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    Project coordinator assistant / research assistant


    Website opengeohub OpenGeoHub Foundation

    Application Deadline: 24th of November 2019
    Possible start date: 1th January 2020
    Duration: 3+ years,
    Job location: Agro Business Park 10, Wageningen
    Bruto monthly salary: €2.155 gross per month (with possible bonuses; part-time appointments are possible)
    Job type: project coordinator
    Fields: business administration, agriculture, environmental sciences
    Employer: EnvirometriX BV

    Job description

    EnvirometriX is an innovation, research and consulting company with headquarters at the Agro Business Park, Wageningen, the Netherlands. We aim to become world experts in producing global and regional spatial predictions of soil, vegetation and meteo variables, by using High Performance Computing / optimisation and state-of-the-art Machine Learning.

    EnvirometriX is looking for a project coordinator assistant / research assistant (note: dual position) to help with managing and coordinating various European and international projects. Your field of activities would cover: helping organize time sheets, calendar planning, organization and coordination of meetings including logistical issues, organization of training sessions and workshops, inputting and processing tabular data using Google docs and sheets, R and/or Python scripting, and generation of documents and reports.

    This is a position with dual appointment. You would spend about 40% of your time helping with project coordination, and 60% of your time assisting with data entry, pre-processing and visualization of project / scientific data. You would be employed by EnvirometriX BV, but will also be regularly appointed to assist the OpenGeoHub foundation work.

    Your profile

    Minimum requirements:

    • You have an MSc degree in the field of business/administration or management; combined with a background in agriculture or environmental sciences would be welcomed.

    • You are competent at, and enjoy, entering and checking large sets of tabular data and doing financial calculations (budget planning, time planning, cost analysis).

    • You have experience with working with cloud-/web-based solutions for project management and administration (Google Suite).

    • You are open to learning how to code (in R or Python) in order to automate processing of tabular data.

    • You are fluent in English

    • You are fluent in Dutch.



    Questions regarding this position can be directed to Tom Hengl, email: tom.hengl@envirometrix.net

    Applications, including (1) a CV, (2) a statement of your interest and vision, and (3) self-assessment based on the minimum requirements, should be uploaded via this link. Read more about the general submission procedure.

    Our offer

    We offer a full time position for 3 years, with possible extension, within a very stimulating international innovation and research environment. You will work in a dynamic work environment with enthusiastic colleagues usually from a variety of countries.

    • Starting salary will be: €2.155 gross per month with possible bonuses of up to €1.200 per month;

    • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary;

    • Minimum of 29 holidays if in full-time employment;

    • Professional and personal development programs;

    We strongly encourage a high degree of responsibility and independence, while collaborating with other colleagues. Flexi-hours and remote working is also possible.

    To apply for this job email your details to joanna@geoawesomeness.com