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European and International Grants Officer (1 FTE)

Vacature nummer
22-520 12483
Niet-wetenschappelijke functies
Intern , Extern
Den Haag
Publicatie datum
1 september 2022
20 september 2022 Vacature gesloten

Faculty Governance and Global Affairs, Institute of Security and Global Affairs,

Vacancy number 22-520 12483 

 For the Research Support Team, we are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated

European and International Grants Officer (1 FTE)

 The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) of Leiden University is inviting applications for the position of European and International Grants Officer to work as part of the Institute’s Research Support Team (RST). The successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Grant Manager, the other members of the RST, institute management and with relevant financial and administrative contacts at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA) as well as Leiden University Research and Impact Services (LURIS) to advance, support and guide the Institute’s acquisition and implementation of research and in particular its European and international funding streams.

Key responsibilities 

  • Monitoring European and international funding opportunities of all relevant funding agencies, as well as private grant funding, in close collaboration with the RST, faculty, LURIS;
  • Identifying research and education grant calls relevant for research groups within ISGA;
  • Supporting international consortium-building for the purposes of successful grant and project applications;
  • Supporting grant applications and advising researchers on drafting proposals;
  • Implementing grants with the RST and support scientific staff in managing and reaching core grant milestones;
  • Drafting project interim and progress reports;
  • Managing grant budgets and processes;
  • Liaising closely with relevant colleagues and offices across Leiden university in all matters of European and international grant implementation.

 Selection criteria

  • Minimum of graduate degree in disciplines related to the work of ISGA;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in supporting European grant applications and advising on externally funded projects;
  • Proven experience working on any of the following frameworks: Horizon Europe (Pillar I – ERC, MSCA; Pillar II;) Erasmus+ (Key Actions 2,3; Jean Monnet) demonstrated by named projects and the individual role in each project;
  • Strong analytical skills, organized, able to keep track of multiple projects at the same time;
  • Project management experience, particularly with large scale projects;
  • Ability to advise on research- and education-related grants;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and Sharepoint;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proactive attitude;
  • Ability to multitask and work independently and collaboratively, as part of the team;
  • Able to set and meet weekly, monthly or quarterly deadlines;
  • An excellent command of English in written and spoken word.

Our organisation
Science for and about society is the domain of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA). FGGA provides high-quality interdisciplinary education and research on social and governance issues such as terrorism, organisation of public administration, climate change and economic crises.

 Contemporary issues are approached from an administrative, political, economic, legal and sociological perspective. This interdisciplinary approach gives the faculty's education and research a cross-border character.

 The Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA) is one of the seven faculties of Leiden University and is based in The Hague.

The FGGA is a young, enterprising and innovative organisation that is growing rapidly. The faculty has three scientific institutes, two centres, 3500 students and 330 staff members.

For more information about the faculty click here.

Institute of Security and Global Affairs
The Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) is a scientific institute that focuses on multidisciplinary research and education within the international scientific field of security studies. ISGA analyses and studies issues in a coherent way from their local transnational and global impact. 

 Researchers at our institute are engaged in interdisciplinary research and teaching within the international scientific field of security studies. The approach to issues of security is glocal, that is to say that the local, national, transnational and global impact are studied and analysed in conjunction with each other.

 ISGA operates from The Hague, the third major city of the Netherlands, center of  national governance  and International City of Peace, Justice and Security.For further information, visit https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/governance-and-global-affairs/institute-of-security-and-global-affairs

Terms and conditions
The successful candidate will be part of an ambitious and dynamically growing Institute. You will initially be appointed for one year, but with the possibility and intention to turn the position into a permanent one, based on funding and performance.

 The salary ranges from € 2,818 to € 3,764 gross per month (pay scale 8, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).

Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3 %), training and career development and sabbatical leave. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. More at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at/job-application-procedure-and-employment-conditions

 This position is situated within Leiden University’s Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA), part of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA) and based in The Hague.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Leiden University. Leiden University is committed to becoming an inclusive community which enables all students and staff to feel valued and respected and to develop their full potential. Diversity in experiences and perspectives enriches our teaching and strengthens our research. High quality teaching and research is inclusive.

Enquiries about the position can be made via email to Silviu Piros, Head of the RST at s.piros@fgga.leidenuniv.nl

Please submit online your application no later than September 20th, 2022 via the blue button in our application system. Envisaged starting date is 1 October 2022.

Applicants should submit please ensure that you upload the following documents:

  • Motivation letter;
  • Curriculum vitae.

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.

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