Pre-Award Grants Officer

Ref. AD/22/19

IRB Barcelona’s Pre-Award section, part of the Competitive Funding & International Promotion Department, is seeking a Pre-Award Grants Officer. This position will be funded by a “Preparación y Gestión de Proyectos Europeos 2022” grant awarded to the Institute (Reference: GPE2022-001032).

The Pre-Award section is in charge of providing proactive support to IRB Barcelona community during the applications for competitive funds for research and institute-related activities. The Pre-Award Grants Section manages more than 150 applications/year.

It is a temporary position to cover a maternity leave, expected to last a period of 6 months.


Search, provide information and assistance on funding opportunities and open calls to the IRB Barcelona community. In particular, the selected candidate will:

Act as a contact point with granting and donor entities.

Provide full assistance during the whole application and negotiation cycle.

Oversee eligibility criteria, budget compliance, and other requirements.

Prepare and submit proposals

Negotiate agreements until the final acceptance/signature.

Draw up and maintain internal document databases related to grant applications.

Update and maintain the new IRB Barcelona’s funding opportunities portal.