Offer Description

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Full dedication (37.5h/week) | Flexible working conditions | Competitive salary

CIT UPC is looking for seasoned candidates with a high degree of proactivity to join its European Projects division. The selected candidate will:
i) provide daily support in the different tasks carried out by the European Projects division, such as the identification of R&D co-funding opportunities, the contact with potential partners and the elaboration of top-quality proposals, and
ii) support the team in the upcoming Programa Universidad-Empresa, aiming to contribute to its success.


• Follow-up and identification of funding opportunities, incl. Horizon Europe, Interreg, LIFE, etc.
• Preparation of collaborative R&D proposals, incl. conceptualization of project ideas, contact with potential partners, elaboration of work plans & budgets, as well as proposal writing.
• Continuous contact with UPC research centers to get first-hand knowledge of their R&D lines, advising them about opportunities related to European calls.
• Execution of additional EU innovation and/or technology transfer projects in which CIT UPC participates, incl. project implementation and related administrative tasks.
• Organization and participation in events (seminars, workshops, infodays) to promote networking and the potential generation of relevant projects.
• Support in the execution/implementation of European projects where CIT UPC is a partner.


• We are looking for candidates with a Master Degree, preferably in ICT, Materials, Environmental or Industrial Engineering.
• We seek candidates with, ideally, some 5-10 years of experience in private companies, consultancies, universities and/or technology centers, performing functions of a similar nature.
• We are looking for candidates who are fluent in English (spoken and written), with a minimum level equivalent to C1 Cambridge English: Advanced – note that a level test will be conducted. Fluency in Spanish is a must.
• A thorough knowledge of EU R&D co-funding programs is essential, with special emphasis on Horizon Europe; knowledge of other programs (Interreg, LIFE, Eurostars...) will be also valued.
• We expect candidates to have the ability to write complex technological texts in English, as well as good public speaking skills.
• Knowledge of R&D processes in both industrial and academic ecosystems is an added value.
• We are looking for results-oriented candidates with a high level of autonomy and proactivity.
• Willingness to travel and, ideally, driving license.


CIT UPC, the Technology Center of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), is a private foundation which mission is to transfer knowledge and technology to the industrial community and to society at large. CIT UPC employees undergo continuous training in the areas of innovation and technology transfer through e.g. their participation in relevant EU projects, allowing them to be at the forefront of knowledge in these fields. CIT UPC offers a competitive salary with great flexibility and additional social benefits. Further information about CIT UPC can be found here. Contact us at:

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