Project manager P4F


We are looking for a task-resolution oriented team player with constructive work attitude and positive thinking to manage a 5-year postdoctoral MSCA COFUND programme Physics for Future (P4F). In the course of the project, FZU research groups will be joined by 60 postdoctoral researchers to work on projects of their choice. They will be recruited in two calls in an open, transparent, merit-based, selection process. The P4F programme offers a carefully designed combination of advanced scientific, transferable and soft skill training with embedded outlook towards new tools & technologies.


What it entails:

  • Ensure implementation of the P4F programme and its activities
  • Support the programme coordinator in all aspects of the project management
  • Collaborate with involved service departments (Research, HR, Training and Education, Payroll, Legal, Library, Technology Transfer)
  • Communicate with fellows, supervisors and P4F committees
  • Liaise with partner organizations
  • Initiate tasks, collect necessary information and identify process needs and risks
  • Ensure monthly budget reporting and maintain overview of the project workflow
  • Follow the funder’s requirements while adhering to the regulations
  • Deliver reports to the European Commission

What we expect:

  • 5year experience in large collaborative project management (national, EU, ESIF)
  • Knowledge of project management tools and online based tools
  • Excellent multitasking skills
  • Strong communication skills – ability to communicate with different groups of stakeholders
  • Proven organisational skills including attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize work
  • Excellent written and spoken English, at least level C1

We welcome:

  • Experience with managing educational programmes
  • University degree related to project management

What we offer:

  • You will join a new international project with focus on excellence
  • Inclusive, multicultural, creative, and highly motivating environment
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Other benefits such as Multisport card, meal allowance, kindergarten, etc.

Other information:

Contract type: project based, fixed term contract, 5 years

FTE: 1,0 (negotiable)

Location: Prague, Czechia

Contact: daceva [at] fzu [dot] cz


Motivation Letter


Two reference contacts


Please, submit your application no later than September 30, 2022.  Early application is encouraged.

About us:

FZU is the largest employer of physicists in Czechia. The scope of its research spans both theory and experiment and can be broadly divided into: Particle Physics and Cosmology, Solid State Physics, Optics, Laser and Plasma Physics. We are forward-looking research institution of 1300 professionals, with large international research force, bilingual communication in place (CZ/ENG), endorsing excellence, innovation, and interdisciplinarity. If you would like to know more visit our home page.