European Plastics Converters (EuPC) is looking for an EU Projects Manager to join our EU Projects team in Brussels, Belgium. The EU Projects Manager will lead and assist in EuPC’s involvement in Erasmus + and Horizon Europe innovation projects.
Managing the participation of EuPC as a partner on the Erasmus + project, by leading the work concentrated around digitalisation activities in the plastics sector, identification of necessary skills and competences for reducing CO2 emissions, and advancing plastics recycling activities in cooperation with major European universities;
Participating in various consortium meetings and events, including traveling around Europe;
Preparing project deliverables and technical reports;
Creating different types of surveys and analysing results, with an ability to transform all gathered information into reports;
Supporting ongoing Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe projects by drafting deliverables, articles, and social media posts, and periodically updating websites, banners, and brochures;
Identifying relevant and competitive project proposals for future innovation activities;
Reporting the progress to senior members of the EU projects team and EuPC management.
Qualifications and experience:
At least Bachelor degree, preferably Master degree in a relevant field;
Minimum 2 years of experience as EU R&D Project Manager or Assistant;
Knowledge of Erasmus +, Horizon 2020, and Horizon Europe programs;
Excellent communication skills and a strong sense of organisation;
Ability to work independently but also as a part of a team;
Strong presentation and writing skills;
Excellent computer skills (MS Office, knowledge of InDesign and Wix is a plus);
Hands-on mentality with a positive attitude and willingness to tackle new types of assignment;
Based in Brussels, or willingness to move to Brussels;
Fluent in English, knowledge of French and/or German would be an asset.
Terms of Contract:
Full-time unlimited contract under the Belgium law
Starting date is September/October 2023
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Ms. Gallicchio via email@example.com before the 15th of August with the subject “Application EU Project Manager – Your First and Last Name”. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
European Plastics Converters (EuPC) is the leading EU-level trade association, based in Brussels (Belgium), representing the interest of the European plastics converting industry. Plastics converters use plastics raw materials and recycled polymers to manufacture new products. EuPC gathers 45 national associations and European plastics sector associations and represents more than 50,000 companies, producing over 50 million tons of plastic products every year.
The European plastics industry makes a significant contribution to the economy in Europe by enabling innovation, creating a quality of life for the citizens, and facilitating resource efficiency and climate protection. More than 1.6 million people are working in the EU converting companies (mainly SMEs), creating an annual turnover of €260 billion.