Administrator for third-party funded projects (m/f/d)

Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
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Your tasks:

  • Budget planning in preparation of the application
  • Management and monitoring of approved projects with regard to financial and scheduling procedures
  • Monitoring the use of funds and cost structure in the area of third-party funding
  • Call for funds or invoicing of the third-party donors
  • the preparation of interim financial statements and project financial statements at the end of the project period
  • Administrative creation of where-used lists and reports
  • Collaboration on the annual accounts, in particular on third-party funding
  • Preparation of (external) audits


  • completed commercial vocational training as a businessman/-woman, business economist (FH) or comparable qualification
  • Relevant professional experience in the administration of third-party funds, including knowledge of funding regulations and guidelines for use
  • confident knowledge of SAP/HuR and MS-Office
  • very good, communicative English skills in spoken and written
  • Professional experience in a research institution as well as knowledge of budgetary and funding law is desirable

 Our offer:

We offer a diversified job in an attractive, modern and international environment with a good working atmosphere as well as an interesting and varied field of activity, further education opportunities and flexible working hours. The position should preferably be filled full-time, but part-time work is generally possible. Remuneration will be in accordance with the collective agreement for the public service (TVΓΆD Bund) according to your qualifications and professional experience. The social benefits correspond to those of the public service. The Max Planck Society has set itself the goal of employing more severely disabled people. Applications from severely disabled persons are expressly welcome. The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society wants to increase the proportion of women in those areas in which they are underrepresented. Women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply.


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Jena , Germany