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Project manager for the European CSA QUCATS (M/W)

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Français - Anglais

Date Limite Candidature : jeudi 8 septembre 2022

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General information

Reference : UMR8501-PATGEO0-014
Workplace : PALAISEAU
Date of publication : Thursday, July 28, 2022
Type of Contract : FTC Technical / Administrative
Contract Period : 36 months
Expected date of employment : 1 September 2022
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Depends on experience, according to the IR grid of CNRS (Ingénieur de Recherche, between 2536 and 3094 € )
Desired level of education : Higher than 5-year university degree
Experience required : 1 to 4 years


The CSA (Coordination and Support Action) QUCATS project is financed by the European Commission for about 6.5 M€ for a period of three years, subject to interim reviews. Its objective is to implement the European policy of support and monitoring of research and innovation activities in the field of Quantum Technologies. Appropriate tools for communication, training and valorisation will have to be set up by the project partners, then monitored and stimulated.
Within the framework of the QUCATS project, and under the direction of the coordinator, the project manager will supervise the project and participate in the coordination of all the actors involved. He/she will contribute to the implementation of the support and follow-up policy of all European activities in the field of Quantum Technologies, in accordance with the project objectives.


- To assist the CSA coordinator in the strategic and scientific tasks of the project.
- To ensure and optimize the links between the 11 project partners, the European Commission, and the other authorities involved in the development of Quantum Technologies in Europe.
- To organize and report on regular (weekly) meetings between the different stakeholders of the project, and the national and European organizations involved: agendas and convocations, preparation of documents, dissemination of information, drafting of minutes and records of decisions.
- Ensure the proper functioning of a collaborative work platform, with the project leaders.
- In liaison with the project partners, participate in the organization of training, awareness and information activities (events, media), and promotion.
- Ensure the follow-up of the execution of the project missions and of the budget, in connection with the CNRS (DR04) which is the legal organization in charge of the project.
- Ensure compliance with the obligations described in the grant agreement and the consortium agreement
- Organize and follow up internal project meetings, ensure that deadlines and commitments are met.
- Organize and carry out the reporting to the EC, in collaboration with the project coordinator.


- Excellent command of English, as well as a good level of French, spoken and written, are essential
- Ability to develop and write briefing notes and position papers (English and French)
- Mastery of office automation tools, and project management methods and tools (including website)
- Mastery of planning and reporting techniques and methods
- Knowledge of team and meeting management techniques
- Ability to work independently and to report on one's activity
- Ability to work in a team and in a multicultural context
- Ability to listen and communicate, dynamism, organization, team spirit
- A good knowledge of the organization and functioning of European framework programs (currently Horizon Europe) and other associated programmatic tools is desirable.
- A good knowledge of the organization and functioning of public research institutions is desirable, including possibly their accounting and fiscal regulations.
- Knowledge of the administrative, financial and contractual regulations relating to public research establishments

Work Context

Place of work : Laboratoire Charles Fabry, UMR8501, Institut d'Optique Graduate School, 2 av. Fresnel, 91127 Palaiseau.

The Charles Fabry Laboratory (LCF) is a joint research unit between the CNRS, the Institut d'Optique Graduate School (IOGS) and the University of Paris-Saclay. It is composed of about 130 members including 59 permanent staff (researchers, professors, engineers and technicians) and about 65 non-permanent staff (interns, PhD students, post-doctoral fellows, engineers) whose activities cover the field of optics (quantum optics, lasers, atomic optics, nanophotonics, nonlinear optics, measurement instruments, imaging, biophotonics, XUV optics, industrial photonics). The laboratory is located at IOGS in Palaiseau (91) within the Paris-Saclay campus.
The project manager is assigned to the Quantum Optics group and placed under the direction of the coordinator of the European QUCATS project who is the head of the Foundations team of the Quantum Optics group.

Constraints and risks

- Travel in Europe is to be expected

Additional Information

CSA project funded by the Horizon Europe framework programme.

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