Programme Manager

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09 Oct 2017

Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is recruiting:

Programme Manager (1 post)

  • Contract Agent (M/F)
  • Grade: FGIV
  • REF.: S2R/2017/03
  • Deadline for applications: 09/10/2017, 17h Brussels Time
  • Location: Brussels

Job description:

The Programme Manager will work under the supervision of the Head of Research and Innovation.

He/she should act as the S2R JU Business Partner of projects within his/her remit and, in particular, shall:

  • contribute to the strategic design and implementation of the S2R Programme and its evolution together with the other Programme Managers in accordance with the Master Plan, the Multi-Annual Action Plan, the Governing Board and Executive Director decisions and guidelines;
  • have the responsibility for the successful planning, review, monitoring and closure of the projects within his/her portfolio, ensuring consistency with the Multi-Annual Action plan and the S2R JU overall Programme;
  • monitor and manage the proper projects implementation leading to testing and  demonstration activities with the successful completion of the respective TD (Technology Demonstrator);
  • support the evaluation process of received proposals or tenders following S2R calls;
  • ensure the proper management of Innovation Programme Steering Committees and Cross Cutting Activities and ensure their work alignment with the Master Plan objectives;
  • ensure the follow-up of S2R Working Groups (System integration, Users Requirements and Implementation) as needed;
  • maintain regular direct contacts with : - the Industry Members, in particular the IP/CCA coordinators, and the Union, represented by the European Commission and - the European Railway Agency
  • draft reports, relevant project documents, etc.;
  • establish relevant contacts with projects led by national authorities and/or other organisations and stakeholders, such as ERRAC;
  • represent, as delegated by the Executive Director, the JU as necessary;
  • contribute to the technical dissemination and communication policy of the S2R JU;
  • execute any other tasks as deemed necessary in the interest of the service.

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