The role of coordination is assumed by the Programme Manager, assisted by the staff of the Programme Office. Appointed by the Council, the Programme Manager is the executive officer and legal representative of the Euro-Argo-ERIC.

It involves the activities of management, documentation, and communication for the Euro-Argo infrastructure.

It also includes liaison and coordination with all relevant international Argo bodies (the Argo Steering Team, the Argo Data Management Team, the Argo Information Centre and the Argo international project office), as well as other Agencies (JCOMM, EEA, etc .).