We’re recruiting: Project Manager

Smart Innovation Østfold is now expanding the research and innovation group with a Project Manager position for future national and international applied research projects. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who is interested in contributing in internationally recognized scientific research projects in the fields of:
  • Smart energy solutions
  • Smart cities, mobility and buildings
  • Smart grid security
  • Digital innovation
Job description and qualifications

As a candidate for this position, you have experience from and expertise in managing complex projetcs with large pilots. . A track record from research and managing EU research projects will be valued. The ideal candidate is a team player with strong skills in organizing and motivating researchers and experts from international partners. You are known as a co-worker who is trustworthy, inspiring, focused and targeted.

As a Project Manager, you will be required to track and adjust project schedules, proactively identify issues and solutions, and drive results.

You should be well formulated in English, both in written communication and orally. Other languages, for example Norwegian, Swedish, German, Spanish or Mandarin would be an advantage, but not a prerequisite.

It is required that you have, or know that you will get, a valid work permit to work in Norway.

We offer

A possibility to develop in an inspiring international work environment together with excellent colleagues and an inspiring possibility to participate in one of Norway’s leading research communities, compensated with a competitive salary. SIØ’s research and innovation group consists of more than 10 nationalities, and the working language is English.

Smart Innovation Østfold also strives for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working options. We are located in a modern building on the campus of the Østfold University College.


Our office is located in the beautiful City of Halden, Østfold County, Norway

Application deadline: December 31, 2016

Accession: As soon as possible.

About Smart Innovation Østfold:

Smart Innovation Østfold (SIØ) is a Norwegian non-profit research organization developing an ecosystem for innovation based on research and innovation projects, cluster activities and support to startup companies. In only 7 years, Smart Innovation Østfold has initiated and participated in 20+ research and innovation projects, 7 of these EU projects, with a total revenue of 120 M€. These projects are in the area of SmartGrids and Smart Storage, Smart Cities and Communities and Digitalization, where the Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Cloud Computing are of core interest. Especial focus is at the digitalization of the energy sector, where new business models, new actors, new local energy markets and integrated energy systems are expected to change this sector radically within the next few years.

Apply for the position

If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact our recruitment partner, Bee2Bee:

Kristin Vestli, Recruiter:

Mobil: 0047 404 12 876
E-mail: kristin.vestli@bee2bee.no
Skype: kristin.vestli

Application deadline:
December 31, 2016