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Who are we?

EIT Urban Mobility is an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union and Europe’s largest network for transport innovation in cities.

Our mission is to accelerate change towards a sustainable model of urban mobility and liveable urban spaces.

Using cities as living labs, our industry, research and university partners will demonstrate how new technologies can work to solve real problems in real cities by transporting people, goods and waste in smarter ways.

Join our team and be part of the change!

Be part of a team where you will:

The Academy Officer reports to the Academy Programme Manager and provides support regarding the coordination and monitoring, quality assurance and reporting of EIT Urban Mobility Academy’s activities.

This includes but is not limited to the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Monitor, follow up and engage in quality assurance of Academy activities, KPIs, outputs and deliverables.
  • Drive initiatives to increase efficiency across Academy activities.
  • Provide operational support for the yearly business plan creation, including preparation, launch and implementation of calls, execution of and reporting on Business Plan and activities.
  • Monitor Academy activities throughout the business cycle and provide operational support to partners.
  • Support with procurement procedures, liaising with the appropriate teams internally to obtain approvals.
  • Act as the contact point with the EIT Urban Mobility central communications team, developing an Academy communications plan, in liaison with the Academy team and creating Academy related content for the different EIT Urban Mobility channels and tools.
  • Feed Academy activities, events, and results into the central communications team repository and planning.
  • General administrative support of the Academy Management Team.

What you will bring along the way:

An ideal candidate would strive to generate positive environmental and social impact in line with EIT Urban Mobility’s mission. We are looking for individuals with a “can do” attitude, who are passionate about disseminating knowledge, know-how, good practices and lessons learnt.


  • A qualification or equivalent work experience in the field of Administration, Programme Management, and/or Education [1].
  • Written and spoken English (C1).
  • Experience in working in an international, multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Experience for EU funded multinational programmes, or similar type of programmes.
  • Ability to plan and organise multiple tasks simultaneously and to manage, sometimes, conflicting deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as outstanding document drafting skills.


  • Professional experience in the field and linked to Horizon Europe Projects.
  • Any European language other than English is a plus.

[1] Only qualifications issued by an EU Member State authorities and qualifications recognised as equivalent by the relevant EU Member State authorities will be accepted.

What’s in it for you:

  • Work in an international environment with a company culture focused on empowerment, thriving and continuous growth.
  • Join a creative and diverse team of highly driven individuals that take out-of-the-box thinking to another level.
  • Strike the right Work-life balance: On top of the flexible hours and remote working options and facilities, you will be granted 27 days of paid time-off to rest and re-energize.
  • A yearly training catalogue to support your career development.
  • A tax benefit powered by Cobee, allowing you to save on your personal income tax.
  • A Private health insurance.
  • Work in a modern, flexible and collaborative workspace with 360 views of Barcelona, located in the iconic Torre Glòries.

Kindly note that this position is based in Barcelona.

This is a permanent and full-time position, with possibility to homework up to 2 days a week.

No relocation expenses are granted.


General Conditions:

By the closing date of this call candidates must:

  • be a national of an EU Member State or have a working permit valid to work in the country of the job location;
  • enjoy their full rights as citizens;

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application before the deadline through the LinkedIn post where it is published by following the instructions below. Reminder: A COVER LETTER IS REQUIRED.

Some things to take into account:

CV and Motivation Letter: Save your CV and Motivation Letter IN ONE SINGLE PDF FILE and upload it to your application file on LinkedIn.

Any issues? Send an email specifying the problem and including your personal details and the exact name of the position to: recruitment@eiturbanmobility.eu.


AT EIT Urban Mobility, we value and celebrate diversity in every aspect of life and believe that everyone deserves an equal chance to succeed.

Here we value your talents, skills and experiences, and do not discriminate on any basis –whether it be disabilities or other special needs, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, language, political affiliation, property, marital status or any other irrelevant factor.

We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment where everyone can feel comfortable and thrive.


Your personal data will be processed with the utmost care by the EIT KIC URBAN MOBILITY, S.L. or its subsidiaries.

The said processing will allow us to manage the recruitment of the offered positions, and more specifically:

  • to enable you to submit your CV to apply for specific jobs;
  • to match your details with the job vacancies and to eventually contact you;
  • to retain your details and notify you about future job opportunities similar to the specific role for which you have contacted us;
  • to answer your enquiries.

You can exercise your data protection rights, writing to internship@eiturbanmobility.eu

You may find further information in the full GDPR Compliance privacy note for applicants available here