Vacancies

CLEPA currently has 2 open positions:

 

Project Manager

 

Communications Officer

 

 

PROJECT MANAGER

 

CLEPA represents the European automotive supply industry, bringing together well over 120 of the world’s most prominent suppliers of car parts, systems and modules, linking the sector to policy makers and regulators. European automotive suppliers are world leaders in automotive technology for safe, sustainable and smart mobility. This vibrant European sector employs 5 million citizens and has an annual turnover of 600 billion Euros.
CLEPA, by means of its research & innovation working group, strives to be an active part of the EU research agenda, by defining common priorities and roadmaps for pre-competitive research, creating opportunities for member companies to participate in EU projects, participate in projects that bring value to CLEPA, and promote research results.

 

What is the job offer?

CLEPA is looking to hire a project manager at its Brussels headquarters on initially a 3-year contract to support CLEPA and its members in a major consortium in the field of connected and automated driving.

 

Main tasks:

  • support the chief technology officer and other members of the CLEPA team in the daily management of the EU project activities in the field of research and development;
  • organise, prepare and follow up consortium meetings, work package tasks and internal and external meetings;
  • prepare reports, presentations, articles and administrative documents;
  • maintain good relations with members of the organisation and partners of the project

 

Who are we looking for?

For this challenging role we look for a candidate who already has experience in working in the European research eco-system and/or within a trade association, but we are also open for a young high potential.

 

Desired profile:

  • Technical background ideally in the automotive domain, previous experience in the heavy-duty vehicle sector and with connected and automated driving is an asset
  • Strong skills of project management and liaising with other stakeholders focusing on achieving the expected results
  • Deep interest in the workings of the research and innovation activities at European institutional level
  • Excellence in writing, editing and speaking English
  • Good knowledge of at least two other European languages is a plus
  • Clear communicator and team player
  • Great organiser, multi-tasker and time keeper
  • Availability to travel short trips in Europe

 

What does CLEPA offer?

  • A highly interesting job with the possibility to build relevant experience in a dynamic international environment, in one of the largest industries in Europe
  • A competitive remuneration package
  • A modern office setting in a central Brussels location

 

How to apply?

Please send your motivation and CV to HR@clepa.be before 15 June 2018.

We will contact you as soon as possible.

 

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COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

 

CLEPA represents the European automotive supply industry, bringing together well over 120 of the world’s most prominent suppliers of car parts, systems and modules, linking the sector to policy makers and regulators. European automotive suppliers are world leaders in

automotive technology for safe, sustainable and smart mobility. This vibrant European sector employs 5 million citizens and has an annual turnover of 600 billion Euros. CLEPA seeks to proactively engage in the EU and UN decision making processes, shaping legislation and global technical harmonisation impacting the automotive business.

 

CLEPA is looking for a talented junior communications professional with a great pen and a creative ‘all hands on deck’ approach, for initially a 6-month contract at its Brussels headquarters.

 

What is the job offer?

The communications officer will assist the communications director in executing daily tasks  covering all external and internal communication activities of CLEPA.

 

Main tasks:

Content development

  •  drafting and editing of articles, press releases, newsletters, web text,…
  • developing of publications, infographics, audio visuals,…
  • 360 degree approach to communication tools

Organisation of events

  • support in organising all external and internal events
  • follow up of budget, programme and speakers
  • delivering marketing support, logistics,…

Media relations

  • press contacts
  • media monitoring
  • active follow up of all social media

Supporting administrative tasks

  • maintenance databases
  • sending newsletters and invitations
  • follow up participation trackers events

 

Who are we looking for?

 For this fast paced role we prefer a candidate who already has some experience in working with European institutions and/or with associations.

 

Desired profile:

  • A degree in communications or public relations
  • Relevant experience in communications or public relations, media relations and event management
  • Affinity with the workings of the European Union and its institutions and an interest in the future of mobility
  • Strong communication skills and excellent English, both verbally and in writing (native speaker level preferred)
  • Good organisational skills
  • Flexible, customer oriented teamplayer with the ability to work independently
  • Outstanding IT skills and experience with content management systems (WordPress), social media networks and analytics, google analytics, search engine optimalisation, graphic design tools (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator,…), applications such as MailChimp, SurveyMonkey and Eventbrite, customer relations management systems and Office

 

What does CLEPA offer?

  • A highly interesting job with the possibility to build relevant experience in a dynamic international environment
  • A competitive remuneration package
  • A modern office setting in a central Brussels location

 

How to apply?

Please send your motivation letter and CV to HR@clepa.be  before 14 June 2018. We will contact you as soon as possible.