Technical Regulations Manager

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29 Oct 2018

Technical Regulations Manager

Who is CLEPA?

CLEPA is the voice of the European automotive supply industry, linking the sector to policy makers and brings together well over 120 of the world’s most prominent global suppliers of car parts, systems and modules.

European automotive suppliers are world leaders in automotive technology for safe, sustainable and smart mobility. This vibrant European sector employs 5 million citizens and has an annual turn-over of 600 billion Euros.

CLEPA seeks to proactively engage in the EU and UN decision making process, shaping legislation impacting the automotive business as well as the development of coherent and consistent international trade and global technical harmonisation.

What is the job offer?

CLEPA is looking to hire a technical regulations manager to work at the Brussels headquarters.

Before parts, components and vehicles can enter the market, they must meet a high degree of technical, quality, safety and environmental requirements many of which are determined by EU law. The technical regulations manager will actively monitor technical regulations development in the automotive sector, facilitate technical working groups towards a shared industry position and present the common voice of the CLEPA members towards European and international institutions.

The main tasks are:

  • Coordinate and facilitate association working groups and task forces on a variety of technologies and topics
  • Monitor European and international technical regulations development
  • Prepare and communicate the association’s positions to sectoral partners, institutions andstakeholders
  • Maintain good relations with government representatives and institutions such as the European Commission, the United Nations, standardisation institutes and other organisations
  • Organise and follow up international meetings
  • Manage files and documentation on technical and regulatory issues

Who are we looking for?

For this challenging role we prefer a candidate who has already a proven track in technical or regulatory affairs in an international industrial setting, but we are also open for a young potential who has the willingness to develop quickly.

Desired profile:

  • University degree in engineering, preferable electronic/electro-technical
  • Good understanding of the principles for system type-approval or technical productcertification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (additional knowledge of German is a plus)
  • Team player and consensus builder: ability to manage groups in a consensus-oriented way
  • Willingness to travel regularly on short trips mostly within the EU

What does CLEPA offer?

  • A highly interesting job in an international industry which is in constant evolution
  • A dynamic role with the possibility to become an expert and to contribute to futureautomotive developments
  • A competitive remuneration package
  • A modern office setting in a central Brussels location

How to apply?

Please send your motivation and CV to before 29 October 2018.

We will contact you as soon as possible!

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