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Energy Research Network manager

Resolution date July 16th 2018


Publish date April 3rd 2018
N.Ref 11/2018


IREC is looking for a manager of the Catalan Energy Research Network. The professional will be integrated within the IREC’s Corporate Development and Knowledge & Technology Transfer (KTT) team taking responsibilities in the preparation, promotion and management of the Catalan Energy Research Network. This research network has the objective of clustering and promoting knowledge and technology transfer activities of Catalan research groups in the field of energy in Catalonia.  In particular, tasks will be addressed to the network partners including promotion of knowledge transfer between partners, development of common strategies and best practices in KTT activities (technology scouting, IP valorization and management, etc), direct support to research groups in KTT activities, organization of events and training programs, communication and dissemination events, collaboration with third parties (investors, acceleration entities, industry, others).

This professional must have extended experience in the field of energy (or equivalent) research environment, he/she must be highly skilled in management of collaboration projects and programs with research institutions, KTT activities, communication and events organization, definition and implementation of collaboration programs with industry. Capacity to work in a team, flexible, service oriented, innovative, with initiative and problem solving skills. High level of communication and negotiation skills are mandatory.


- University Degree in Science, Engineering or Technology related to energy
- Proven experience in scientific and technology research institutions in the field of energy (advanced materials for energy, renewable energies, smart grids, energy efficiency, etc.)
- Proven experience in management and participation in research networks and programs
- Background and/or experience in IP management and KTT activities
- Background and/or experience in communication, social networks, events organization and dissemination activities
- High proficiency in English language
- High proficiency in MS Office tools and management tools.

- PhD in Science, engineering and/or Technology related to energy
- Background in IP management, legal and/or KTT activities
- Knowledge and/or experience with IP evaluation and management tools
- Experience in research-industry collaboration projects and programs
- Extended knowledge and/or experience on advanced materials for energy, renewable energies, smart grids, energy efficiency and/or energy sector
- Proven experience in negotiation, relationship with industry
- Knowledge of the Catalan research system and energy research institutions

Personal Skills:
- Self-motivated and open-minded
- Good communication skills
- Team Worker.
- Results-oriented.
- Analytical and synthesis capabilities.
- Negotiation skills


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

Send applications by email directly to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it indicate in the subject "Energy Research Network manager (N.Ref 11/2018)", including:

- A motivation letter with reasons for applying, relevant experience, qualifications and value proposition related to the vacancy
- Curriculum vitae with personal, academic and professional data.

Deadline for applications: May 11, 2018

This positions 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.