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Barkhausen Institut

Open position

Project Manager, full- or part-time (m/f/d)

Who We Are

The Barkhausen Institut conducts research on the latest hardware, software and communication technologies and demonstrates their potential application in tomorrow’s society. Our mission is to build a flexible and trustworthy IoT platform based on reliable electronics and secure communication methods.

Who We Are Looking For

At the earliest possible date, we are looking for a

Project Manager, full- or part-time (m/f/d)

We are looking for a detail-oriented, communicative, and proactive Project Manager to join our growing research institute. If you are passionate about keeping large projects organized, solving problems, and building long-term relationships with team members and industry and scientific partners, this could be the perfect role for you.

What You’ll Do

  • You will support the BI research groups in the management of research projects from the idea to the completion; this also means that you will be in charge of project control, monitoring and reporting.
  • You will coordinate external project partners; in particular, this means you will establish and maintain relationships with funding agencies and national and international partners (also from industry).
  • You will support our scientists in administrative and organizational issues related to the projects.

Who You Are

  • You have successfully completed a degree, preferably (but not necessarily) in engineering.
  • You enjoy managing projects and you have the ability to keep different balls in the air.
  • Our team is international: strong knowledge of English will help in internal and external communication.
  • Good German skills will help with administrative tasks.
  • You work independently and take responsibility for the successful completion of projects.
  • It can be helpful if you have already had experience in project management in a scientific context, e.g. at a university or non-university research institution – but it is not a must.

What We Provide

  • An open, creative and international team
  • Agile working hours and workflows, possibility to work from home
  • Cross-disciplinary projects
  • Flat hierarchies for your ideas and flexible teams
  • Competitive salary
  • Paid leave of 30 days per year

Life and science are compatible at our institute. We offer a range of recognized family-friendly measures, such as part-time work, mobile working and flexible working hours that take family needs into account.  

How To Apply

Your application should include: motivation letter, CV, copy of university degree. Applications from women are particularly welcome.

We only accept complete application documents as one single PDF document by e-mail to Please reference “Project Manager” in the subject line. Applications that contain other file formats (e.g. Word, Excel) will not be considered in the selection process. Informal inquiries can also be submitted to the same address.

The data submitted by you in the course of the application procedure will be processed by the Barkhausen Institut (BI). BI shall use the data for the purposes of the application procedure. No data shall be passed on to third parties.