Project Manager (Citizens & Services)

Bruxelles (BE)
mercredi 26 juillet 2017
Date limite
samedi 9 septembre 2017
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

CEN and CENELEC are business catalysts in Europe, removing trade barriers for European industry and consumers. Their mission is to foster the European economy in global trading, the welfare of European citizens and the environment. Through their services they provide platforms for the development of European Standards and other technical specs. To strengthen its Citizens & Services unit, CEN is looking for a Project Manager.

Job description :

  • Contribute to the development and drive the execution of the European standardization strategy within the services sector (including awareness raising activities)
  • Developing, maintaining and strengthening partnership with service stakeholders (European policy makers, business, consumers, …) with the aim the further develop the portfolio of standardization activities in the services sectors
  • Ensure the timely development of standardization work associated to his/her areas of responsibility while ensuring the quality of the associated outputs
  • Maintain up-to date knowledge about policy and market developments in the services area that might impact European standardization or lead to new opportunities for standardization.
  • Attending and contributing to relevant seminars and conferences in order to inform about and promote the CEN and CENELEC technical activities
  • Pro-actively cooperating in the development of EC/EFTA standardization requests and ensuring their timely execution
  • Prepare documents for decisions by/recommendation to the relevant governing bodies and ensure proper follow up
  • Ensure consistent and coherent contributions to cross-departmental activities, through effective collaboration with other Units
  • Facilitating the introduction of innovative topics and/or new initiatives in the standardization work

Profile :

  • Master Degree in Economics
  • Understanding the functioning of the European regulatory framework and the surrounding context and the involved stakeholders
  • A clear understanding of the relevant sector and associated European legislation and policy in this area
  • Experience with identifying and assessing new developments applied to the relevant field of expertise (EU legal requirements, sectoral specific progress, …)
  • Pro-active and positive attitude, flexible and adaptable approach to problem solving
  • Effective planning, organizational skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage simultaneously multiple projects
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), other EU language is an asset
  • Ability to structure and present complex information in a simple way
  • Excellent negotiation and networking skills
  • Ability to work in multicultural environment/team and to respond to needs and expectations from divergent stakeholders
  • Being familiar with standardization at regional and international level is an asset

Offer :

  • The opportunity to develop your skills in an international environment
  • An attractive and competitive salary package