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Vacancy announcement
for the Interact Programme

Interact Office Vienna is recruiting an IT manager

The vacancy

An experienced IT manager is sought to join the Interact team.

The individual will play a role in the development and implementation of a large-scale software application. The position offers the opportunity for a dynamic, goal-orientated team player to apply their creativity, challenge the status-quo, and to implement agreed innovative ideas.

About Interact

We are an experienced international team who are passionate about cooperation. Cooperation can be complex; our job is to make it easier.

We ensure the exchange of experience, information and innovation in order to promote best practice and make cooperation easier. We achieve this through targeted events, publications and tools.

Our services are targeted at cooperation programmes under the European Territorial Cooperation (ETC) objective of Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 - known as Interreg. These programmes jointly tackle common challenges and find shared solutions in fields such as health, environment, research, education, transport, sustainable energy and more.

Our work covers the Member States of the European Union, as well as Norway and Switzerland. We also support programmes in pre-accession and European Neighbourhood countries. We are co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

We are a decentralised organisation with a horizontal team structure. Our Managing Authority and Interact Secretariat are based in Bratislava. We also have four Interact offices in Turku (Finland), Valencia (Spain), Viborg (Denmark) and Vienna (Austria).

Full details regarding the aims, objectives, coordination framework and operational strategy for the programme can be found in the Interact III Cooperation Programme, available to download at www.interact-eu.net.

Interact Office Vienna is hosted by the City of Vienna, Municipal Department 27 - European Affairs. Employer of the Interact Office Vienna staff is the EU-Förderagentur GmbH on behalf of the City of Vienna.

About Interreg Monitoring Systems

A Monitoring System supports project and programme implementation as well as communication with beneficiaries. The system has different modules for application, assessment, contracting and reporting for funding projects besides modules for monitoring and steering for programme authorities.

Interact is currently providing a Monitoring System called eMS (electronic monitoring system) free of charge to all interested EU cooperation programmes. User support and maintenance is being performed in cooperation with the development company.

For the upcoming programming period 2021-2027, Interact is developing a new system with the working title "MS Post 2020". The system will be designed by Interact in close collaboration with a group of Interreg programmes and developed by an external IT provider.

Both Monitoring Systems are web-based Java applications using open-source or free to use technologies and a license free Linux based environment.


The IT manager will join the team of content experts working on the current eMS as well as on the development of a new Monitoring System Post 2020. This software will support the involved programmes through to 2027, as part of the new European Structural Investment Fund period.

Key tasks

  • Preparing feature specifications in cooperation with the content experts
  • Daily communication with software developers
  • Management of the test environment for both Monitoring Systems (Linux, Apache Tomcat, Mariadb)
  • Testing the Monitoring Systems
  • Release management
  • Support users
  • Preparing and updating of the software and user documentation
  • Involvement in implementation of new monitoring system for the 2021-2027 period.

In addition, the IT manager will be involved in:

  • Liaising with European Institutions and other stakeholders
  • Assessing the needs of Interreg programmes and translating it to tech-talk
  • Contributing to the development of the general strategy and work plan of Interact

Minimum requirements

  • Education:
  • University degree (or equivalent) in computer science or other relevant field and minimum of 2 years work experience in the field of software development (as software developer, software architect or project manager)
  • Technical education in the field of computer science or other relevant and minimum of 3 years work experience in the field of software development (as software developer, software architect or project manager)
  • Proficiency in Java
  • Thorough knowledge of web-based applications
  • Solid knowledge of software design and architecture
  • Experience with relational databases (SQL)
  • Experience with Linux
  • Ability to create functional and technical specifications
  • Solid understanding of design patterns, data structures and algorithms
  • Proficient knowledge of English (speaking and writing). Working language is English.
  • Applicants must be a citizen of a state participating in the Interact Programme or must have a valid residence and work permit in Austria

Professional skills/assets

  • Experience in agile methodologies and toolsets
  • Experience with testing of complex software
  • Experience with large scale applications
  • Familiarity with web-services (e.g. REST)
  • Work experience in an international environment
  • Presentation/moderation skills
  • Knowledge of at least another EU language, especially German

Personal assets

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Detail-orientation, self-motivation
  • Strong team work skills
  • Communication skills

Terms and conditions for employment/contracting period

  • The EU-Förderagentur GmbH, on behalf of City of Vienna MA 27, will offer the successful candidate an employment contract under Austrian labour law.
  • Starting date as soon as possible
  • A one-year contract will be offered including a one-month probation period. After one year the contract can be extended according to performance of the employee.
  • The employment is foreseen on a 40 hours per week basis
  • The working place is Vienna (Austria)
  • Annual gross salary offered: minimum EUR 53 000 Brutto,- (the monthly salary is paid 14 times a year). The salary may be adapted according to qualification and experiences of the candidate.

Application procedure

Please apply here: https://www.eufa-wien.at/jobs/?yid=2112&sel_language=eng.
Applications sent by e-mail or other forms different than the online system will not be accepted.

The application should include.

  • A short motivation letter (no more than one page), describing
  • your suitability for the position as well as
  • your main job expectations
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • The online application form

To upload the CV and motivation letter, follow the instructions in the online application tool. All documents should be submitted in English.

Application deadline: 28.06.2020, 23:59 CET

Interviews with short-listed candidates are preliminarily scheduled for June 2020. Due to the current health situation interviews may take place using online conference tool.

Please note that the information submitted by the candidates and the selection process documentation might be shared with other departments of EU-Förderagentur GmbH, the Interact Monitoring Committee members, if requested, and the Interact Managing Authority, Programme Secretariat and Interact Offices.

EU-Förderagentur GmbH seeks to attain gender balance within the Wien Holding Group and encourages applicants of all genders to apply for this position.

For further information, please contact:

Genia Ortis
genia.ortis@interact-eu.net / +43 1 89 08 088 2383

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