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Leib­niz-Zen­trum für Agrar­land­schafts­for­schung e.V. - HR

The mis­sion of the Leib­niz Centre for Agri­cul­tural Land­scape Research (ZALF) as a nation­ally and inter­na­tion­ally act­ive research insti­tute is to deliver solu­tions for an eco­lo­gic­ally, eco­nom­ic­ally and socially sus­tain­able agri­cul­ture – together with soci­ety. ZALF is a mem­ber of the Leib­niz Asso­ci­ation and is loc­ated in Müncheberg (approx. 35 minutes by regional train from Ber­lin-Lichten­berg). It also main­tains a research sta­tion with fur­ther loc­a­tions in Dede­low and Pau­lin­enaue.

FAIR­a­gro: Pro­ject Coordin­ator (f/m/d)

We are offer­ing a full time pos­i­tion start­ing at 1st March 2023 for five years - sub­ject to a pos­it­ive fund­ing approval - at our loc­a­tion in Müncheberg as Pro­ject Coordin­ator (f/m/d)

Working field:

FAIR­a­gro is a con­sor­tium in the National Research Data Infra­struc­ture (NFDI) in Ger­many. Aims and tasks of FAIR­a­gro com­prise the devel­op­ment of a net­worked research data man­age­ment for agrosys­tems research and the estab­lish­ment of an inter­op­er­able, scal­able, qual­ity-assured and user-friendly research data infra­struc­ture under con­sid­er­a­tion of the FAIR prin­ciples. FAIR­a­gro will make research data find­able (F), access­ible (A), inter­op­er­able (I), and reusable (R) by other research­ers.

  • man­age the FAIR­a­gro con­sor­tium and the day-to-day pro­ject coordin­a­tion activ­it­ies therein
  • pre­pare and track sched­ules, timelines, mile­stones and man­age activ­it­ies for con­sor­tium lead­er­ship and for con­sor­tium
  • exchange and net­work with other con­sor­tia in the NFDI and par­ti­cip­ate in inter-con­sor­tium activ­it­ies (reg­u­lar meet­ings of speak­ers and coordin­at­ors, rep­res­ent­a­tion of spokes­per­son at asso­ci­ation meet­ings, etc.)
  • plan­ning and exe­cu­tion of pro­ject meet­ings
  • assist in pro­ject plan­ning and pri­or­it­iz­a­tion of pro­jects using estab­lished pro­ject man­age­ment tools
  • col­lab­or­ate with senior staff on the pre­par­a­tion and sub­mis­sion of pro­gress reports
  • tak­ing minutes of pro­ject meet­ings and cre­at­ing action plans


  • PhD/Dr. or MSc. in a nat­ural or agri­cul­tural sci­ence dis­cip­line or in research data man­age­ment
  • abil­ity to sci­en­tific­ally under­stand FAIR­a­gro work pack­ages, ini­ti­ate and over­see the neces­sary steps to address them
  • abil­ity to engage in sci­entific dis­course with senior sci­ent­ists to advance FAIR­a­gro
  • 2-4 years of sci­entific pro­ject man­age­ment exper­i­ence
  • demon­strated abil­ity to apply basic pro­ject man­age­ment con­cepts, prac­tices, and pro­ced­ures
  • pre­vi­ous demon­strated abil­ity to suc­cess­fully man­age mul­tiple indi­vidual pro­jects or por­tions of lar­ger pro­jects
  • hands-on exper­i­ence with com­monly avail­able pro­ject man­age­ment soft­ware applic­a­tions
  • effect­ive oral and writ­ten com­mu­nic­a­tion skills; abil­ity to con­vey dif­fi­cult inform­a­tion and deal with people with a high degree of decorum and tact
  • strong atten­tion to detail with good plan­ning, organ­iz­a­tion, task effi­ciency and time man­age­ment skills
  • high level of ini­ti­at­ive, excel­lent com­mu­nic­a­tion and team­work skills in an inter­dis­cip­lin­ary envir­on­ment
  • very good know­ledge of writ­ten and spoken Ger­man (cf. C1 CEFR level) and Eng­lish

What we offer:

  • an inter­dis­cip­lin­ary work­ing envir­on­ment that encour­ages inde­pend­ence and self-reli­ance
  • clas­si­fic­a­tion accord­ing to the col­lect­ive agree­ment of the fed­eral states (TV-L) up to (includ­ing spe­cial annual pay­ment, mobile work, fam­ily-friendly per­son­nel man­age­ment, fur­ther train­ing, sup­ple­ment­ary pen­sion scheme for the pub­lic sec­tor (VB-L))
  • a col­legial and open-minded work­ing atmo­sphere in a dynamic research insti­tu­tion
  • sup­port for work-life bal­ance cer­ti­fied by beru­fund­fam­ilie audit
  • sup­port for pro­fes­sional and inter­dis­cip­lin­ary fur­ther edu­ca­tion and qual­i­fic­a­tion
  • cli­mate-con­scious organ­iz­a­tion (pur­chas­ing, vehicle fleet, energy man­age­ment) cer­ti­fied accord­ing to EMAS
  • nat­ural, mean­ing­ful work on the out­skirts of Ber­lin
  • com­pany ticket

How to apply:

Women are par­tic­u­larly encour­aged to apply. Applic­a­tions from severely dis­abled per­sons with equal qual­i­fic­a­tions are favored. Please send your applic­a­tion prefer­ably online (see but­ton online applic­a­tion below). For e-mail applic­a­tions, cre­ate a PDF doc­u­ment (one PDF file, max. 5 MB; packed PDF doc­u­ments, archive files like zip, rar etc. Word doc­u­ments can­not be pro­cessed and there­fore can­not be con­sidered!) with the usual doc­u­ments, in par­tic­u­lar CV, proof of qual­i­fic­a­tion and cer­ti­fic­ates, stat­ing the ref­er­ence num­ber 133-2022 until 11 Decem­ber 2022 to (see but­ton e-mail applic­a­tion below).

If you have any ques­tions, please do not hes­it­ate to con­tact us: Dr. Xenia Specka, Tel. +49 (0) 33432/82-217.

For cost reas­ons, applic­a­tion doc­u­ments or extens­ive pub­lic­a­tions can only be returned if an adequately stamped envel­ope is attached.
If you apply, we col­lect and pro­cess your per­sonal data in accord­ance with Art­icles 5 and 6 of the EU GDPR only for the pro­cessing of your applic­a­tion and for pur­poses that res­ult from pos­sible future employ­ment with the ZALF. Your data will be deleted after six months.