, upon mutual agreement with the Action Chair. This position is therefore ideal for someone looking to increase their existing percentage at the University of Bern.

Applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please contact the Action Chair with a CV and motivation letter:

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