Project Manager

Applications until October 26

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is a private institution whose fundamental purpose is to improve people’s quality of life through art, charity, science, and education. The Foundation carries out its activities from its headquarters in Lisbon and its branches in Paris and London.

We are seeking a Project Manager for the Grants team, which will be responsible for ensuring the coordination of projects and their various stages until their completion, following standards, procedures, and regulations, ensuring compliance with deadlines, budgets, and the quality of the activities and initiatives developed.

Contract conditions:  Permanent employment contract.

Main responsibilities

Application Analysis

Mange and analyse the grant application process, including the verification of eligibility requirements.

Project, Activity, and Event Management and Monitoring

Manage, monitor and oversee ongoing grant programs, activities, and events to ensure their procedural compliance and ensure the quality of their development and execution.

Continuously evaluate grant programs, identify any deviations/areas for improvement, and define and implement corrective measures to ensure that projects proceed according to established quality and financial parameters.

Information Management

Analyse, validate and confirm information, data, invoices, and documentation related to the development of various grant programs to support management processes and decision-making, enhancing reliability, robustness, and minimizing risks.

Coordination with other organizational units

Coordinate and communicate with different areas and organizational units of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, requesting or providing necessary information, data, or documentation for the development of activities in other areas or units to ensure internal alignment and cohesion.

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in similar roles
  • Excellent communication skills and good analytical and teamwork skills, as well as initiative and autonomy
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken Portuguese and English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools

We welcome applications from the widest possible range of people, regardless of their age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, disability, or incapacity, especially those which identify with under-represented groups at the Foundation.


Updated on 13 october 2023

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