Work for us

We have 3 job openings:

  • Economist analyst
  • Infrastructure engineer
  • Programme management officer (intern)

Duties and responsibilities

  • Economic Analyst (Market Intelligence and Impact)
    Research information from internal and external databases, websites, journals and newspapers.
  • Design new methodologies to analyse Eureka's performance using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Contribute to the analysis of the effectiveness of different Eureka Secretariat activities (developing, implementing and monitoring related KPIs).
  • Contribute expertise on the potential impact of different proposed new activities and ideas.
  • Coordinate the data collection process in close collaboration with the different programme teams (Eurostars, Network Projects, Globalstars, Clusters).
  • In collaboration with Communications and IT colleagues, develop online data visualisation tools to communicate Eureka's activities and results to users in a clear and easy-to-understand form; ensure this information is kept up to date.
  • Take part in briefings for the development of bespoke presentations or data requests from colleagues (internal and network).
  • Advise and provide support to Eureka staff, Eureka countries and other external stakeholders in the effective use of quantitative information, methodology design and analysis strategy for various projects, produce reports and advise how this information can inform future decision (looking at economic trends, market behaviour etc.)

Ethics Evaluation and Monitoring Coordinator

Ethics evaluation activities: pre-call preparations; training/informing experts; project assignment; organisation ethics week; minute-taking.
Ethics monitoring: ca. 35 projects per bi-annual call; reporting (to EU Commission and network); follow-up monitoring during the duration of projects.

Qualifications and skills

Hard (technical) skills (i.e. specialist knowledge)

  • Strong in maths and statistics
  • Good knowledge of economics
  • Excellent command of MS Office package, especially Excel
    Business objects and statistical packages/visualisation tools such as Stata, R, Python and Tableau
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English is essential (including professional and technical/economic terminology).
  • Knowledge of any other European language is desirable.


Soft skills (abilities)

  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Enjoys being intellectually challenged and to solve problems creatively
  • Thorough and pays attention to detail
    Has ambition and a desire to succeed
    Can think and argue their case clearly using logic and reasoning

Education and experience

A degree in economics or a related subject, such as: statistics; mathematics; business studies; finance and accounting.

What we offer you

A starting salary of 34.800,00 euros gross p.a. and attractive extra-legal benefits.
Eureka strongly lives by the values of trust, transparency, passion, creativity, autonomy, collaboration, work-life balance and diversity across all our teams and our whole ecosystem of customers and partners.
An internal open-ended contract position in our department (CDI).
A nice and modern working environment, close to the centre of Brussels and the European quarter and easily reachable by public transport (Merode).

Application and closing date

Please apply by email, with your CV with covering letter, including your full name and ‘Economic Analyst (Market Intelligence and Impact)’ in the subject line of your mail to: jobs@eurekanetwork.org
By sending an application, candidates give their consent to their diplomas and references being verified.

The Eureka Association is an equal opportunities employer.

Applications received after the closing date will be refused.
Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Duties and responsibilities

1. ICT infrastructure

  • Responsible for the installation, proper functioning and maintenance of the network infrastructure within the organisation: availability, integrity and security
  • Executes modifications, upgrades and expansions to hard- and software to dispose of techniques and possibilities that match the users’ needs, to realise new projects or to improve existing systems
  • Documents guidelines and strategies for specific architectures in order to have a good basis to simplify modifications to the network
  • Informs, teaches and coaches users of the infrastructure, in order to ensure the systems are used in an optimal and efficient way
  • Ensures the proper functioning of the operating system, including the technical, construction, planning and maintenance of the network infrastructure
  • Responsible for all safety and confidentiality aspects of the ICT infrastructure, developing and following up the security architecture of the network, applications and procedures and performing audits to guarantee security
  • Responsible for the inventory upkeep, proper functioning, technical maintenance and support of all hardware and IT tools within the organisation

2. Telecommunications

  • Responsible for managing and optimising the telephony system
  • Responsible for handling mobile subscriptions and smartphones for staff

3. Staff support

  • Handles support request form internal staff as well as Eureka network support
  • Maintains end-user equipment
  • Assists with DevOps practices

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of specific programming techniques with basic education on software developments and demands analysis
  • Specific knowledge of IT infrastructure including clustering, VMware, Linux, Windows, Internet network environments
  • Specific knowledge on telecom infrastructure and communication systems and tools
  • Specific knowledge on user security and protection against hackers, spyware and viruses
  • Good English
  • Easy communication with people

Education and experience

  • A level of higher education that corresponds to completed post-secondary education of at least three years attested by a diploma and three years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure is a plus

What we offer you

  • A package of around 34.800,00 euros annual gross as entry level and attractive benefits
  • Eureka strongly lives by the values of trust, transparency, passion, creativity, autonomy, collaboration, work- life balance and diversity across all our teams and our whole ecosystem of customers and partners
  • An internal open-ended contract position
  • A nice and modern working environment, close to the center of Brussels and the European quarter and easily reachable by public transport (Merode).

Application and closing date

Please send your CV with covering letter, including your full name and the word ‘Infrastructure Engineer’ in the subject line of your mail to: jobs@eurekanetwork.org

By sending an application, candidates give their consent to their diplomas and references being verified.

The Eureka Association is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

    The intern will contribute to the development and implementation of Eureka’s programmes to support research and innovation funding.
    The role offers an introduction to public administration, research funding and international cooperation.

    Responsabilities

    • You will assist in developing and implementing programmes that support international Research and Development cooperation.
    • You will co-develop a scheme to make sure that our international pool of experts performs its evaluation of R&D project applications to the highest standards.
    • You may be asked to assist with other tasks within the Eureka office.

    Qualifications and skills

    • You are positive, flexible and highly motivated team-player, but with the ability to work independently and manage your own deadlines.
    • You should be willing to challenge the status quo, think outside the box and not be shy to argue your ideas.
    • You are conversant with Office 365, in particular with Excel.
    • You are well organised and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • You are fluent in English, written and spoken.
    • As a member of a multinational team, you demonstrate diplomacy and sensitivity to cultural differences.
    • You are enrolled in a University and/or have recently completed a Bachelor’s degree.

    Indemnity and conditions

    • This is a contract for at least 4 months and up to 6 months, depending on availability.
    • In case you are in possession of a Bachelor’s degree, the traineeship is paid (subject to Belgian Law as a ‘convention d’immersion professionnelle). The indemnity varies depending on the age of the successful candidate, but an average monthly amount would be approximately 812,90 Euros (for a trainee of 21 years old plus meal vouchers.
    • In case you do this internship as part of your curriculum at a university, the status under which the internship will be conducted will be agreed upon between Eureka and the college/university concerned.
    • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in in the European Union.


    Application and closing date

    Please send an e-mail application with a CV (maximum 2 sides A4) and cover letter (maximum 1 side A4), including your full name and the words ‘Programme Management Officer EED (internship)’ in the subject line to jobs@eurekanetwork.org

    By sending an application, candidates give their consent to their diplomas and references being verified.

    The Eureka Association is an equal opportunities employer.

    Closing date: 13 August 2021

    Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted. The internship will begin as soon as possible.

    Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.