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Job Opportunity - ICLAIM accepts applications for the position of ICLAIM Project Officer.

Job Opportunity - ICLAIM accepts applications for the position of ICLAIM Project Officer.

Job Opening

ICLAIM accepts applications for the position of ICLAIM Project Officer


The position will be filled through a fixed-term employment contract for three years (or one year renewable) part-time with flexible hours, starting 1st Sep 2022. 

The successful candidate will be expected to be based in Cyprus physically for the duration of the appointment. 


The duties and responsibilities are detailed in the attached job description, see below. 


The required qualifications and work experience are detailed in the attached person specification, see below.


Applicants should ensure that all of the following are submitted by the below application deadline:

  1. A brief introductory note (1-2 pages long) explicitly stating, along with a brief justification, how
    the applicant’s background and experience cover each of the required and potentially any of the
    desirable characteristics/qualifications.
  2. A full biographical note (up to 10 pages), including the contact details of all past employers.
  3. Copies of any degree titles of the applicant, along with the corresponding transcripts.
    Please send your application to info@iclaimcentre.org by 29 August 2022 12 o’clock noon CY time. Any enquires regarding the position may be addressed to Prof. Stéphanie Laulhé Shaelou (stephanie@iclaimcentre.org).All applications shall be treated in strict confidentiality and only candidates that meet the job specifications will be contacted. Interviews will take place week starting 29/8/2022.

Job Description


The Project Officer will engage with research and administrative tasks related to EU-funded project PREPARED (Horizon Europe) at ICLAIM from 1/9/2022 to 31/8/2025.

Specifically, the research tasks involve:

  • Help design, prototype, implement, test, and deploy a mobile app which will realize interactive case studies, as per the project’s description.
    • Identify requirements, propose alternative designs and approaches.
    • Engage project partners and other stakeholders as needed, to validate the design.
    • Produce prototypes to quickly identify strong and weak aspects of the app.
    • Collaborate with the project artist(s) to ensure their designs are suitable and the end-product is successful.
    • Design and realize the necessary software architecture, including the frontend (mobile app) and the backend (realizing the common, updatable state).
    • Implement a professional-looking app, suitable for deployment on the two main mobile platforms (Android and iPhone/iPad).
    • Test and verify the correct operation of the app.
    • Release the app on the two main app markets (Google Play and Appl Appstore).
  • Complete desk analysis and fast-track procedures of values, frameworks and environments used in research ethics guidance for global crises and participate to the drafting of relevant recommendations and policy options (collaborative work with two international partners).
  • Assist in the collection of feedback and other research data and collaborate in coauthoring relevant publications concerning the project in general, and the app in particular.

The administrative tasks include:

  • Manage project tasks, milestones and deadlines.
  • Keep records.
  • Coordinate the preparation and submission of timesheets.
  • Update ICLAIM’s website and social media accounts with project activities; boost dissemination and communication via other specialized and non-specialised channels.
  • Assist ICLAIM Founding Director and PREPARED Coordinator in any other tasks related to the project and/or to ICLAIM of relevance to the project’s sustainability (maintenance and uploading of records, auditing of project requirements, updating of policies and manuals) 

Project Duration:

The project starts on September 1st, 2022, and runs for 36 months (3 years)

Responsible to:

Professor Stéphanie Laulhé Shaelou, ICLAIM Founding Director and PREPARED Coordinator for ICLAIM as well as PREPARED Senior Researcher Dr. Nearchos Paspallis.

Person Specification:

AttributesEssentialDesirableMeasured By
Work ExperienceExperience of working with research projects
Experience of any project coordination/management
Experience of EU project management
Experience of working with the EU Participant Portal
Application FormInterview
Education/ QualificationsA postgraduate degree relevant to either project/business management or relevant areas of the PREPARED project, in particular data analytics and/or ethics. A PhD in a relevant field, awarded or towards final stagesApplication Form
Skills/AbilitiesAbility to work to deadlines and time pressures within a professional environment.Excellent communication and presentation skills to regularly liaise with colleagues and third parties via telephone calls and emails. 
Proficient knowledge of English.
Experience of establishing strong and lasting relationships with external partners 
Experience of working with external stakeholders.
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OtherExcellent interpersonal and organisational skills.Ability to liaise with, work professionally with and communicate effectively to people at all levels.Willingness to travel. Good presentation skills.Flexibility in approach to work.Application FormInterview