Training Officer (Castiel project)

Job Reference

279_20_DIR_ET_TO

Position

Training Officer (Castiel project)

Closing Date

Wednesday, 30 September, 2020
Reference: 279_20_DIR_ET_TO
Job title: Training Officer (Castiel project)

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

We are looking for an Administrative Officer to work in the Education and Training Team of BSC.
The Education and Training Team is responsible to coordinate the training and education activities, conduct educational research and develop opportunities for collaboration with other leading High Performance Computing (HPC) and Supercomputing centers in the areas of education, training and mobility.
The main responsibility of the position will be to ensure the smooth and effective functioning of the administration of the department, including all the events organized. Also, she/he will have to provide administrative support for all the international programs/projects.

Key Duties

  • Provide administrative support for the department and manage the communication with students, participants, lecturers and administration
  • Prepare and support meetings, support training events for different audiences and the organization of other activities of Education & Training
  • Market research of training opportunities
  • Manage in-house training facilities
  • Provide administrative support in the preparation of international projects on the issues of Education & Training

Requirements

  • Education
    • University degree at MSc level or equivalent
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • 1-2 years of prior experience in a similar job position
    • Proven experience in Education / Training management and organization
  • Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Good skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint or equivalents)
    • Knowledge of scientific topics would be highly appreciated
    • Experience in event organization would be a plus
  • Competences
    • Excellent spoken and written languages knowledge: English, Spanish
    • Any other European language would be a plus
    • Excellent organization skills to handle multiple assignments
    • Strong communication skills
    • Team player and ability to work in autonomy
    • Ability to create and update records and databases with personnel, financial and other data
    • Submit timely reports and prepare presentations/proposals as assigned
    • Support budgeting and bookkeeping procedures
    • Good skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint or equivalents)

Conditions

  • The position will be located at BSC within the Directors Department
  • We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures
  • Duration: Temporary - 1 year 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
  • Starting date: as soon as possible

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

Deadline

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.

Application Form

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