A creative and results driven professional, with significant experience in the fields of project and program management on an international platform. Possesses valuable expertise in proposal development, project and program planning / design and social media. Focused on delivering an exceptional level of service to key stakeholders, utilising strong communication, linguistic and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships at all levels and completing administrative functions such as producing reports and documents. Widely regarded as a strong team builder and team player, who thrives in challenging environments.

I have a continuous focus on professional and personal development aiming to fulfil my potential. The high energy, the contagious enthusiasm, the passion for results and delivery are the ingredients of getting satisfaction from my work.

PMI certificated by Italian Management Institute since 2011


- Ability to plan an EU project using PCM and full cycle-life approach, gained designing four EU projects on behalf of Granaforma and attending three training courses focus on PCM;

- Ability to plan training contents using UFC/CFU modules, gained planning and writing educational ESF funded projects on behalf on Cescot Umbria;

- Monitoring and Evaluation skills, gained attending two masters focus on management of EU funds and other training courses focus on Management of EU funds;

- Project Management Skills, Team Leadership and Capacity Building, gained managing in the preparation of four EU project proposals and attending training courses focus management of EU funds and Project Management;

-Identifying needs, issues and elaborating proposal documentation for grant programs and projects followed by the development, implementation and monitor the approved projects;- Consulting services mainly focused on European funding, interacting with government agencies, NGO and SME, and writing several European projects, maintenance and creation of relationships with clients;


I am looking for an EU Project Manager position working in the field of European projects. I am a highly motivated responsible hard working Research Funding Manager with  five years experience in European projects. Proven ability to individuate the right European fund call for a project idea,  build project budget and write project proposal in response of the call. Known for my capacity to learn quickly, to use social media  communication skills, partner searching and managing international partnerships. I am a reliable quick learner to be effective in different environments. I am ready to take on new challenges and to put my professionalism at the service of an innovative organization whose goal is growth and aims at the quality. I am looking for the opportunity to perform and to be recognized. 

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2012 - Present

Euro project writer/ Research Funding Manager

  • Providing advice and consultancy on all aspects of European research funding, creating robust project / program proposals and coordinating projects through to implementation and evaluation
  • Working closely and collaborating with clients, stakeholders, Government agencies, NGO's and SME's throughout the project lifecycle
  • Editing materials for subsequent published materials and website content, providing recommendations in order to enhance impact and readability
  • Utilizing personal skills to identify needs and issues with responsibility for creating proposal documentation for grant programs and projects
  • Developing robust relationships with clients, sourcing partners for EU projects to facilitate profitable business growth

Key Achievements

  • Creating engaging content for multiple platforms, including Facebook, Tumblr, blogs and various magazines
  • Building strong relationships with key stakeholders, such as Iter-Innovazione, Trezario, Smile, Centro studi e formazione Villa Montesca, Sida Group, GEYC, Bucharest, Ilfov Country Council and Romania
  • Created a presentation on Erasmus Plus 2015 Guidelines, which achieved over 16k views in five months
  • Developed an EU funding Facebook page, which received over 12k likes following successful launch
Jul 2013 - Present

Project Manager junior

Umbria Training Center
  • Directly supporting project management activities across a portfolio of EU projects successfully overseeing activities across all phase from initial research, design and planning through to effective project execution
  • Managing an innovative design communication strategy for the project implementation stages to ensure it meets the ever evolving need of the client
  • Working on project - Social innovation and domotics in the rising Silver Economy: new skills in motion NESKIMO 2013-1-IT1-LEO02-03566; PLM LDV project 2012-1-IT1-leo02-02485 -Bio-skills in motion save the world EARTH
  • Accountable for identifying funding opportunities, to facilitate the improvements of the organisations ability to development
  • Playing a key role in the preparation of a range of monthly report and managing the updating and maintaining of the electronic document management system and archives in line with internal protocols
  • Carrying out the comprehensive translation of professional documents from Romanian to Italian and vice versa, ensuring high levels of accuracy while working to time critical deadlines
  • Establishing, developing and managing robust relationships with partner organizations, involving the responsibility for the design and delivery of project communications
  • Undertaking a range of administrative support duties; dealing with enquiries, preparing correspondence, completing finance and general PMO administrative duties
  • Preparing quarterly reimbursement procedures ensuring best fit with both the needs of the organisation and the employee
  • Managing international study visits of the Romanian delegation, ensuring delegates have all they need prior to travel
  • Additionally responsible for organising international study visits from the Romanian delegation

Key Achievements

  • Acted as Subject Matter Expert on social policy and Administrative staff for the POSDRU project; Together for an Inclusive Society
  • Played a lead role in the planning and delivery of the Social Innovation and Domotics in the Rising Silver Economy Project and the Bio-skills in Motion Save the World Project


Mar 2014 - Jul 2014


European Commission DG CONNECT
  • Organising the first eHealth inducement prize; completing initial research, defining contest rules, coordinating event delivery and performing post-project evaluation
  • Researching European experts in the fields of food, photonics, food scanning / labeling and inducement prizes
  • Dealing with all aspects of event planning and execution, including venue selection, catering, travel, accommodation, venue set up and the preparation of event materials
  • Undertaking quality evaluations following event delivery, including the analysis and review of feedback reports as well as directly supporting the evaluation panel meetings
  • Helped with the evaluation of the H2020 calls PHC26 and PHC 32; in particular: quality checking evaluators (251 applications); completion of hand written "Draft Evaluation Summary Reports" and "Review Evaluation Summary Reports". Analysed issues that arose during the "Review ESR" phase. Attended evaluation meetings and supported the team with administrative / organisational tasks

Key Achievements

  • Successfully delivering the prize event on time, in budget and to high-quality standards, as well as receiving commendation for leading the quality check and evaluation process
  • Effectively managing the EU eHealth Twitter account and winning the Internal DG Connect Contest for the best thematic Twitter account
Sep 2011 - Mar 2012


  • Providing project management support as part of the Lifelong Learning Programme, applying strong linguistic skills to support learning across four languages
  • Drafting two key project proposals; the Multilateral Grundtvig Programme focused on key competencies of immigrants and the KA2 Language Programme to support adults over 45 years of age
  • Creating budgets, work structures and packages, while utilising Goal Oriented Project Planning and PCM methodologies to support project delivery

Key Achievements

  • Creating two high quality project proposals and securing four new partners to the network; subsequently securing recognition from the applicant organisation following strong performance
Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

Expert in managing European funds

Cescot Umbria
  • Evaluating national and European funds, programmes and policies, ensuring adherence to all EU standards
  • Drafting proposals and developing partner networks, managing all aspects and phases of the project

Key Achievements

  • Developing two major training projects, including the establishment of a partnership agreement between Cescot, Confesercenti Umbria and six local partners
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Expert in managing European funds

Umbra Dati

Analyzing and monitoring national and European funds, programs and policies; Understanding the logic and the administrative rules underlying the calls; analyzing calls and writing projects; designing, developing and preparing \ project proposals to be submitted as part of funding programs; supporting the creation of networks of reliable partners for the realization of projects; managing, monitoring and optimizing results and reporting of projects; creating and managing (Inc. financially) the projects; organizing study sessions and training on European project funding and on special topics related to national, European or international policies; researching partners for European projectsResults: Participation of Cescot as a partner in two European projects in response to the call published by DG Enterprise and Industry

Sep 2010 - Mar 2011

Trainee as European Project Assistant


Writing the project proposal for two multilateral Grundtvig projects;partner research; building and managing of the partnership in four language; drafting the projects budget; submitting the applications form; WBS and Work package projects drafting; monitoring the European calls; PCM and facilitating three projects using the GOPP methodology; drafting the Logical framework and Problem tree; translating the POSDRU program from Rumanian to Spanish; translating correspondence from Rumanian, Italian to Spanish and vice versa; partner research for Rumanian partner in order to present a project in Romania; building the budget of Granaforma partner for two projects presented in Romania, with POSDRU program; full filing the application form for preparatory visit on behalf of Rumanian partner. Results: Preparatory Grundtvig visit approved for the Rumanian partner; partnership agreement signed between Granaforma and Omnimind, the Rumanian partner, after six months; both projects were considerate eligible, and one of them obtained a good evaluation; compliments from France and Rumanian partners concerning the partnership management


Oct 2011 - Dec 2011

Private training course

Stargate consulting & training (Vocational Training)

Main topics: Project management process; management of risk and opportunities; define the deliverables; time and cost management; evaluation and quality of the projects; leadership; negotiation techniques; problem solving; elements of accountability of European projects; monitoring and evaluation of a project founded by EU funds

May 2011 - May 2011

Private Master

Euro giovani Centro Studi Europei

Main topics: EU institutions; European funding programs; techniques and methods of writing an application form; how to write a WP; evaluation of the project techniques. Diploma obtained 6 months later, after submission of a European Project

Mar 2010 - Apr 2011

Public training course funded by ESF

Servizio Europa (Association close relation with Umbria Region)

Main Topics: European programs: 7FP, LLP, CIP, IEE, Europe for Citizens, Culture, Daphne, Jessica, foreign assistance programs: IPA, ENPI, DCI; territorial cooperation instruments; cohesion policy;techniques of community planning; Project Cycle Management; Logical Framework approach; facilitation of groups using the method GOPP ;creation and management of the European Partnership; technical evaluation of projects; Community policies;PAC; study visit to Brussels from 8 June to 12June 2010, addressed issues FP7; the submission and evaluation of projects; PROGRESS Program; cooperation projects; the Treaty of Lisbon; emigration  policy.  Traineeships in Spain, for 6 months as Expert in European Project

Oct 2008 - Mar 2009

Erasmus Student

University of Malta

Courses attended: Introducing Research Methods in Social Science; Professional Language Skills: Social Work/ Social Administration; Spanish Language Seminar 2;Spanish Language Seminar 3; Spanish Language Seminar 4; Applied Conversation Analysis 1



Social media content curator

Managing the successful Facebook page EU funding opportunities and project managing tips. Co- Managed the DG CNNECT EU_eHealth Twitter and Facebook account, gained the internal competition for the best thematic account in DG CNNECT.


I have experience in base accountability. I had attended also three training courses focus on primary accountability. One in Romania in 1994, 70 hours and other two in Italy. One in 2010 organized by Umana Forma, Perugia 120 hours and one in 2011, organized by ENAIP Perugia, 60 hours. During my whole life I used the accountability to keep my personal budget, and among 1995 -1996 in Romania I kept the basic accountability for an import-export company. In Italy I have helped a friend for 5 months to update the accounts of his transport company during his illness.

Communicate in four European languages

I  speak Romanian, Italian, English and Spanish. I am able to manage the international partner correspondence in these languages.

Microsof Project

I used this software during the preparation of the last two multilateral Grundtivg project. I attended the 100 hour training course.

Immigration issue

Expert on immigration  issues. Work experience as responsible for emigration  office of Patronato Acli, in  Bastia Umbra and Assisi. Training courses based on inter cultural  mediation, right of immigrants; funding for emigration  association.  Voluntary for NGO emigration association Unione Immigrati in Umbria, branch  Bastia Umbra, and Amnesty International in Malta.  PM focus on immigration projects on behalf on Socialidarity, Social Media Content Curator  of the Facebook page Job, Trabajo&travoux- Lavorare in Italia

Project Planning

EU funding research

High capacity of finding EU funding opportunities for profit and non profit association. See may scoop magazine


Dec 2012 - Present

Base Certification in Project Management

Italian Institute of Project Management
May 2007 - Present


Italian Association for Informatics
Jun 2008 - Present

- International Professional English Certification

The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy
Nov 2009 - Present

English Course

International School of Language, Malta
2008 - Present

English Course

International School of Language, Malta
Aug 2010 - Present

Spanish training course

Escuela de Idioma Montalban , Granada
2013 - 2013

First English Certificate

2008 - 2008

English Course

Club Class Residential Language School, Malta

PCM& GOPP tools