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30 Sep 2018
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Technical Policy Manager

Starting January 2019
CECE represents the European manufacturers of construction machinery and equipment, coordinating a network of 13 national associations with over 1,200 member companies.
Based in Brussels, CECE is headed by a compact and dynamic team, focussing efforts on technical regulation in the fields of environment, safety, digitalisation, international trade and internal market. CECE informs policy makers and other stakeholders about the interests of the sector as well as its contributions to society and economy.
In an effort to reinforce its technical policy team, CECE is looking for an experienced and motivated Technical Policy Manager to lead and coordinate CECE’s work in the areas of internal market for machinery, standardisation, safety and digitalisation.
The Technical Policy Manager will:
  • Lead, organise, coordinate the work of the following CECE working groups:
  1. Machinery Directive
  2. Outdoor Noise emissions
  3. Future Road-circulation Regulation
  • Lead, organise, coordinate the work of CECE Technical Commission (with colleague)
  • Initiate and coordinate the work towards drafting CECE position papers
  • Contribute to leading the work of the CECE High-Level Technical Policy Advisory Group
  • Provide technical support to CECE’s ongoing projects in the area of Digital Construction
  • Regularly provide written content on the technical work for all CECE communication channels
  • Lead the drafting of the members’ only CECE Technical Bulletin
  • Proactively inform members on technical aspects, including swift replies to questions
  • Propose, organise and provide input for any relevant advocacy actions
  • Create and maintain positive contacts with relevant European Commission services
  • Represent CECE in relevant working groups and task forces of ORGALIME
  • Liaise with relevant EU trade associations and represent CECE in joint Task Forces
  • Cooperate with regional partner organizations worldwide on technical policy topics
Preferred candidate attributes are:
  • Proven senior-level experience in similar position in EU trade association
  • Proven track-record in effectively managing policy working groups of varied composition
  • Perfect knowledge of the European legislative process and of EU Comitology
  • Perfect communications skills (written and oral) in English
  • Technical university background is considered an asset
Terms and conditions:
CECE offers a permanent work contract under Belgian law (CDI) with competitive salary and benefits package.
Applications with a cover letter and CV can be addressed to the CECE Secretary General at: by 30th September 2018.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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