Job opportunity – Scientific Project Manager on Disaster and Crisis Management

The I-SENSE Group of the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) invites all interested persons to express their interest for the positions of Scientific Project Managers, who will be employed via work contracts in one or more projects implemented by the institute, aiming to permanent collaborations.

About us:

The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) is ranked in the top list of European Research Institutes being very active in a number of Research Areas, focusing amongst others in Crisis and Disaster Management,  Critical Infrastructure Protection, Public Safety, Cybersecurity, Earth Observations, Intelligent Transport Systems  and developing solutions in scientific areas such as Smart and Integrated Systems, IoT Systems and applications, Communication Platforms and Interoperability, Mixed Reality, Data Fusion and AI/ML. I-SENSE is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best associates by offering an inspiring and inclusive workplace, in which talent and hard work are truly recognized, developed and rewarded.

The position responsibilities will include the following:

  • Coordination/Management activities for EC-funded and national Research and Innovation Projects with the main focus but not limited to Crisis and Disaster Management and CBRN-E
  • Managing cross-discipline and co-located project teams for internal or project level activities
  • Planning and Tracking project schedule and major outcomes (incl. deliverables and milestones)
  • Supervision, coordination and/or execution of project related, or non-project related technical tasks
  • Handling of communication both within the group and with external partners (academia/research, industrial, public authorities)
  • Reporting on both technical and management level on the projects on the level of deliverables, technical and management reports
  • Steering and collaboration in R&D proposal preparation activities and innovation management activities
  • Participation in outreach activities such as conferences and workshops


  • Engineering or Science Degree (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Computer Science etc. including also Mechanical and Chemical Engineering or Physics)

Technical Expertise:

  • Good understanding of the state-of-the-art information technologies in several of the following domains:  Embedded Hardware, Internet of Things, Data analytics and Machine Learning, Cloud and Edge Computing
  • Good understanding of sensing technologies and sensor integration aspects
  • Experience in CBRN-E related threats, technologies and relevant procedures will be considered as a significant asset
  • Ability to generate research and promote technology transfer and entrepreneurship

Required Skills:

  • Ability to manage and control project management responsibilities including project objectives, requirements and constraints
  • Ability to derive technical objectives from application requirements and coordinate local development teams to fulfill those objectives
  • Superb organizational skills, keen attention to detail and a proactive and responsible character
  • Previous experience on HORIZON Research and Funding Frameworks and similar (EC-Funded projects) will be considered as an asset
  • Previous experience on coordinating EC-funded projects will be considered as a significant asset
  • Excellent written and oral English language communication skills
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project)
  • Excellent presentation skills and a proactive character

The I-SENSE group offers a great career environment in applied research opening up the employers’ horizon to an international career. The employee would have the opportunity to work in an inter-disciplinary group while cooperating with major research/academic institutions and well-known companies in Europe and beyond. The positions offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Continuous learning (with the most modern methods)
  • Interesting and challenging work within large-scale projects
  • International dynamic, fast-paced working environment
  • Opportunity to work in a diverse environment with talented colleagues
  • A clear path of progression, tailored to your talents and ambitions
  • Opportunities to travel abroad

The CV and application must be submitted via email at:

For more information, please call at +30-2107722398.

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