Sustainability and Technical Affairs Manager

Job Category

Job Experience

Job Location

Expiration Date

30 Sep 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • In coordination with senior association staff, provide support to EDANA members on status and new developments of European and International standards.
  • Support the implementation of EDANA’s sustainability strategy roadmap, which includes environmental impact measurement tools and ecolabels relevant to nonwovens and related products.
  • Respond to EDANA member requests for information and guidance on the abovementioned aspects. 
  • Participate in the development and execution of the scientific/sustainability components at EDANA Conferences and Webinars.
  • Help organise and manage relevant member workshops and working groups.
  • Support maintenance of existing nonwoven training courses and development of new training programmes on for example sustainability topics.
  • Represent EDANA at various industry-sponsored events, independent scientific meetings and conferences through attendance and/or speaking engagements.

 Background and requirements

  • Master’s degree in natural sciences, environmental management, engineering, material science, or equivalent.
  • Minimum three years of experience in industry, academic, or government setting.
  • Previous experience in medical devices, cosmetics and/or food contact materials or similar sectors is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with EU legislative processes, CEN/ISO standardisation processes and/or environmental management or impact assessment tools is a plus.
  • Excellent written communication and oral presentation skills in English; second and third languages are an asset.
  • Ability to communicate technically complex concepts to scientific and non- scientific audiences.
  • Service oriented and willing to work in a collegial, fast-paced team of staff and member company representatives.

Report

The Sustainability and Technical Affairs Manager will report to the External Relations & Sustainability Director and to the Scientific & Technical Affairs Director of EDANA.

Edana offers a full-time position with a very good salary package and benefits, with allowance for part-time home working.

NB: Clearance to work in the EU without further formalities is a pre-requisite.

More information

Qualified applicants wishing to be considered should send their CV to the following e-mail:

recruitment@edana.org

Deadline for all applications:  September 30th, 2021.

Recruitment process: Selected candidates will be contacted by October 15th, 2021.

 

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