Administration - Procurement and Administration Technician (Closed)

Administration & Services job offer
Position category: Administration
Reference: Procurement and Administration Technician
Duration: Replacement contract
Application deadline: 2023/06/20
For more info contact the supervisors:

How to apply

The Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) is looking for candidates to hire a graduate for the position of Public Procurement and Administration Technician. The successful candidate will provide support to the DIPC administration staff.

The role

Functions, among others:

  • Direct preparation of tender documents and other documentation required for public tenders.
  • Evaluation of bids and drafting of contracts resulting from calls for tenders.
  • Filing, monitoring and administrative management of tenders, contracts and purchases resulting from framework agreements.
  • Preparation and communication of contract extensions.
  • Publication of tenders and minor contracts.

In addition, the candidate will participate in the day-to-day administrative tasks and document management of the centre.

The candidate will work under the supervision of the DIPC management.


  • Education: Bachelor's degree or university degree in Law, ADE or similar.
  • Language: Demonstrable high level of English, spoken and written, accredited.
  • Availability for immediate incorporation.


Desired background & competences

Skills valued:

  • Master's degree in specialisation.
  • Mastery of administrative legislation on procurement (including the Law on Public Sector Contracts).
  • Mastery of the computer applications necessary for the optimal development of the job.

Personal requirements:

  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Willingness to perform versatile tasks in terms of function and responsibility.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Initiative.


Working conditions

  • Estimated annual gross salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and consistent with our pay scales

We provide a highly stimulating research environment, and unique professional career development opportunities.

We offer and promote a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applicants regardless of age, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The center

DIPC is a research center whose mission is to perform and catalyze cutting-edge research in physics and related disciplines, as well as to convey scientific culture to society. Located in Donostia / San Sebastian (Basque Country, Spain), DIPC was born from a strategic alliance of both public institutions and private companies. Since 2008 DIPC is a 'Basque Excellence Research Center' (BERC) recognized by the Basque Government's Department of Education. In 2019, DIPC was also recognized as a "Severo Ochoa" Excellence Center by the Spanish Research Agency.

About the team

Joining a Research Centre of international relevance.

Replacement contract, with incorporation from 26 June 2023.

Salary to be negotiated depending on the candidate's profile.

How to apply

Those interested should send a curriculum vitae and cover letter to the e-mail address  before 20 June 2023.

  • Reference: Procurement and Administration Technician
  • Application deadline: 2023/06/20
  • Application email:

Selection process

Applications will be evaluated by a Committee appointed by the Director of the DIPC according to the following criteria (with the weighting in percentage of the final score indicated in brackets):

  • CV of the candidate (50%)
  • Cover letter (10%)
  • Personal interview (40%)


In order to pass to the personal interview phase, it will be necessary to obtain a minimum of 40 out of 60 in the evaluation of the CV and cover letter. Likewise, those profiles that, in the committee's opinion, do not meet any of the requirements for the job position will not be evaluated.

The final resolution of the selection process will be published on the DIPC website as soon as possible.


The resolution of this opening has been already published. You can download it here.