s.Pro sustainable-projects is a small consultancy specialized in the coordination of transnational cooperation projects, mostly funded by the European Commission (Horizon; Interreg, Erasmus), but also other public donors. Our topical focus lies in projects dealing with the sustainable use of the sea. Among others we run the permanent secretariat of the SUBMARINER Network for the Promotion of Blue Growth as well as the EU4Algae initiative. SUBMARINER is a flagship initiative within the EU Baltic Sea Strategy as well as EU Mission ‘Restore our Oceans’, bringing together a variety of public and private stakeholders, all engaged in the innovative and sustainable use of marine resources.
The themes of our 'blue' projects span from maritime spatial planning; management of marine protection areas; sustainable aquaculture; algae and mussel product development; reduction of marine pollution and combined use of offshore installations. Project activities range from promoting start-ups; initiation of company cooperations; running of pilot measures, case studies and demonstration plants; knowledge transfer; strategy advice and policy development; participation processes up to public relations.
s.Pro/SUBMARINER have currently a portfolio of 25 ‘active’ projects with a volume of almost €8 million for our services and a total project volume of more than €80 million.
All projects have a term of three to four years and bring together between eight and 25 partners from research, indus-try, business development, NGOs and administration from all European countries.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a new staff member for our Berlin office to, who supports the Managing Director as well as all Project Managers in administrating the financial report of staff as well as other costs across all projects - both in line with the various donor requirements as well as with our own accounting processes and financial planning.
What are your responsibilities?
A central ongoing task will be the support to the Managing Director in administrating the financial reporting of personnel costs as well as other costs across all projects.
You will be focal point for all our project managers regarding the financial and administrative requirements in all project phases, from proposal to final reporting. Depending on the experience and workload of the respective project managers you will, to a bigger or lesser extent, support the following:
On specifically assigned projects, where s.Pro/SUB acts as the overall lead coordinator for the Consortium, you will conduct the administrative dialogue with external partners around financial reporting, including partner requirements, and obtaining audit and partner accounts.
As we are a small, but fast growing organization, you will also, in close cooperation with the Finance and Account-ing Manager and the Managing Director:
What is the ideal mix of competencies and skills?
Our ideal candidate is highly motivated; open-minded and feels comfortable in a multicultural environment. You are structured, problem-solving, collaborative, but also diplomatic, while enjoying to move things forward. You think ahead; organize your tasks independently and enjoy working in teams with other employees or project partners.
What do we offer you?
A meaningful job in a very dynamically evolving environment, where you contribute to climate change mitigation; reduction of pollution and biodiversity loss.
Please send us your CV with a meaningful cover letter in English and any other documents to: [email protected]. Subject: Application Financial and Administrative EU Project Coordinator.
Please also visit our websites www.submariner-network.eu/www.sustainable-projects.eu to find out more about our projects and key issues. If you have any further questions about the position before you apply, you are welcome to email to Anne Kierkegaard ([email protected]) in advance.
We will invite suitable candidates to a (virtual) interview no later than two weeks after submitting your application.
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