Public tenders & procurement Internship

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Public tenders & procurement Internship

Closing Date

Monday, 17 February, 2020
Reference: 15_20_MNG_FIN_Intern
Job title: Public tenders & procurement Internship

About BSC

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 650 staff from 49 countries.

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Context And Mission

Support the tenders unit with a legal profile for the management of the public procurement records of the Center.

Key Duties

  • Prepare and validate all documents related to public procurements, from the justification of the need to proceed with the contracting and drafting of the administrative clauses
  • Elaboration of awarded contracts
  • Interlocution with the State Advocacy for the coordination of reports and actions related to the tenders and other legal issues
  • Legal assistance at the contract tables with voice and vote
  • Review of the legal and administrative documentation provided by the companies participating in the tenders
  • Updating and monitoring of Tenders electronic portal and management of electronic notifications binding
  • Updating of internal regulations and public procurement manuals.
  • Resolution of incidents and issues raised regarding public contracting
  • Registration of credit reserves to cover new contract's costs in SAP B1 system and registration of validity of contracts
  • General support of the purchasing management area and reporting of activity indicators


  • Education
    • University Law degree
    • Or another training related to Public Law (contracting and public administration management knowledge)
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • No required experience
  • Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Knowledge of the legal regulations of public entities and administrative procedures will be assessed
  • Competences
    • The level of English, oral and written should be high and will be assessed
    • High organizational capacity
    • Attention to detail and meticulousness
    • Proactivity and initiative
    • Ability to work in a team


  • The position will be located at BSC within the Management Department
  • We offer a part-time or full-time contract (depending on the selected candidate), a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours and extensive training plan.
  • Duration: Temporary - 6 months renewable
  • Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
  • Ideal starting date: 03/02/2020

Applications Procedure

All applications must include:

  • A Cover Letter with a statement of interest in English, including two contacts for further references - Applications without this document will not be considered

  • A full CV in English including contact details


The vacancy will remain open until suitable candidate has been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment

BSC-CNS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable state or local law.
This position is reserved for candidates who meet the requirements and have the legal status of disabled persons with a degree of disability equal to or greater than 33%. In case there are no applicants with disabilities that meet the requirements, the rest of the candidates without declared disability will be evaluated.

Application Form

Please, upload your CV document using the following name structure: Name_Surname_CV
Files must be less than 3 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
Please, upload your CV document using the following name structure: Name_Surname_CoverLetter
Files must be less than 3 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx zip.
Please, upload your CV document using the following name structure: Name_Surname_OtherDocument
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx rar tar zip.
** Consider that the information provided in relation to gender and nationality will be used solely for statistical purposes.