Careers

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Careers

We are always looking for motivated, bright and diligent people to join our dynamic team to help us excel in our business and support Europe’s technology innovators. Specific job openings are advertised below. Tech Tour is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive benefits package.

 

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions.

 

European Commission Projects Manager – Sofia

March 2018

Tech Tour seeks to engage an experienced Manager for European Commission (EC) related projects to plan, manage and execute projects, leading them to a successful implementation. We are looking for international candidates with fresh ideas, innovative thinking, exceptional time management and organizational skills to join our team in Sofia, Bulgaria.

 

About Tech Tour

Tech Tour is a private company founded in 1998 headquartered in Brussels with offices in Geneva and Sofia. We facilitate a trustworthy and transparent environment to identify and support innovative companies and their projects through our online platform and at 25 business events that we organise each year. By connecting entrepreneurs to investors, corporates, researchers, advisors and other specialised entrepreneurs we help them to achieve their strategic goals, share best practices and transfer knowledge.

 

The business sectors we operate in are digital tech, fintech, healthtech and sustainability tech. Each of our events focus on either one core sector, showcasing entrepreneurs from across the continent, or one core region, where we work with leading best practice professionals who have a strong reputation within their region and industry. Our flagship events are the Tech Tour Growth Forum and the European Venture Contest Final.

 

Duties and Responsibilities - for a full-time position

Coordinate/manage and execute European Commission related projects:

  • Overall management and implementation of EC projects, where Tech Tour is a partner/coordinator
  • Following-up project implementation, monitoring contractual obligations via the supervision of reporting activities (progress and final reports), conducting checks and reviews, attending project meetings and dealing with amendment requests
  • Work Package leadership
  • Develop and execute dissemination strategies
  • Building and sustaining the communication with the project partners

Projects budget control, reporting and contribution to deliverables

  • Ensuring the timely delivery of project results as well as their communication and dissemination

Values and requirements

  • Proven track record - at least 3 years of relevant experience and references
    • EC projects execution: ability to deliver projects with outmost quality within the timeline and budget
    • Strong project management and organizational skills, including experience of financial planning, developing and maintaining budgets and managing many complex projects at one time;
    • Able to engage and negotiate with partners
    • Ability to interact with stakeholders with tact, diplomacy and poise
  • Languages and culture-savvy – fluency in English both in writing and speaking is a must; additional languages a plus
  • Attention to detail
  • Promote quality through continuous performance improvement
  • The use of good judgment and good interpersonal communication skills
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion​

Asset

  • Professional experience acquired in liaison with EU funding schemes in particular FP7 and H2020
  • Familiar with EU procedures, rules and regulations
  • Knowledge and experience about the European institutions

Benefits & compensation

  • Attractive & competitive compensation base based on experience
  • A team of dynamic, international and very enthusiastic staff
  • A network and database of 20,000 high-tech entrepreneurs across Europe
  • Europe’s most active investors actively take part in our network

Interested?

Interested candidates can e-mail their motivation letter, references and CV to:

 

Iana Dobreva

COO, Tech Tour Sofia

iana@techtour.com

+359 895 508 100

 

International Interns – Brussels, Geneva & Sofia

Full-time temporary positions

Tech Tour is looking for international interns in Network & Events and Business Development for their offices in Sofia (Bulgaria), Geneva (Switzerland) and Brussels (Belgium).

 

If you are

  • A student in your 3rd or 4th year of University
  • Fluent in English
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial
  • A dynamic team player
  • Have attention for service & detail
  • Willing to travel

About Tech Tour

Tech Tour is a private company founded in 1998 headquartered in Brussels with offices in Geneva and Sofia. We facilitate a trustworthy and transparent environment to identify and support innovative companies and their projects through our online platform and at 25 business events that we organise each year. By connecting entrepreneurs to investors, corporates, researchers, advisors and other specialised entrepreneurs we help them to achieve their strategic goals, share best practices and transfer knowledge.

 

The business sectors we operate in are digital tech, fintech, healthtech and sustainability tech. Each of our events focus on either one core sector, showcasing entrepreneurs from across the continent, or one core region, where we work with leading best practice professionals who have a strong reputation within their region and industry. Our flagship events are the Tech Tour Growth Forum and the European Venture Contest Final.

 

Goals & Activities

  • Be the reference community for Europe’s most dynamic technology innovators
  • Provide the best networking and coaching events across Europe matching and preparing innovative companies to team-up with investors and with technology partners
  • Work with governmental, corporate, research and advisory partners across Europe to achieve these goals

Benefits

  • A team of dynamic and international staff
  • A network and database of 20,000 high-tech entrepreneurs all across Europe
  • Europe’s most active investors actively take part in the network
  • A know-how of international networks, investment and innovative entrepreneurship

We need you for

  • Identifying, contacting and liaising with high-tech entrepreneurs from across Europe
  • Working with incubators, high-tech clusters, investment funds and industry associations to nominate high-tech companies
  • Supporting entrepreneurs to complete their online profile and presentation & guiding them onsite in their presentations and one-on-one meetings
  • Assisting the Event organizers in the preparation, onsite at the events across Europe and with follow-up
  • Intern projects: focus on information & communication technology and new media sectors, or Life Sciences, healthcare, or cleantech and energy sectors with events and contacts throughout Europe.

For more information about Tech Tour visit us on www.techtour.com

 

Interested?

If you are interested, send a CV and a motivation letter to:

 

Iana Dobreva

COO, Tech Tour Sofia

iana@techtour.com

+359 895 508 100