Current job offers at GEN-Europe

We are happy to announce that GEN Europe is looking for an an IT Manager. All applicants are encouraged to apply but they must have the right to work in the EU. Applicants must send their CV and motivational letter in a PDF format in English to secretariat(at) Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews during September.

IT Manager

Job title: IT Manager
Salary: 720 euros (gross salary)
Location:  GEN Europe office (Arterra Bizimodu Community, Artieda, Spain) Or
Home office (optional)
Work time: 48 hours/month
Contract duration: Permanent employment contract with a 6-month probation
period. Target start date: 1 October 2017

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • To define and implement an IT strategy for GEN Europe
  • To coordinate the activities of the IT Working Group
  • To establish a stable IT environment made up of well-working systems and information flows
  • To manage and report on the IT budget and expenditure and coordinate the procurement of IT services, software and hardware.
  • To document the processes and procedures of the organisation with the overall aim of managing and conserving its organisational knowledge
  • To analyse organisational information and training requirements, and to implement and deploy new systems accordingly

These are some of the things that you will be doing:

  • Ensure the timely maintenance and of a landscape of IT systems (NextCloud, Typo3, CiviCRM, Linux and other OpenSource systems)
  • Resolve and document IT issues and end-user queries, including end-users with special needs and differing IT capacities
  • Develop and execute project plans and deliver specific IT outcomes
  • Coordinate and ensure that back-ups, upgrades and other IT admin functions are done regularly
  • Support the delivery of IT-related components that stem from organisational projects and events

Requisite skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Work independently and within small teams
  • A comprehensive understanding of the Open Source philosophy and communities
  • Project planning and management
  • Technical proficiency of the Linux server environment, Web Content Management Systems and Client Relationship Management systems
  • Technical proficiency of HTML, XML, CSS, PHP and DataBase query languages
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Open Office suite
  • Technical writing and communication skills in English (proficiency in Spanish and German would be a plus)

Applicants must send their CV and motivational letter in a PDF format in English to no later than the 31 st of August 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews during September. The selected candidate will be notified by the 22 nd of September 2017.