CV, Multilingual EU Research Funding Officer Seeking Work In Europe

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 23098
(19/07/1969, female)
Skills keywords: eu research funding, grant proposal writing, multilingual, office administration, project management
Short Bio:

Five years experience in EU research funding and project management in a European university, EU project coordinator, fluent in five EU languages, with background in Psychology, Social Sciences and Humanities, Presently looking for a challenging position in a European, multicultural environment.

Current location: Județul Hunedoara, Romania - View on map
Nationality: Romanian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  education and training, multilingual
Spoken languages: english, french, german, Greek, italian, romanian
Location I am interested in working: austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, switzerland, United Kingdom
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, switzerland, United Kingdom

Career Summary

6 Jul 2009–11 Jul 2014
European Grant Officer
European University Cyprus, 6 Diogenes Str, 2044 Nicosia (Cyprus)

– Responsible for the research funding available from national and European programmes – RPF, Life Long Learning Programme, Erasmus+, Horizon 2020

– Assist the Centre’s director in the daily operations, attend internal and external meetings to represent the Centre

– Attend information days and workshops/seminars related to research funding, proposal writing and project management (LLP, Erasmus+, FP7,Interreg Cy-Gr, Horizon 2020)

– Inform the faculty and external research associates about available funding and procedures to submit proposals including financial/ audit requirements and budget preparation

– Facilitate partner search in other European countries, create networks of cooperation and administrate a database with potential partners

– Evaluate the quality of research proposals so that they meet the objectives of the call, guide faculty with procedures regarding proposal writing, project management, budget, timesheets, reports, etc.

– Write and submit research proposals for local and EU grants

– Management and coordination of the project personally obtained from LLP Grundtvig – “Health and Longevity with Ayurveda and Yoga” (2012-2014)

– Administration of E.U.C. Research Centre website and databases

– Monitoring all projects, organize case files, ensure the quality and the timing of reports/publications submission

– Editing and reviewing contracts, consortium agreements, communication with funding agencies, etc.

– Organize EUC Research Open Day and other events for the centre to promote access to research programs’ funding and to disseminate the Centre’s projects

Business or sector:  Professional, scientific and technical activities

1 Jan 2012–30 Mar 2015
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Instructor
Freelance, (Cyprus)

The Primary Series of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga – all levels

Yoga philosophy – Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Tantric philosophy

Basic principles of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Cooking classes

Yoga for health and stress management

Psychological Astrology Consultancy

Business or sector:  Arts, entertainment and recreation

1 Mar 2005–30 Jul 2009
Waiter/waitress (café)
7 Caves Cafe/Restaurant, Acropolis, 2054 Nicosia (Cyprus)

Preparation and waiting of coffee, juices, cocktail, wines

Taking food and beverage order

Serving food


Business or sector:  Accommodation and food service activities

1 Jul 2003–30 Sep 2004
Waitress/Floor supervisor
Tasmaria Hotel/Restaurant, Tafon ton Vasileon, Pafos (Cyprus)


Taking food and beverage order

Preparing coffee, juices, cocktail, wine

Serving food and beverages


Business or sector Accommodation and food service activities

23 Nov 1996–15 Mar 2002
Bar Manager
Hard Rock Cafe Bahrain. Old Exhibition Street, Manama (Bahrain)

Prepare all beverages, cocktail, wines, coffee

Bar supervision and bar staff trainer

Cashier for the restaurant

Order beverages from suppliers

Monthly inventory

Business or sector Accommodation and food service activities

Qualifications & Training

1 Oct 2011–1 May 2015 MA Indian Religions University studies (Master)
University of Wales,  Trinity Saint David, Lampeter

Study and research

Indian Philosophy and Religion

Advaita Vedanta, Samkhya and Yoga

The Bhagavad Gita and its Commentators

Modern Yoga and Ayurveda

Tantra and Sexuality in Hindu Traditions

Study Skills for Theology and Religious Studies

Theory and Methodology in the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion

Master Thesis: “Mantra and Spiritual Liberation in Hindu Tantric Tradition”

15 Sep 2005–20 Jan 2010
BA Social and Behavioral Sciences- Summa Cum Laude University studies (Bachelor)
European University,  6 Diogenes Str, 2044 Nicosia (Cyprus)

Psychology: Personality, Human Relations, Group Dynamics, Developmental, Industrial/Organizational, Abnormal, Forensic, Health, History, Experimental, Child and Teenager,Social

Sensation and Perception, Cognitive

Counseling: Introduction, Techniques

Statistics in Psychology

Research Methods in Psychology

Social Sciences: Sociology, Anthropology

Humanities: English, Business English, French, History, Public Speaking, Introduction to Film

Practicum in Psychology

Research Project: “Dreams, Creativity and Spiritual Intelligence” – Correlation Study

• Researched, designed and administered to 140 undergraduates at EUC a survey investigating the relationship between certain personality traits, attitudes, dream recall and creativity as part of my practicum and senior thesis project

• Collected and analysed the data; Wrote up results

April 2008-March 2011 Volunteer at the Movement for Rehabilitation of Mental Health Association of Cyprus (KAPSY) and its Day Center

• Participate in social activities with mental health professionals and day care outpatients

• Attend and participate in seminars and workshops promoting education on mental health management and integration in Cyprus

1 Mar 2010–30 Oct 2010
Consultant in Positive Psychotherapy Post-secondary education (Vocational training)

Romanian Association for Positive Psychotherapy, Bucuresti (Romania)

Theoretical and Practical training in Positive Psychotherapy

1 Sep 2013–22 Feb 2015
Consultant in Psychological Astrology Post-secondary education (Vocational training)
London Center for Psychological Astrology

Theoretical and Practical training in Psychological Astrology

Introduction to Astrology: Planets, The Elements, Houses, The Moon’s Nodes, Aspects

Astrological chart analysis: Personality, Family dynamics, Vocational, The Cycles of life

Relationship – Synastry, Composite

Transits and progressions

Solar Return

World Astrology

28 Aug 2011–28 Sep 2011
Yoga Instructor Post-secondary education (Vocational training)
Yoga in Salento , Zollino (Italy)

200 Hours Intensive Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga theory and practice

Yoga anatomy


Yoga Philosophy


2 Jun 2012–12 Jun 2012
Yoga Instructor Post-secondary education (Vocational training)
Ashtanga Yoga Copenhagen – David Swenson, Copenhagen (Denmark)

40 Hours Ashtanga Yoga Intensive Teacher Training

Study in the foundations and teaching techniques of the primary series of Ashtanga Yoga


Mother tongue(s) Romanian

Listening/ Reading/ Spoken interaction/ Spoken production

Spanish B2 C1 B2 B2 B2
English C2 C2 C2 C2 C2
Hungarian A2 B1 A2 A2 A2
French C1 C2 C1 C1 C1
Greek C2 C2 C2 C2 B2
Italian C2 C2 C1 C1 C1
German B2 C1 B2 B2 B2
Hindi B1 B1 B1 B1 B1

Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user – B1 and B2: Independent user – C1 and C2: Proficient user

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Other Skills

Project management, Grant Proposal Writing, Budget preparation, Research, Office Administration, Customer Service, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Public Relations, Foreign Languages, Communication, Translations, Web page management, Event organization, Yoga teaching, Indian Philosophy teaching, Healthy food, Indian cooking teaching, Astrological Consulting, Drinks/cocktails, Wines and spirits, Wine knowledge, Draught beverages (serving), Café (waiting), Cashiering, Wine waiting, Bartending, Staff responsibility, Table waiting