Executive director (OM/2019/20038)

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19 Jun 2019

Executive Director – European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking

Location: Luxembourg

Reference: COM/2019/20038

The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) is a public-private partnership with the mission to develop, deploy and maintain an integrated world-class supercomputing and data infrastructure across the European Union. By next year, it will equip the EU with pre-exascale and petascale supercomputers, with the objective of reaching exascale capabilities around 2022 or 2023. In this pivotal position, you will oversee all aspects of the day-to-day management of EuroHPC JU.

Your responsibilities:

  • To deliver key objectives and deploy substantial budgets to best effect;
  • To manage relationships with all public and private sector stakeholders;
  • To develop and agree annual work plans, tenders and procurement documents.

Your skills:

  • High-level management experience, spanning administrative, financial  and technical specialists;
  • A track record of directing research, technology development,
  • Innovation or infrastructure programmes within a European or
  • International environment;
  • Deep knowledge of the industrial landscape and technical challenges underpinning high performance computing.

The European Commission applies an active equal opportunities policy aimed at further increasing the share of women in management functions and it particularly encourages applications from women.

Please consult the Official Journal C 169 A of 17 May 2019 for the detailed vacancy notice as well as the eligibility and selection criteria.

Registration for applicants:


The closing date for registration is 19 June 2019, 12.00 noon Brussels time.

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