Working Together

The eseia Education and Training Programme provides participants with the necessary knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to turn dwindling fossil resources and the challenge of climate change into a chance. The high level training covers the whole innovation field from sustainable energy resources to efficient infrastructure to rational provision of energy services.

The eseia Education and Training Programme addresses business, science and politics as well as excellent students and an interested public.

It combines internationally recognised research across disciplines with entrepreneurial experience to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to develop innovative solutions.

The eseia Education and Training Programme is dedicated to the European key topic of future Sustainable Energy Systems and taps into the know how of top-class scientists and entrepreneurs from the European Sustainable Energy Innovation Alliance (eseia)

The eseia Education and Training Programme has been developed out of the STYRIAN ACADEMY supported by the Styrian Government in Austria.  It seeks to provide hands-on skills training joining latest research results with practical knowledge.


eseia has currently one vacation open:

H2020 Project Acquisition Manager

eseia is offering a high profile international job opportunity addressing major aspects of EC project acquisition and management in the field of smart energy systems.The person will work with the eseia Team on the acquisition of EC projects as described in the eseia Work Programme and Budget.

The position includes the following tasks related to EC funding acquisition (Horizon2020):

  • Preparation of proposals to the EC in cooperation with eseia members and partners;
  • Steering of eseia Working Groups;
  • Development of eseia thematic portfolios related to eseia competence matrix;
  • Development of eseia Expert Data Base;
  • Contribution to the selection of funding opportunities (eseia Work Programme).


Successful candidates will have the following profile:

  • Post-graduate degree holders (Master’s or PhD);
  • Experience with EC project acquisition (technical and financial proposals); Knowledge of sustainable energy systems and new business models;
  • Excellent command of English both written and orally, other languages are an asset; State of the art computer skills;
  • Ability to operate in a complex international environment;
  • Eager to learn and develop and availability to travel internationally in Europe.


Please send your application in English including your CV, motivation letter, project portfolio, and reference letter to the eseia Director Brigitte Hasewend, e-mail:

The salary will depend on the profile of the candidate and will be negotiated accordingly. The minimum salary will be € 30.000 gross per year.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 30 May 2018 starting 15 June 2018.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews by 5 June 2018.

For further information please contact Ms Brigitte Hasewend, Director of eseia, Tel. ++43 664 60 873 5280, Mandellstr. 15/II, 8010 Graz, Austria, e-mail: