Senior Project Manager Research Grants

Our Company

The European Hematology Association (EHA) is a non-profit organization located in The Hague which serves medical professionals, researchers, and scientists with an active interest in hematology. We are proud to be the largest European-based organization connecting hematologists worldwide to support career development and research, harmonize hematology education, and advocate for hematologists and hematology. EHA is governed by the EHA Board and supported in its activities by various committees. An international team of 30 staff members work in a dynamic, results-driven and open environment and take pride in serving the association in an efficient manner.

For our Research and Mentoring Unit, we are looking for a talented, self-starting, and experienced

Senior Project Manager Research Grants (32-40 hours)

Job description

As a senior project manager, you will be managing and operating  EHA’s Research Grants portfolio. You will connect and collaborate with grantees, reviewers and EHA’s Fellowships & Grants Committee. You will ensure processes are transparent and be responsible for appropriate grants management. Tasks include reviewing grant applications, supporting applicants in the process, and supporting the Fellowships & Grants committee in the review and selection of winners. Moreover, your input and insights will be vital for the development of the portfolio. You will be working with Finance and Legal to ensure funding agreements are in place, and will administer and monitor grants according to the disbursement schedule set. You will work on business development with the sponsorship department to identify and engage potential research funders within Europe.

In your daily activity you will coordinate with the Manager of Talent Accelerator programs and report to the Head of Research and Mentoring.

Your Profile

You have a PhD in fundamental or translational research and a passion for career development for researchers in hematology and a curiosity about developments in research. Transparency in processes, as well as fair-play, are important to you. You have broad experience with grants management systems and are familiar with the European research funding landscape.

Result-oriented, decisive and tactful are words to describe you. You act with the organization’s mission and goals at the forefront of your mind. You are detail oriented, without losing the overview and main objectives, and have a natural way of switching between an operational and strategic level.

You are an open and enthusiastic team player who motivates and encourages people to get the best out of themselves. Clarity and open communication are values of paramount importance to you. Your communication skills in English are excellent.

You feel comfortable in a small, but relatively complex, organization in which flexibility, collective responsibility and hands-on mentality are essential. Preferably, you have applied for different types of grants or have worked as a grants coordinator.

If you are an ambitious team player who enjoys supporting talented researchers in their research by working according to clear and transparent processes, then the role of Senior Project Manager Research Grants will fit your ambitions.

Our offer

A challenging role in an ambitious and growing international organization with a relevant mission. An independent job with an enthusiastic and hardworking team. The annual salary is competitive and is based on knowledge and experience. Secondary employment conditions are attractive and include 30 vacation days, a collective pension plan, 8% holiday allowance, commuting allowance and the possibility to follow courses that contribute to your personal development.

EHA is situated in the center of The Hague, near Central Station, and is easily accessible.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application to by March 2, 2020.

For questions, please contact the EHA Executive Office | +31 (0)70 3020 099