Two-year externally funded contract, with possibility of renewal
As soon as possible
University of Geneva, Rectorate
As part of the expansion of its institutional management system, the University of Geneva seeks a Project Head to assist the University Presidency (Rectorate), especially for creating an information system dealing with scientific research and teaching activities.
The Project Head will be expected to work closely with the members of the University’s decision-making bodies.
Main duties :
Supporting the University Presidency, during the conception phase, in formalization and implementation of a new information system of academic performance indicators, required for the global institutional reporting and decision making process
Learning the elements of the existing information system in order to determine the strategic milestones to be met as regards decision-making IT
Setting out the functional requirements for the production of the statistics, reports and balanced scorecards necessary to assess the institution’s research and teaching activities
Evaluating the human and financial resources needed for the various stages of a given project
Providing planning, coordination, impetus and motivation for the various interdisciplinary groups involved
Promoting projects by means of targeted comunication to the parties concerned
Reporting on progress to management and controlling authorities
University education at the doctorate level, preferably in a scientific discipline, with a specialization in information systems and project management.
You have :
A background in scientific research and university teaching
A good knowledge of the various international systems of evaluation of academic performance (e.g. research and/or teaching assessment programmes in various countries, analyses of types of publications, ranking systems)
Confirmed experience as project head or business intelligence consultant
A flair for service and a knack with people, a gift for networking and negociation, the ability to work independently, team spirit and entrepreneurial talent
Excellent interpersonal and writing skills
We offer you a challenging position as assistant to the University Presidency, with strategic and operational responsabilities, in a stimulating environment.