Interested in exciting projects in the environmental field,
as part of a dynamic, international team in Brussels?
shecco is an integrated Marketing & Communication company supporting the
introduction of climate friendly technologies, with a special focus on natural refrigerants
and next-generation electric vehicle technology. Our philosophy is to bring these
technologies faster to the market in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as
soon as possible and thereby "sustaining our atmosphere".
Estimated start date: October / November 2011
We are looking for a professional with strong interest in or ideally an academic or professional background in the following areas: mechanical/ electromechanical/ automotive/ electrical design engineering; automotive and HVAC&R industry. Most importantly, the person joining our team would have acquired prior solid knowledge about the systematic identification of grants and funding sources at the United Nations (UNEP, UNIDO, World Bank etc.), EU and national level. He/she would be familiar with managing the whole application, management and administration process related to the conduct of funded projects, and would be the first point of contact for all involved partners.
Reporting to the Head of Market Research, the Project Officer will be responsible for identifying relevant project activities, research programmes and other business opportunities available at the UN, European or national level. Focus areas for his/her activities will be both the fields of electric mobility / sustainable transport, as well as sustainable heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration technology, district heating, renewable energies, energy efficiency etc.
He/she will undertake daily monitoring of industry and policy developments to report about sources of funding available to the benefit of shecco and its customers. The ideal candidate will take the lead on advising and supporting shecco’s partners and customers in developing high-quality grant applications for (research) funding projects and provide constant support during the duration of successful projects, taking into account both scientific/technical and commercial considerations. For this purpose, he/she will be required to communicate with market players and customers, develop a strong network of funding contacts and keep close contact with relevant sources of information, including the research community. The maintenance of databases, filing systems and other records, as well as other administrative tasks (calculation of budgets, coordination of project activities) associated with the post will be required. The participation at relevant policy, industry and research events will be part of his/her activities.
He/she will also assist with advise in shecco’s other business activities, including market research projects, public affairs activities and its B2B online platforms.
- Able to work on your own initiative to agreed outcomes, managing multiple projects
- Capable of managing the full project assessment, application and management process
- Able to liaise with market players across multicultural environments and culturally sensitive
- Strong analytical and communicative skills
- Sound understanding of business environments and global industry needs
- Quick learner, well-organised and able to deliver on time
- Team player and able to work autonomously
- Reliable, capable of building trust and credibility with team, stakeholders, and customers
- Permanent contract with a 6 months trial period
For more information about this job and/or the company please contact Sindy Mayot at: +32 2 230 37 00
Please use the online form to submit your application. Applications received outside the online system will not be taken into consideration.
Application deadline: Thu, 6 October 2011