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Deadline for submission: 29 December 2023


Call for recruitment of administrative staff from the GATE Institute for Big Data for a Smart Society


Join us in the fight against disinformation by becoming part of our team in the role of project manager! We at the GATE Institute are looking for an inspired professional to lead a European project aimed at exposing and countering the spread of misinformation.

Your energy, leadership skills and ability to coordinate projects will be essential to the successful delivery of our mission.

Start your journey with us and join the global initiative to create a more informed society. If you have a passion for science, innovation and a desire to make a difference - this is your opportunity!



As Project Manager, you will play a key role in building the project plan and budgeting for the project. You will be expected to coordinate human resources, manage subcontractors and ensure project objectives are met.

Your responsibilities include monitoring and controlling research, dissemination of information and adherence to the budget and quality objectives of the project.

In addition, you will be involved in preparing bids, organizing meetings and presentations. You will be actively involved in finding suitable partners to collaborate with and/or implement a specific case study. You will have the opportunity to create reports and coordinate with the team, motivating everyone to reach common goals.

You must be willing to learn new technologies and resolve conflicts that may arise. Your role includes other specific tasks related to the position.


Education and Experience Required:

  • College degree in economics, engineering or other related field preferred;
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar position.


Required Expertise:

  • Additional specialisation in planning, management and reporting of projects with European and national public funding is an advantage;
  • An established international and national business network and personal contacts in the Public Sector will be considered a strong advantage;
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Office;
  • Team player with great interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong self-motivation, results orientation, organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Strong negotiation skills when working with partners and contractors;
  • Time management skills and ability to work under pressure.


Our offer:

  • Work in an innovative, multicultural environment, with opportunities for acquisition of diverse experience and professional development
  • Upon the move to the new premises of GATE – modern and appealing work environment, stirring up creativity and productivity
  • Competitive working conditions and salary commensurate with your skills and experience.


How to apply:

Please send your contact data and files with personal documents on our Application Form - Gate (gate-ai.eu) until December 29th 2023:

  • Cover/motivation letter that explains the motivating factors for considering the position (max. 1 pp)
  • CV
  • Copies of diplomas for completed education and certificates of qualification
  • Copies of documents certifying past work experience in the relevant field
  • Two references letters or personal recommendations, arranged by applicants and directly submitted by the letter or provided as contact data in the cover letter
  • As an attachment to your application please sign and enclose the following declaration:
    I consent to my personal data being collected, processed, and stored in connection with my current application for the position of Expert Business development (European and other programs and initiatives) .


Additional information on the site www.gate-ai.eu or contact us on: katya.danova@gate-ai.eu


By applying for these positions, you voluntarily provide your personal data and consent to be processed for the purpose of recruitment and selection of personnel. The processing of your personal data shall be carried out in accordance with the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Personal Data Protection Law and related legal acts in Bulgaria.


Recruiting stages:

  1. Evaluation of the documents submitted by the candidates and admission to the procedure of those meeting the requirements set out in the notice. The successful candidates will be informed by 29.12.2023.
  2. An interview with the successful candidates will take place until 03.01.2024
  3. All interviewed candidates will be informed of the outcome of the competition.
  4. The selected candidates will be appointed on a contract basis.