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Programme manager for research at SPIDER

August 29, 2022

SPIDER is looking for a programme manager for research. Apply before 6 September.

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This job advertisement is posted by SPIDER.


Apply before 6 September. You apply via Stockholm University’s recruitment system. As an applicant, you are responsible for ensuring that the application is complete in accordance with the advertisement and that it is received by the university by the application deadline.


The Department of Computer and System Science (DSV) is one of Sweden’s oldest departments within IT and is Stockholm University’s largest department. With its close relationship to society and one of the world’s largest IT clusters, well-developed infrastructure and strong financial base, DSV has the best conditions to conduct Swedish and international education and research of the highest quality.

SPIDER (the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions) is an independent centre at the Department of Data and System Science (DSV), Stockholm University that focuses on the digitilization of international development cooperation.

Job Description

  • Compile previously accumulated results from our research projects and make these available to a wider public.
  • Handle bi-lateral collaborations with Swedish partner countries.
  • Plan, administer, follow up results of the research part of our projects for all thematic areas and evaluate new partnerships.
  • Communicate research results orally and in writing.
  • Budget follow-up of research project collaborations including the annual audit.
  • Represent and organize SPIDER in various national and global digital development projects (ICT4D) activities in research, e.g. seminars and conferences.
  • Participate in ICT4D training activities.

Other duties include working with overall budget planning and future visions for SPIDER. It is also desirable that you participate in our application preparation for other funding routes. Furthermore, as programme manager, you will also participate in the development of our thematic areas and, together with the other programme managers, have close contacts with researchers and other organizations important to the field, nationally as well as internationally.

Terms of employment

The employment is full-time with a 12 month limit. Stockholm University applies individual salary setting, so feel free to state salary claims. Starting as soon as possible.
Stockholm University strives to be a workplace that is free from discrimination and providing equal opportunities for everyone.


Further information about the employment is provided by SPIDER’s deputy director, Caroline Wamala-Larsson, tel. 08-16 15 32, .