The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) is seeking to recruit a full-time:
Director of its Research Department
Job vacancy at ETUI
The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) is a non-profit organisation (www.etui.org) located in Brussels. The ETUI conducts research and provides scientific, educational and technical support to the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and its affiliates. The ETUI conducts and commissions research of strategic relevance for the labour movement on issues pertaining to the integration of the European Union. The ETUI has, over the years, established itself as a key player in research on industrial relations, labour market issues, including occupational health and safety, and European Union governance issues.
The ETUI is seeking to hire a person (M/F) to become Director of the Research Department. He/she will work closely with and report to the General Director and will run a team of thirty staff members organised into three units (Europeanisation of industrial relations; Economic, employment and social policy; Health and safety/working conditions). His/her work will be carried out in a multicultural environment.
In collaboration with senior management, and with the assistance of his/her own team, the Director of the Research Department will be responsible for setting out a research strategy and facilitating the deployment of the strategy in research projects, and will be in charge of its implementation, including its financial aspects, and of the reporting to various stakeholders. Duties will include internal allocation and monitoring of the budget allocated to the Research Department as well as supervision and management of the staff of the department. The candidate will work in close collaboration with the ETUC, European sector-specific union organisations as well as national trade union organisations. He/she must (with his/her team) proactively develop research projects that address the changing world of work and provide insights into the functioning as well as the impact of European integration. She/he will collaborate closely with the Education Department.
We are looking for a candidate with the ability to solve problems, to work autonomously, and to rigorously apply internal regulations, with good communication skills and a readiness to develop a strategy for research activities on a European scale that reflects the changing nature of the economic and social environment. The person should be willing to work in a complex environment.
Knowledge and experience
We are offering
Applications must reach us by 30 September 2019 at the latest:
Please send your application to Sophie Kasiers: firstname.lastname@example.org
Boulevard du Roi Albert II 5
Provisional timetable: pre-selection tests will be carried out during October 2019; a selection interview will be held in Brussels at the end of October/beginning of November 2019; a decision will be taken in November 2019. The contract may begin asap, with a preference for January 2020.
|Location:||Brussels - Belgium|
|Salary:||A competitive salary package|
|Placed On:||5th September 2019|
|Closes:||30th September 2019|
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