Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for the prevention and therapy of environmentally triggered diseases and promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

The Helmholtz Center Munich is globally recognized for innovations in data science and applied machine learning (ML), e.g. through its Institute of Computational Biology (ICB), the Institute of AI for Health (AIH) and by hosting the national platform Helmholtz AI. To further strengthen ML method development, we are intensifying our integration with the European Lab for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) via ELLIS Munich.

To scope fundraising opportunities and to support researchers particularly in applying for major Horizon Europe grants, research-consortia and other funding instruments we are inviting applications for a

Pre- and Post-Award Grant Manager (f/m/x) 101078

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You will be

  • managing a broad range of work-streams centred around the identification of opportunities and the preparation of proposals for major grants, particularly in Horizon Europe
  • cultivating and stewarding interactions with various internal and external stakeholders
  • providing strategic guidance and operational structure for fundraising, particularly in Horizon Europe
  • enjoying freedom to shape your own initiatives
  • working in an agile environment
  • sharing our enthusiasm for promoting ML and nurturing our friendly, cooperative environment where everyone’s contribution is valued

You have

  • a PhD in life, computer or natural science
  • native-equivalent written and verbal fluency in English
  • initiative and imagination
  • awareness and proven professional experience of various funding mechanisms
  • practical experience in science management
  • attention to detail and the ability to diligently manage a broad range of different responsibilities in your own time


  • a data science background is considered a plus
  • a network among national and European funders is considered a plus
  • excellent written and verbal fluency in German is considered a plus

What we offer you

continuous education and training
work-life balance
flexible working hours & time off in lieu
30 days annual leave
on-site health management service
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Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and world-leading research institutions it offers an intellectually stimulating environment.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is (initially) limited to 2 years, but under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
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We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application. Please send your application (in English) in a single PDF file – including cover letter, CV and contact details of at least two references.

If you have further questions, simply contact
Meike-Jana Kalb, Tel: 089 3187-3996
who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Helmholtz AI
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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