Application deadline: 15 August 2021
EIT Urban Mobility, supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), acts to accelerate positive change on mobility to make urban spaces more liveable.
EIT Urban Mobility is an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). Since January 2019 we have been working to encourage positive changes in the way people move around cities in order to make them more liveable places. We aim to become the largest European initiative transforming urban mobility. Co-funding of up to € 400 million (2020-2026) from the EIT, a body of the European Union, will help make this happen.
The webpage of EIT Urban Mobility Academy is https://www.eiturbanmobility.eu/academy/. Our Academy is a collaborative arena for lifelong learning, helping to build critical capabilities for innovation and transformation. We are training the next generation of urban mobility practitioners, needed by the urban mobility ecosystem of the future.
Our programmes are intersectoral, interdisciplinary, international, and entrepreneurial. Within the Academy, there are three main areas: the Master School, the Doctoral Training Network and the Competence Hub. The Master School offers 2-year double degree master programmes together with a number of leading European universities. The Doctoral Training Network offers innovation and entrepreneurship training to urban mobility PhD candidates across Europe. And, the Competence Hub offers intensive learning programmes on hot topics in urban mobility and transport aimed at professionals from different sectors, such as project managers, engineers, city executives and entrepreneurs. In addition, the EIT Urban Mobility Academy is involved in a number of education initiatives in cooperation with the other 7 EIT Knowledge Innovation Communities, EIT KICs, such as EIT Food, EIT Health, EIT Climate, etc. The Education Programme Manager will primarily be dedicated to these, so called, Cross-KIC education activities.
Cross-KIC projects are those projects that aim at enhancing the cooperation and synergies between different EIT KICs, at fostering a more inter-disciplinary approach and at creating a critical mass among KICs to tackle topics of common interest. Cross-KIC projects include, among others:
EIT Urban Mobility is looking for an Education Programme Manager to support our work across Cross-KIC portfolio of activities covering mainly the education pillar of EIT Urban Mobility, such as the HEI Capacity Building Initiative and the Human Capital project, and other similar initiatives launch in the future.
The role of the Education Programme Manager combines typical project management with responsibilities covering the development, implementation, delivery and promotion of successful education/training programs and initiatives. He/she will be responsible of leading/managing EIT Urban Mobility’s participation in several Cross-KIC projects.
The Education Programme Manager will report to the Academy Director. He/she will be supported by Education Project Officers (on a project-by-project basis) and will be in charge of activities such as:
The Education Programme Manager - Cross-KIC will also be responsible for managing the RIS (Regional Innovation Scheme) Education activity portfolio aiming at increasing education and training capacity is less developed part of Europe.
On a need basis, the Education Programme Manager will also be involved in supporting other Academy activities. This to secure synergies between the different parts of the Cross-KIC activities and the Academy.
EIT Urban Mobility is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. To build a strong digital Europe that works for everyone it is vital that we have diverse range of skills, knowledge and experience in the sector. Therefore, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the above criteria and encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, and other underrepresented groups.
To apply for this position, please download the application template from EIT Urban Mobility website. Complete the four elements of the application:
Format: Save your completed application form in one single file in either PDF or Word format.
File name: Name the file according to the model “first name_last name - EITUM_Education Programme Manager”. For example, Joanna Smith would name the file, Joanna Smith_EITUM_Education Programme Manager_.
Email title: The subject field should read “Education Programme Manager. HR047-2021”.
Send to: Send your completed application to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for Applications: 15 August 2021
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1 The knowledge triangle refers to the interaction between business, education, and innovation, which are key drivers of a knowledge-based society. For more information, see: https://eit.europa.eu/who-we-are/eit-glance/mission;
3 EFTA countries are Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein as defined by as defined in Article 2 of the EEA agreement.