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The Shift2Rail (S2R) Joint Undertaking (JU) is a public-private partnership between the European Union and the rail sector, established by Council Regulation (EU) No 642/2014[1]. The S2R JU, established in Brussels, is responsible for implementing the S2R Research and Innovation Programme, funded 

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Programme Manager

Recruiter: Shift2Rail (S2R) Joint Undertaking (JU)
Type: Contract
Location: Brussels
Salary:

Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is Recruiting a Programme Manager 

Contract Agent (M/F)

Grade: FGIV

REF.: S2R/2017/03

Deadline for applications: 24/10/2017, 17h Brussels Time

 

 

WE ARE:

The Shift2Rail (S2R) Joint Undertaking (JU) is a public-private partnership between the European Union and the rail sector, established by Council Regulation (EU) No 642/2014[1]. The S2R JU, established in Brussels, is responsible for implementing the S2R Research and Innovation Programme, funded jointly by the Union and European Union Industry, with a view to supporting the European Union's long term transport policy objectives, including increasing the attractiveness and efficiency of rail and completion of the Single European Railway Area.  It also seeks to increase the competitiveness of the European Union rail sector as a whole.

For further information please consult the following website: http://www.shift2rail.org/

 

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

-          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.

For further information on the selection procedure and the conditions of employment:

http://shift2rail.org/about-shift2rail/jobs/

 


[1] OJ L 177, 17.06.2014, p.9