JOB DESCRIPTION:               TECHNICAL MANAGER

 

  1. JOB IDENTIFICATION
Job type: Manager
Job title: Technical manager
Date of start: 15/11/2022
  1. JOB DESCRIPTION

Technical expert and reference person in all construction related topics dealt by the association.

Reporting to the Director General and the association’s members.

III.      KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & DUTY STATEMENTS
(The main areas of responsibility within the job)

  1. Policy monitoring
  • Acting as reference person on EU issues for the association’s members: understand and proactively address members’ issues in all their diversity.
  • Informing, ongoing monitoring and tracking, analysing and reporting of policy-related developments in the EU institutions and the association’s leaders’ activities, i.e. the following topics:
    • on Construct Product Regulation (CPR),
    • standardisation,
    • chemical policy,
    • fire safety,
    • sustainable construction.
  • Managing internal working groups (approx. 6) and implementing actions (e.g. drafting position papers/letters or technical/political papers); participating in relevant meetings and conference calls;
  • Informing members on relevant internal meetings, preparing, and sending agendas and presentations, writing, and sending minutes.
  • Providing daily support to the association’s members in relation to the above-mentioned fields; Circulating relevant information to members.
  • Managing a network of contacts and representing the association in the relevant institutions, organisations, and platforms in relation to the above-mentioned fields.
  1. Contribution to horizontal tasks within our small team

Including:

  • Supporting event organisers in contacting speakers for conferences or meetings (i.e. meetings with European Institutions)
  • Drafting of articles for various communications channels and social medias.
  1. WHAT DOES SUCCESS LOOK LIKE IN THIS JOB?
  • Strong monitoring controls and reporting mechanisms are in place and members / Director General are informed in a timely manner.
  • Members issues are met proactively, and early warning system are in place.
  • You are known in the network as our representative, as a solution driven, positive and open-minded individual.
  1. COMPETENCES

Must-have:

  • Excellent written and oral skills in English
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical skills

Skills / expertise:

  • Ability to present information in a clear, concise, and accessible way
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem solving attitude, diplomatic skills, and ability to build consensus
  • Methodical skills, attention to detail, rigor
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment

Interpersonal skills:

  • A dynamic and assertive personality, flexible, capable of working in a small team, well organised, and interested in the work of a trade association in an international environment.
  1. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum education level required: University degree

Minimum of experience level required:

Years of experience are less important than attitude for this role.

Level of supervision:

After an initial guidance period, the employee will be given overall directions but is expected to perform duties and responsibilities independently.

Please note, it is essential you have an existing right to work in the EU to apply for this role.

You can send your CV and motivation letter to the following e-mail .