Policy & Project Officer

ECTP

Policy & Project Officer

ECTP - European Construction Technology Platform

Brussels, Belgium

The European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP - www.ectp.org) was launched by the different public and private stakeholders of the Construction and Built Environment sectors in 2004 to develop new Research, Development & Innovation strategies to improve competitiveness and take up environmental challenges. Working closely with the European Commission (EC) in the framework of the Energy efficient buildings public-private partnership (EeB PPP) under Horizon2020 FP, and now the Built4People Partnership under the Horizon Europe FP, the ECTP is recognized as a key European industrial stakeholders' forum and a one-stop shop for European collaborative R&D vision and roadmapping. With more than 140 international member-organizations from the whole supply chain of the Built Environment (large companies, SMEs, research centres, universities, federations), ECTP offers its Members various services and benefits: participation in the definition of the European Strategic Research Agendas, access to knowledge, resource and expertise on European research programmes, opportunities for networking, training and development. ECTP also participates in European collaborative (H2020) projects of strategic importance in the domain of European Digital platforms, Big Data in Construction, Smart Buildings, development of innovations clusters and labs, affordable/social housing, structuration of cross-border/sector innovation ecosystems, etc.

YOUR MISSIONS

Working in interactions with the ECTP Secretary General team (composed of 3 other persons) and with the many ECTP Members or partners, the Project & Policy Officer is in particular in charge of the main following activities:

Responsible for the operational execution of the EU projects (most of them being Coordination and Support Actions) where ECTP is involved (ongoing projects on 1st Jan 2022 are: Metabuilding, SmartBuilt4EU, BIGG, Metabuilding Labs - with another project that should start late Q1 or early Q2 2022):

  • Support networking/community building;
  • Lead, organise, and coordinate all activities related to Work Packages where ECTP is involved as WP leader, Task leader or partner;
  • Support other activities contributing to the project execution (research work, data collection and analysis…) and selection/management of ECTP experts for dedicated activities inside the projects. Support to communication and dissemination activities, including the organization of events & workshops, the coordination of the project partners’ related activities and the representation of the projects during conferences/event;
  • Participate to or lead strategic discussions on the project implementation with the project partners and/or with EC representatives.

Internal and external communication and events

  • Identify relevant news and events for the ECTP Members;
  • Deliver news for the ECTP website;
  • Contribute to feed all communication media, including the ECTP social networks;
  • Participate to internal meetings such as General Assembly, Steering Committee meetings, meetings of the various experts Committees – potentially invited to make presentations and contribute to minutes and summary reports.

Contribution to key ECTP activities

  • Participate to the elaboration of potential strategic roadmaps and R&I agendas;
  • Coordinate the work towards drafting ECTP position papers;
  • Proactively inform members on technical aspects, including swift replies to questions;
  • Create and maintain positive contacts with relevant European Commission services;
  • Represent ECTP in relevant initiatives, working groups and task forces where ECTP is involved.

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU

  • You have a PhD or Master degree level in engineering or in Business and/or Communication Sciences;
  • You have 5+ years of professional experience in a relevant position – with a proven track-record in effectively managing working groups of varied composition;
  • You demonstrate high communications skills in English (fluency in writing and speaking), and preferably French too. Any additional language welcome;
  • You have a good knowledge of the European institutions;
  • You have an interest in the construction sector and the built environment, and in R&D and innovation activities;
  • You can quickly grasp information on technical issues;
  • You are fully digital proficient (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, collaborative working platforms, online conference tools and Web technologies);
  • You are proactive and are able to work on an autonomous manner.

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

  • A permanent work contract under Belgian law in a motivating collaborative environment;
  • An international work experience in the capital of the European Union;
  • The opportunity to discover innovative and sustainable technologies in the field of one of the biggest European industrial sectors;
  • Be part of an active four-person team located in Brussels (Belgium) and in France.

Location: ECTP premises are located at 4 rue de la Presse, 1000 Brussels.

Applications (motivation letter + CV) must be sent to the ECTP Secretary General at secretariat@ectp.org by 11th February 2022. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews in Brussels and/or by Zoom.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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