CIC energiGUNE is a research center 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 is a reference in knowledge transfer and was created in 2011 to generate fundamental excellence knowledge useful for the Basque business network.

CIC energiGUNE has a dynamic research team of more than 100 researchers and is extremely well equipped with a wide range of up-to-date facilities that are fully available to all the research community. In 2019, the European Commission has awarded CIC energiGUNE with the ´HR Excellence in Research´ label, which reflects the center´s commitment to implement fair and transparent recruitment and appraisal practices, and certifies its salutary work environment.

For more details on CIC energiGUNE's research activities please visit our website at



CIC energiGUNE needs an R&D Project Manager for the Business Development Area at the headquarters in the Technology Park of Alava.

The candidate will join a very dynamic structure and his/her responsibility will be to support researchers in the management of R&D projects (funded or not) from the definition of the idea to the closure of the project. This position will involve carrying out and combining different tasks to support the activity in the different areas, so we are looking for an organized person with the ability to anticipate and solve problems.


  • Ensure the development of projects according to the established requirements, and within the defined deadline and budget.
  • Manage risks within the development of a project, negotiate and resolve conflicts and maintain good communication with the team and the client.
  • Knowledge and monitoring of R&D&I funding calls and selection of those to which to apply competitively.
  • Management of national and international consortia.
  • Support in the preparation of proposals, justification of the activities carried out and internal dissemination.
  • Budget preparation, monitoring and control.
  • Coordination and administrative follow-up tasks to meet project milestones, in close collaboration with the scientific staff.
  • Support in external dissemination activities.
  • Other delegated functions defined by the Management.



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

Candidates will join an integrated, enthusiastic, and multidisciplinary institute making high quality research and impactful contributions to the energy and sustainability fields.

CIC energiGUNE will help smooth the transition for you and your family, providing a welcome program. We allow schedule flexibility and we operate under a hybrid remote/in-person work model.

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.

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All applicants are invited to submit their applications including a detailed curriculum vitae at 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.


  • Preferably a technical degree (engineering, chemistry or similar). Other degrees (business administration and management) will be considered, depending on the candidate and his/her experience in R&D project management.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a consulting company, research center or engineering company.
  • Ability to work in a team, management and commercial skills.
  • High level of spoken and written English. Daily professional use. Knowledge of Basque will be an advantage.

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