CIC energiGUNE is a R&D centre specialized in energy, electrochemical storage (batteries and supercapacitors), thermal energy solutions and hydrogen, a member of the Basque Research and Technology Alliance- BRTA, and, a strategic initiative of the Basque Government. CIC energiGUNE was created in 2011 to generate excellent knowledge and at the same time useful for the Basque business network, being a reference in knowledge transfer.

CIC energiGUNE has launched its second spin-off Basquevolt. Basquevolt is a new and ambitious project that aims to create a Gigafactory of reference in Europe with a value proposition based on solid state batteries (10GWh by 2026). CIC energiGUNE has a relevant team of researchers and engineers from different disciplines and is looking for a Project Manager.

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In the context of the Basquevolt project, the centre is seeking a Basquevolt Project Manager. This Project Manager will report to the Business Development Director and the Strategy Director and will work in collaboration with the other departments involved.


  • Project planning and objectives definition.
  • Coordination of available resources and team leading.
  • Organisation of the project in coordination with Business Development area of CIC energiGUNE and Basquevolt as final client.
  • Monitoring project execution basing on defined KPIs. Ensure compliance, renegotiate scope changes.
  • Generate and coordinate project reports.
  • Collaboration with technology and scientific coordination and the rest of the team to achieve the above objectives.
  • Specific surveillance and competitive intelligence of all key elements of the project.
  • Develop specific project tasks related to the scope of the project.


We are offering a permanent contract to join an innovative and cutting-edge project, oriented towards sustainability, value creation, generation of collaborative ecosystems where the development of people and diversity is promoted.

CIC energiGUNE is located close to the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), in the heart of the Basque Country. The Basque Country is the region with the highest R&D investment in Spain, with more than 20.000 researchers. The basque research ecosystem comprises a solid and collaborating community composed of universities, technology and cooperative research centers which leads the return per capita in the European H2020 programe.

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All applicants are invited to submit their applications including a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and two reference letters on this website.

The selection process ends once the candidate is selected.

CIC energiGUNE is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.



  • Technical training, engineering, chemistry, physics or similar.
  • PMP certification or equivalent, knowledge of agile methodologies.
  • At least 5 years' experience in project management.
  • At least 5 years' experience in the field of batteries, in different elements of the value chain.
  • Knowledge on batteries in terms of design, materials, operating principles, electrochemical characterisation, performance and market indicators.
  • Experience in other areas, Autocad, Solidworks/Solidedge (or Catia), mechanical finite element analysis, mathworks and simulation, etc. will be an asset.
  • Languages: fluent in spoken and written English.


  • Proactive and commited person, with a high capacity for teamwork.
  • Resolute person, with a high level of autonomy.
  • Leadership skills, results-oriented, capable of creating and managing high-performance teams, adapted to highly complex and technologically advanced projects.

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