International R&D Programmes and Funding Manager – Intelligent Industry & Advanced Manufacturing (Horizon Europe and others)

  • Donostia / San Sebastián
  • Bilbao

Responsable de Programas Internacionales de I+D y Financiación – Industria Inteligente y Fabricación Avanzada (Horizonte Europa y otros)

Our mission is to seamlessly integrate cutting-edge research into innovative applications across various sectors and societal domains. At the forefront of our activities is the Intelligent Industry and Advanced Manufacturing sector, where we maintain a robust national and international presence through collaborative and contract research. To strengthen our team, we are seeking a dynamic R&D Programmes and Funding Manager in the field of  – Intelligent Industry and Advanced Manufacturing for International Initiatives, including Horizon Europe and other high-profile programmes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct support to the Industry Division in proposal management, including networking, definition, and acquisition.
  • Actively contribute to ongoing International Projects, liaising with funding agencies and customers.
  • Foster a proactive presence in relevant international platforms, associations, and events.
  • Engage in continuous collaboration with Research Department Heads and Teams to identify opportunities in Manufacturing and Industrial Applications.
  • Reporting to  the Director of International Projects, support strategizing and devising plans for the sector.
  • Align customer and partner requirements with Vicomtech's scientifictechnological offerings, including intellectual property assets and applied research competencies.
  • Assume strategic responsibility in networking, monitoring, and developing relationships with key partners and clients in the Manufacturing and Industrial Applications domain to build a sustainable network.
  • Influence the technical roadmap by incorporating identified market trends and opportunities.

We value candidates:

  • Preferable minimum of a Master’s degree in a related field, ideally accompanied by a background in applied research related to Manufacturing and Industrial Applications in fields related to AI, IIoT, Robotics, Computer Vision, Data analytics and related technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in international applied research proposals and projects, such as Horizon Europe, Horizon 2020, and international contracts.
  • Proven capability to build and maintain strategic relationships in industry and institutions.
  • Strong problemsolving skills and the ability to thrive under pressure.
  • A strong team player with excellent communication skills in English and a good professional command of Spanish.
  • Familiarity with European Manufacturing and Industrial Applications research platforms, associations, and research programmes is desirable.

We offer:

  • Joining a dynamic, innovative and leading Center in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Visual Computing & Interaction at international level with work centers in Donostia - San Sebastian and Bilbao.
  • Attractive national and international research and development projects with cuttingedge technology.
  • Multidisciplinary work team.
  • Creative freedom to conduct research aligned with the Center's management procedures.
  • Personal development through training and educational opportunities.
  • Career opportunities and professional progression.
  • Work-life balance policies to achieve a balance between work and family life.
  • Equal employment opportunities.


If you feel identified with us, please send us your CV


Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Gipuzkoa,
Paseo Mikeletegi 57,
20009 Donostia / San Sebastián (Spain)

+(34) 943 309 230

Zorrotzaurreko Erribera 2, Deusto,
48014 Bilbao (Spain)

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