JOB SPECIFICATIONS

LocationCyRIC Headquarters, Nicosia, Cyprus
DepartmentR&D Department
Reporting ToR&D Director
Hiring PositionFull-Time or Part-Time Employment
Contactjobs@cyric.eu
Required Educational QualificationsDegree in Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics, Software or Computer Engineering or related Science fields
Desired QualificationsPhD Level of Education
Relevant ExperienceAt least 3 years working experience in an R&D environment, either in the public or private domain. Familiarity with R&D proposals preparation and project management.
Language RequirementsFluent spoken and writing skills in both Greek and English. Any additional EU language will be considered a plus. 
Travel RequirementsThe position will have periodic travel obligations and you will be required to engage in this as necessary 

 

 

 

 

JOB OBJECTIVES

CyRIC the certified Business Innovation Center EU-BIC of Cyprus, with one of the most successful R&D Centers in Cyprus and leading Technology Incubator, we are looking for inquisitive minds and new talent to join our team. Our research & innovation (R&I) projects portfolio exceeds 50 Million Euro with several success stories and high-tech portfolio. CyRIC’s R&D department has 3 divisions and participates in several R&D projects, coordinating many of them, focusing on the areas of:

a) Embedded electronics, IoT, Automation, Robotics,

b) Mechanical engineering & prototyping, including mechatronics,

c) Software development, including data analytics, machine learning and AI.

We are looking for an expert in research project management and proposal writing. The successful candidate will be working closely with CyRIC’s R&D Director and be responsible for the preparation of new research proposals for EU and National calls, as well as for the management & planning of ongoing research projects. As part of a team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on state-of-the-art projects in collaboration with world class (local and international) organizations and innovative start-ups. 

 

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCES

What we are looking for:
Experience in participation in EU and National funded projects

  • Experience in managing/coordinating EU/National funded projects
  • Experience in proposal writing for European and National funding agencies
  • A desire, ability and talent to work on all aspects of research projects proposal preparation and project management
  • Curiosity for the state-of-the-art and desire to understand different technologies
  • Easy going, creative individuals with an R&D experience

Duties & Responsibilities
As a part of our R&D team, the successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Prepare (either assisting other team members or under own responsibility) high-quality R&D proposals for European and National calls
  • Collaborate with our network of partners, assist in maintaining and enlarging it
  • Work together with the R&D Director and Division managers on planning proposals’ submission and meeting the company targets
  • Work together with the R&D Director on management issues of ongoing R&D projects, such as effort planning, contacts management and templates preparation
  • Continuously monitor forthcoming calls and funding opportunities
  • Assist in reporting activities for ongoing projects

How we work
We plan ahead our submissions of R&D proposals, in coordination with all Division managers. We continuously expand our network of high-quality collaborators, in order to be able to form top quality consortia and winning ideas. For our ongoing projects, we plan our effort allocation ahead of time at a high-level and we deep-dive into details once reporting is due.

BENEFITS

What you get out of this:  

  • Highly competitive salary (13th salary included)
  • Medical insurance
  • Provident fund
  • Unlimited opportunities for personal development
  • Work in highly innovative projects and products
  • Positive work environment

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your detailed CV and a cover letter describing how you fit the job description and specific competencies.