Purpose of Position:

We have an exciting opportunity for an EU Project Manager to join the prestigious Cloud Competency Centre (CCC) at the National College of Ireland (NCI). As the EU Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the implementation of European projects involving the CCC, ensuring their successful execution.

The Cloud Competency Centre (CCC) at NCI is a renowned research centre dedicated to pushing the boundaries of technology. We specialize in bridging various areas such as high-performance computing, parallel processing, open data, distributed ledger technologies, and data analytics. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and cutting-edge research.

At the CCC, we recognise the evolving landscape of work and understand the importance of providing a work environment that accommodates the needs and preferences of our diverse team. We firmly believe that offering flexible working conditions is essential for attracting successful candidates from industry as well as leading researchers from academia.

Here at the CCC, our commitment to flexibility goes beyond location. We understand that individuals have different working styles, rhythms, and personal commitments. As such, we encourage flexible work hours, enabling our team members to adapt their schedules to suit their individual needs, as long as the required outcomes and deadlines are met. This flexibility ensures that you have the autonomy to structure your workday effectively, allowing for optimal productivity and personal well-being.

Furthermore, we provide the necessary tools and technologies to facilitate seamless collaboration and communication. Our state-of-the-art digital infrastructure allows remote team members to participate fully in meetings, discussions, and project collaborations, ensuring that the distance does not hinder the exchange of ideas and knowledge.

Reporting to:

Head of the Cloud Competency Centre

Key Relationships: 

  • Head of Cloud Competency Centre
  •  NCI EU Funded Project Investigators
  • School of Computing staff
  •  Dean of School of Computing
  • Vice President Academic Affairs and Research

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the progress of three existing EU-funded projects, ensuring milestones and deliverables are met.
  • Organize and manage project activities, identifying and mitigating risks.
  • Network across the European ICT sector, developing partnerships for new project proposals.
  • Facilitate the development of spin-off projects resulting from project activities.
  • Enhance the research and innovation profile of the Cloud Competency Centre.
  • Collaborate on EU project activities in Ireland and potentially abroad.
  • Undertake additional duties as assigned by the Head of the Cloud Competency Centre.
  • Prepare technical interim and final reports, ensuring accurate and timely deliverables.

Qualifications & Experience Required:

As the EU Project Manager, you will have a diverse range of responsibilities that contribute to the success of our European projects:

  • Relevant computing education and documented work experience, preferably with an advanced degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline.
  • Exceptional organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Experience in Project Management processes and familiarity with open-source tools.
  • International exposure to best practices in project management or relevant international experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build productive relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience in industrial collaborations and knowledge transfer activities.
  • Proficiency in EU project planning principles and techniques.

42 Month Fixed Term Contract 


€60,412 Per annum (Academic II Salary band)

Annual Leave: 

34 days per annum pro rata


Full time

Application Process:

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and CV both in PDF format ONLY, quoting reference number: NCI 1045 to: recruitment-cdolan@ncirl.ie by 5:00 pm, 7th June 2023.

Note: The functions and responsibilities assigned to the EU Project Manager are based on the current stated role and objectives of the College. These functions and responsibilities may alter in line with any change in the role and objectives of the College.

The successful applicant will be subject to Garda Vetting and must not have any convictions under the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

The Importance of Confidentiality

We would like to assure you that protecting confidentiality is our number one priority. You can expect that all enquires, applications and all aspects of the proceedings are treated as strictly confidential and are not disclosed to anyone, outside those directly involved in that aspect of the process.

Candidates' Obligations

In submitting a completed Curriculum Vitae and supporting documentation, candidates are declaring:

  • That all the particulars furnished in their application are true and correct without omission and that they are aware of the qualifications and particulars for this position.
  • That to the best of their knowledge that there is nothing in relation to their conduct, character or personal background of any nature that would adversely affect the position of trust in which they would be placed by virtue of this appointment.
  • Their irrevocable consent to NCI making such enquiries as deemed necessary in respect of their suitability for the post in respect of which their application is made.
  • Their acceptance and confirmation of the entitlement of NCI, as appropriate to, reject their application, or to terminate their employment (in the event of a contract of employment having been entered into on foot of this competition) if they have omitted to furnish NCI with any information relevant to their application or their continued employment or where they have made any false statement or misrepresentation relevant to this application or their continuing employment with the College. #

Candidates should note that they may be required to submit documentary evidence in support of any particulars given by them in their application for the post.

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NCI conducts recruitment processes to fill vacancies within the college. When applying for these competitions applicants are asked to submit a range of documents, e.g., a completed application form, CV and/or a personal statement or cover letter. For the purposes of recruitment activities, we will not collect any personal data that we do not need to assess your candidature for a role with us.

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Applicants can withdraw their consent for the processing of their personal data at any time by notifying the College. It is important to note that withdrawal of consent prior to the completion of the process will be considered as a withdrawal of the application.

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People who are directly employed by NCI and are based in Ireland process all the personal data collected for both recruitment and HR purposes.


HR draft up the shortlisting documents and provide the initial screening to determine if a person meets the essential criteria of the competition. A shortlisting panel is generally made up of two senior grade staff members from the relevant department for which the role is being recruited.

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Where you have been successfully shortlisted for a post, each interview panel member will be furnished with a copy of the relevant information of those who will be attending interview in order that they can review applications in advance of the interview process. All such information will be returned to NCI and shredded following the competition process. Some of the interview panel will be external interviewers, who are not employees of NCI but are engaged for the purpose and are strictly subject to the rules and policies of the College.


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NCI Information Governance and Data Protection Officer

National College of Ireland, Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1

Tel (Direct): + 353 1 4498 523 ; Tel (Reception): + 353 1 4498 500

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National College of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and is a Member of the Athena SWAN Charter. NCI is committed to serving our diverse community and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

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