We strive to maximise the use of nature’s power to provide the energy we need. With an emphasis on geothermal energy and bioenergy, our team develops and implements projects promoting renewable energy sources and advancing renewable energy technologies.

RENEWABLE ENERGY

Using our resources efficiently not only contributes to reducing our environmental impact, but also to achieving a sustainable economy. From the latest technologies to recover resources and energy from waste, to practices that promote energy efficiency, our team’s expertise on resource efficiency span across energy efficient buildings, industrial symbiosis, and eco-innovation.

RESOURCE EFFICIENCY

Maintaining technological progress and improving the quality of life require managing our natural resources effectively. Minimising the environmental impacts of mining activities, sustainable water and land-use management planning and sustainable tourism are some of the areas our team works in towards ensuring a sustainable management of our natural resources.

NATURAL RESOURCES

Change of climate has existed as a phenomenon for as long as the Planet Earth existed. Human-induced climate change, however, is a relatively new phenomenon, the impacts of which we have observed increasingly over the past century. Our team tries to tackle the complex and interconnected causes of climate change, formulating policies and adaptation measures and developing novel tools to make informed decisions that can build resilience towards a climate-proof future.

CLIMATE CHANGE



Energy Efficiency Business Breakfasts across Europe

2017 May.29, 15:00

Geonardo and its partners have recently launched a series of Energy Efficiency Business Breakfasts within the framework of the H2020 project START2ACT. These events, taking place in Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and the UK, provide SMEs with useful tips on saving energy and costs at their offices.

Geonardo kicks off its 10th Horizon 2020 project

2016 Dec.4, 11:50

Have you ever wondered how your city can meet its ambitious targets to decarbonise its heating and cooling system? Here is a new project that will offer knowledge, tools and training for supporting your city in such an ambitious goal: PLANHEAT.

Representing buildings digitally in 3D

2016 Dec.3, 11:50

The Geonardo Team completed its latest Geo3Dscanning mission. This time the journey led up to north to Coventry, West Midlands in the UK. The aim was to conduct a 3D survey of building façades, and through this, provide the basis for further activities on the façades in the frame of the Horizon 2020 IMPRESS project.



About us

"GEONARDO" is a combination of 'geology' and 'Leonardo', which represent the early sectoral focus of our company when it was founded, and the technological ingenuity and innovation of Leonardo da Vinci. Today, our team's expertise spans across the broader fields of energy, environment and sustainable development, and our mission is to solve complex societal challenges by providing cutting-edge solutions. 

Geonardo is an innovation and technology company active in the energy, environment and sustainable development fields. Geonardo provides research, innovation and consultancy services and cutting-edge solutions in the renewable energy, resource efficiency, climate change and natural resources sectors. Across these sectors, Geonardo conducts state-of-the-art life cycle assessments (LCA), GIS/remote sensing and 3D terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) applications, develops web-based planning and decision support tools, and implements novel training, capacity building, institutional strengthening, and communication and dissemination actions.

Since its establishment in 1999, Geonardo has become a leading SME in Central and Eastern Europe with extensive experience in conceiving and implementing research and innovation projects co-financed under the EU programmes, in particular the research and innovation programmes (FP5/6/7, H2020, LIFE, CIP). In these projects, Geonardo works closely with universities, research institutions, industry as well as public administrations and civil society organisations, providing innovative solutions to tackle complex challenges.

Today, Geonardo has a broad portfolio of European and international projects implemented by a dynamic and multidisciplinary team of experts with solid know-how and experience in project development and management, policy formulation and implementation, web design and development, as well as technical expertise in environmental engineering, geothermal energy, bioenergy, energy efficiency, building energetics, geodata and satellite imagery processing.



Environmental Resource Management

Human impact on the environment needs to be properly managed to ensure the sustainability of our natural resources. We provide the essential tools and knowledge to mitigate stress on our water ecosystems, air, land, and minerals.

Human impact on the environment needs to be properly managed to ensure the sustainability of our natural resources. We provide the essential tools and knowledge to mitigate stress on our water ecosystems, air, land, and minerals.

Life Cycle Assessment

A complete environmental and economic assessment of a product or service along its life stages can help make better business or policy decisions. From acoustic panels produced using recycled tyres, to novel low-CO2 concrete binders, our team can carry out LCA of various products and materials.

A complete environmental and economic assessment of a product or service along its life stages can help make better business or policy decisions. From acoustic panels produced using recycled tyres, to novel low-CO2 concrete binders, our team can carry out LCA of various products and materials.

GIS & Remote Sensing

Geographical Information Systems are state-of-the-art technologies that allow data and information about a certain geographical region to be digitally stored, recorded and updated. At Geonardo, we utilise the most up-to-date GIS software and technology and remote sensing methods, applying these in diverse and novel contexts such as for assessing biomass potential for bioenergy and monitoring the impacts of mining on the environment.

Geographical Information Systems are state-of-the-art technologies that allow data and information about a certain geographical region to be digitally stored, recorded and updated. At Geonardo, we utilise the most up-to-date GIS software and technology and remote sensing methods, applying these in diverse and novel contexts such as for assessing biomass potential for bioenergy and monitoring the impacts of mining on the environment.

3D Terrestial Laser Scanning

The rapidly emerging applications of this innovative surveying technique allow us to benefit from the high precision and high spatial resolution that 3D topography brings. At Geonardo, we use FARO 3D laser scanner, providing fast and exact measurements of buildings, artefacts and any other objects in three dimensions.

The rapidly emerging applications of this innovative surveying technique allow us to benefit from the high precision and high spatial resolution that 3D topography brings. At Geonardo, we use FARO 3D laser scanner, providing fast and exact measurements of buildings, artefacts and any other objects in three dimensions.

Web-based Planning & Decision Support

Integration of IT tools and solutions and computer-based information systems is increasingly widespread across all sectors. Energy and environmental sectors are no exception. Our IT team develops and implements web-based decision support tools for complex decision making processes such as planning energy efficiency interventions in districts.   

Integration of IT tools and solutions and computer-based information systems is increasingly widespread across all sectors. Energy and environmental sectors are no exception. Our IT team develops and implements web-based decision support tools for complex decision making processes such as planning energy efficiency interventions in districts.   

Training & Capacity Building

We believe in lifelong learning and experience-based learning. Training is therefore an integral part of our internal activities as well as our projects. From on-site training for SMEs on energy efficiency to e-Learning courses for local authorities on low carbon heating and cooling plans, our team acts as trainers, mentors and workshop moderators in a diversity of fields.

We believe in lifelong learning and experience-based learning. Training is therefore an integral part of our internal activities as well as our projects. From on-site training for SMEs on energy efficiency to e-Learning courses for local authorities on low carbon heating and cooling plans, our team acts as trainers, mentors and workshop moderators in a diversity of fields.

Communication & Dissemination

The impact and exploitation of innovation and research results remains limited without effective communication and dissemination. Our graphic design, IT and marketing communication teams work hand in hand with our project managers and partners to deliver out-of-the-box and novel solutions for dissemination and communication in a variety of projects such as those focusing on valorising waste, promoting nearly zero-energy buildings, formulating climate change adaptation strategies, and fostering sustainable bioenergy production.

The impact and exploitation of innovation and research results remains limited without effective communication and dissemination. Our graphic design, IT and marketing communication teams work hand in hand with our project managers and partners to deliver out-of-the-box and novel solutions for dissemination and communication in a variety of projects such as those focusing on valorising waste, promoting nearly zero-energy buildings, formulating climate change adaptation strategies, and fostering sustainable bioenergy production.

Project Design & Implementation

Conceiving novel project ideas, turning them into competitive project proposals, and implementing projects in partnership with leading universities, research institutions, industry as well as public administrations and civil society organisations make up our daily routine at Geonardo. Since our establishment in 1999, we have been quite active in developing and implementing research and innovation projects, in particular under the EU’s Framework Programmes (FP5/6/7, H2020) as well as CIP and LIFE programmes.

Conceiving novel project ideas, turning them into competitive project proposals, and implementing projects in partnership with leading universities, research institutions, industry as well as public administrations and civil society organisations make up our daily routine at Geonardo. Since our establishment in 1999, we have been quite active in developing and implementing research and innovation projects, in particular under the EU’s Framework Programmes (FP5/6/7, H2020) as well as CIP and LIFE programmes.

Projects

Career

EU Research and Innovation Project Manager

Geonardo is looking for an ambitious and talented Project Manager with a passion for developing innovative project concepts and managing our ongoing projects under the EU programmes, in particular the research and innovation programmes.

Who we are

Geonardo is an innovation and technology company active in the energy, environment and sustainable development fields. Geonardo provides research, innovation and consultancy services and cutting-edge solutions in the renewable energy, resource efficiency, climate change and natural resources sectors. Since its establishment in 1999, Geonardo has been active in EU funded research and innovation projects, working closely with universities, research institutions, industry as well as public administrations and civil society organisations, providing innovative solutions to tackle complex challenges. Read more here: www.geonardo.com

Who we are looking for: Must-haves

We are searching for candidates with a can-do approach, leadership skills and creativity.

Please DO NOT APPLY if you do not have:

  • Proven direct experience in developing and/or managing EU funded research and innovation projects;
  • At least three years of professional experience relevant to Geonardo’s fields of activities;
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills to produce proposals and reports;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Who we are looking for: Good-to-haves

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the EU funding system;
  • Direct experience in coordinating FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects and handling their technical, administrative and financial management;
  • Technical expertise and research interest in fields such as energy efficiency, energy efficient buildings, energy planning, circular economy, and waste management;
  • Working knowledge of additional languages.

What the job is about

  • Managing EU funded projects as coordinator or partner, and ensuring the implementation of the projects’ activities and the delivery of their results;
  • Actively communicating and liaising with project partners as well as building networks and disseminating and exploiting the project results;
  • Seeking high-potential opportunities and developing and submitting competitive project proposals under the EU’s research and innovation programmes;
  • Travelling to proposal/project meetings and events, predominantly within Europe;
  • Contributing to the preparation of bids for EC tenders on as-needed basis;
  • Providing active support to other project managers in their day-to-day tasks related to the implementation of their projects.

What We Offer

  • A competitive compensation and benefits package;
  • Opportunity to take part in international research and innovation projects;
  • Opportunity to advance in the EU project development and management field;
  • A great working environment at a technology park and within a young, multidisciplinary and international team.

When and Where

This is a full-time post foreseen to start in September 2017 with a probationary period of 3 months. The place of post is Budapest, Hungary. The candidates shall be preferably based in Budapest or willing to invest in the necessary move to Budapest.

How to apply

If you believe that you are the right candidate for this post, please submit your application to info@geonardo.com. Please indicate “Project Manager” in the subject line and attach:

  • A motivation letter explaining how your profile matches the skills and qualifications required for the position;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • Contact information of two references.

Only those applications which meet the required skills and qualifications will be considered. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

Closing date of application: 13 August 2017

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