Administrative Support

Publish date February 8th 2019
NºRef. 3/2019



IREC is looking for an Administrative Support to the Catalan Energy Research Network (E4S) Project number PR0658, managed and coordinated by IREC.

The successful candidate will be associated to the Administrative and Research Management Department, and will support the promoter of E4S of the Corporate Development and Knowledge & Technology Transfer (KTT) team.

Main functions: the position is to provide administrative support to the following tasks

- Promotion and coordination of the network: preparation and organization of meetings with the governing bodies, E4S Network coordination, documentation management, etc.
- Technical-economical justifications and data and indicators maintenance of the E4S Network.
- Directly support the promoter of the E4S network in all the principal tasks, which are:
    • Identification of research results with transfer potential.
    • Preparation of the portfolio of products and services susceptible of being valued.
    • Advice on the process of valorization and transfer.
    • Market studies and activities with a marketing potential of technology or knowledge.
    • Studies of Patentability.
    • Specific training on activities related with the recovery and the evaluation program.
    • Activities that lead to significantly increase the technological maturity level (TRL)  and the social maturity level (SRL) of technologies or knowledge
    • Plan for the commercialization of technology or knowledge and activities that allow validation with real data of the business model.
    • Development of the financial structure and promote the search of investors and partners for the creation of technology-based companies (EBT).
    • Coordination of projects of valorization and transfer between different entities.
    • Other actions that have the clear objective of promoting and supporting the transfer of knowledge, such as communication and dissemination of products and services of the network.


- University Degree
- Good level of English and Catalan
- Experience in administration, accounting procedures and data base management
- Experience in MS Office tools, especially Excel

- Experience in SAP.
- Knowledge of the Catalan research system and energy research institutions

Personal Skills:
- Self-motivated
- Good communication skills
- Team worker
- Results-oriented
- Analytical thinking
- Negotiation skills


Salary will be paid in accordance with the IREC’s salary policy, depending on the candidate’s qualification and professional experience.

Interested applicants should send their CV and a motivation letter to Aquesta adreça electrònica s'està protegint contra robots de correu brossa, necessiteu que el JavaScript estigui habilitat per a mostrar-la indicating “Energy Business Network E4S (2019/3)” in the subject.

Deadline for applications: March 3rd 2019

This position could be co-financed by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER) through different programs for the promotion and management of research networks in Catalonia.