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Data Manager / Database Expert (all genders) in the FAIR project

GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt operates one of the leading particle accelerators for science. In the next few years, the new FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) one of the world's largest research projects, will be built in international cooperation. GSI and FAIR offer the opportunity to work together in this international environment with a team of employees committed to ensuring each day to conduct world-class science.



For our department „Project Management Office“, we are looking for a


Data Manager / Database Expert (all genders) in the FAIR project

Reference ID: 21.139-6110



Your tasks:


  • Development and maintenance of IT tools for project and cost reporting using VBA, SQL
  • Development, administration and maintenance of the central database and its links to other data sources (EXCEL, SAP, schedules, financial planning and other databases)
  • Support of PMO and project responsibles in general and specific data related questions and tasks (usage and availability)
  • Support the implementation of a new Project Management Software
  • Regular provision of status reports



Your Qualification:


  • A degree in natural sciences or engineering (BSc. or comparable education) or similar qualification
  • Very good programming skills (VBA and SQL); Very good knowledge of MS EXCEL
  • Affinity to complex projects, IT and technical topics
  • A structured way of working with a good understanding of the users requirements
  • Experience in large-scale engineering site projects and/or reporting is advantageous
  • Knowledge of standard project management tools and methods
  • High level of initiative, independent and responsible action, high commitment to quality and user-oriented work results
  • Good communication skills in German and English (spoken and written)


In our internationally renowned research institute, you can expect a thorough induction and a multifaceted and attractive job in an experienced project management team.


The position is limited until 31.12.2026. Salary is equivalent to that for public employees as specified in the collective agreement for public employees (TVöD Bund).


GSI supports the vocational development of women. Therefore, women are especially encouraged to apply for the position.


Handicapped persons will be preferentially considered when equally qualified.



For further information please contact the Department Head Emmanuel Rosi  (Tel. ++49-(0)6159-711383, e.rosi(at) or the Group Leader Nick Ungermann (Tel. ++49-(0)6159-71-2191,   n.ungermann(at)


Further information about FAIR and GSI is available at and


If you find this position interesting and challenging, please send your full application documents, stating the Reference ID (21.139-6110), your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations by December 08, 2021 at the latest to:





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