Created in 2005 by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia) and the University of Barcelona, IRB Barcelona is a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence—a seal that was awarded in 2011.
The institute is devoted to conducting research of excellence in biomedicine and to transferring results to clinical practice, thus improving people’s quality of life, while simultaneously promoting the training of outstanding researchers, technology transfer, and public communication of science. Its 27 laboratories and seven core facilities address basic questions in biology and are orientated to diseases such as cancer, metastasis, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and rare conditions.
IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 members and 35 nationalities. It is located in the Barcelona Science Park. IRB Barcelona forms part of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) and the “Xarxa de Centres de Recerca de Catalunya” (CERCA).
IRB Barcelona is seeking a highly motivated Financial Project Assistant to join the Post-Award office. The selected candidate will report to the Section Head of the Post-Award office, as well as, to the Head of Finance. The position will be financed by the Call “FOMENT DE LA CONTRACTACIÓ EN PRÀCTIQUES DE JOVES EN SITUACIÓ D’ATUR”.
- Assisting the Post-award office in the preparation of financial reports and timely submission of scientific reports
- Preparing and uploading of supporting documents needed to ensure adherence to the applicable regulations into the different justification platforms
- Updating grants information in ERP Sap Business One (SBO) and assisting with the transfer of funds among different cost categories and other administrative issues
- Help monitoring of time recording system for projects
- Assisting with financial Audits of projects
- Helping in the resolution of administrative and financial issues with the funding entities
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
Must Have – Required:
Linked to the Call “FOMENT DE LA CONTRACTACIÓ EN PRÀCTIQUES DE JOVES EN SITUACIÓ D’ATUR”:
- The candidates must be between 16 to 30 years old.
- Be registered with the corresponding Employment Office of the Public Employment Service of Catalonia as jobseekers, with the capacity to formalize an internship contract (the internship contact cannot be issued more than 3 years after completing the studies or 5 years for people with disabilities).
- Demonstrate the possession of a higher professional qualification title (SFGS) or an equivalent officially recognized qualification.
- Microsoft Office package (especially Excel)
- Good level of English and Spanish (written & spoken).
- Skills: Good communication skills will be valued.
Knowledge: High level of English and Spanish. Catalan will be a plus.
- Knowledge of funding programmes such as the “Convocatoria Emergentes FEDER” and “projectes singulars institucionals d’infraestructures de R+D” funded by the Generalitat de Catalunya will be positively valued.
Skills: Capacity to adapt to changes and prioritize tasks will be a plus.
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENTITLEMENTS:
Working conditions: Employed in compliance with Spanish legislation and regulations under a full-time contract. Employees receive the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
International Environment: The opportunity to join a prestigious international research institution and become a member of our administration team.
Continuous training in a high-quality environment.
HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION PROCESS:
Deadline for applications: 20/05/2022 (If no suitable candidate is found, the deadline will be extended)
Number of positions available: 1
Pre-selection: Will be based on CV, motivation letter and experience.
Interviews: Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.
Job offer: Will be sent to the successful candidate after the interview.
Note: The strengths and weaknesses of the applications will be provided upon request.
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