Research Project Assistant - Digital Circular Economy

Engineering and/or Technology, Mathematics and/or Informatics, Natural Sciences
Belgium
Brussels
Period: 
1 Apr, 2020 to 31 Oct, 2020
Deadline: 
31 Mar, 2020


General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Veltha is an international not-for-profit organization based in Brussels. Veltha works on a paradigm change to ensure sustainable development. We are a leading organisation at EU research and policy level with a global mission: to bridge the gap between stakeholders, researchers and policymakers in order to identify actual needs, urgent research topics and non-physical barriers for the transition towards a circular economy.

 

We're looking for and self-motivated student who has a personal interest in the area of climate change and circular economy who can help us with a research project on digital circular economy.
 

List of potential tasks:

- Adhere to data collection and management procedures to prepare, collect, record and input data.

- Collect annual reports and detailed budgets for proposal inclusion.

- Coordinator with investigators to create research proposals and interface with funding agencies to exchange information.

- Support study participant activities to include hiring, communication, screening and orientation.

- Coordinate with external vendors and schedule appointments.

- Oversee vendor performance to ensure timelines and quality.

- Maintain automated databases to report and comply.

- Develop reports and correspondence independently.

- Research new equipment purchases and recommend supervisor’s consideration.

- Coordinate travel needs, schedules and meetings and develop documents and monitor production activities.

- Manage project file systems and involve in project related calls.

- Ensure proper state of change requests and document them.

- Interact with engineering managers, engineers and technicians to create documentation.

- Handle new projects set up and take off and support the preparation of closeout documents.

- Coordinate with project teams on tasks as per objectives.

 

Knowledge of Dutch is a bonus point!

Compensation: 
No financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 
No
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: 
Master