Project Development Manager Health/Agrofood - OnePlanet Research Center (32 - 40 hours per week)

Updated: 9 months ago
Deadline: 06 Jan 2020

  • 32 - 40 hours per week
  • Maximum gross monthly salary: € 5,656
  • Radboud Innovation
  • Job level: Research University Degree
  • Duration of the contract: 3 years, starting with a one-year contract
  • Application deadline: 6 January 2020


We are looking for

As a Project Development manager, you are responsible for the initiation, acquisition and creation of public funded projects in the Health domain of OnePlanet Research Center. These are public private partnership projects (PPS) funded by regional, national or European funding schemes such as EFRO, Interreg, NWO, TopSector, and EU.

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the successful creation of funded project proposals in the Health domain of OnePlanet.
  • Initiate ideas for public funded project proposals together with program management of OnePlanet.
  • Develop and build public-private project consortia.
  • Have a good overview of public funding possibilities for OnePlanet.
  • Manage and support the grant proposal process including writing, together with a team of scientist and Business developers.
  • Actively search for co-funding partners from industry, NGO's, knowledge institutes, and universities.
  • You can quickly derive a good overview of the Research groups and domains within Radboud University, Radboudumc, WUR, and imec.
  • Connect with grant offices/responsibles of imec, WUR and Radboud.
  • Connect with Business Development of OnePlanet, WUR and Radboud.
  • Connect with EU, National Ministries, and Regional governmental bodies on innovation calendars.

We ask
  • Academic degree (MSc or PhD) in science or health and/or proven experience and affinity with science or health.
  • More than 5 years of experience in the field of the development of public-private partnerships on regional, national and/or European level.
  • Up to date knowledge on relevant R&D subsidies.
  • You are comfortable and experienced in working with people at various management levels and know how to be persuasive with political and executive sensitivity.
  • Excellent communicator and listener.
  • Internal and external networking skills.
  • A team player, working closely with the OnePlanet program teams, Business Developers and other experts from Radboud, WUR, imec.
  • Dutch and English spoken and written fluency.

We are

Innovating towards a healthier future with chip and digital technology in agro, food and health
In 2050 we are expected to live with 10 billion people on this planet. To let all those people live and eat well, while they take care of our planet, we need groundbreaking, sustainable (technology) solutions. That's why we at OnePlanet Research Center try to find answers to the following question: What if we can measure and understand what is good for the world and for each individual person? In terms of food and agriculture and in terms of health?
At OnePlanet Research Center we don't just imagine it. We work on it. We dream ànd do. We investigate and develop digital technology in food, agriculture and health domains achieving behavior change. Change that is needed to create a healthier future, for our planet and for humanity.

OnePlanet Research Center: Innovation center for chip and digital technology in food and health
OnePlanet Research Center is a multidisciplinary collaboration agreement between Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Radboud University (RU), Radboudumc and imec. We use the latest chip and digital technology to create a society in which everyone can live a healthy life and has access to good and sufficient food. We initiate groundbreaking, fundamental and applied research, revolutionary innovations and smart product development. This is only possible by using and bringing together great ideas, innovations, and chip and digital technologies from different disciplines, and work closely together with the industry. We ensure that companies, education, researchers, social institutions and citizens work together. We combine specialisms from the fields of agriculture, food and health and turn dreams into feasible solutions that contribute to a more sustainable society.


Radboud University

We want to get the best out of science, others and ourselves. Why? Because this is what the world around us desperately needs. Leading research and education make an indispensable contribution to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. This is what unites the more than 22,000 students and 5,000 employees at Radboud University. And this requires even more talent and collaboration. You have a part to play!


We offer
  • Employment: 32 - 40 hours per week.
  • A maximum gross monthly salary of € 5.656 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 12 ).
  • The exact salary depends on the candidate's qualifications and amount of relevant professional experience.
  • In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Duration of the contract: 3 years, starting with a one-year contract.
  • You will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service : our Dual Career Officer will assist with family-related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation.
  • Are you interested in our excellent employment conditions ?

Would you like more information?
For more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Gertjan Bögels, Acting Director
Tel.: +31 6 25766044
Email: g.bogels@ru.nl

Thea van Kemenade, Director of Health, OnePlanet Research Center
Tel.: +31 6 51132812
Email: thea.vankemenade@ru.nl


Apply directly

Please address your application to Gertjan Bögels and submit it, using the application button, no later than 6 January 2020, 23:59 Amsterdam Time Zone.   

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We drafted this vacancy to find and hire our new colleague ourselves. Recruitment agencies are kindly requested to refrain from responding.


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