EU Projects Manager

European Heat Pump Association

The European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) is looking for a Project Manager to join the EU Projects department. S/he will be responsible for managing a technologically cutting edge, flagship project along with a consortium of well-known research, testing and development organisations.

The Role:

As an EU Projects Manager you will be reporting to the Head of EU Projects. You will be responsible for

  • Managing your own project from A to Z autonomously;
  • Executing the reporting of projects while constantly adapting and checking the resource distribution;
  • Participating in and organizing project events and workshops, including moderation;
  • Developing new projects/tenders/initiatives proposals with members and partners in line with the association’s strategy;
  •  Representing the association at meetings and events (e.g. industry fairs) relevant to EHPA’s projects work;
  • Networking with new potential project partners and taking the lead at projects related matchmaking events;
  • Coordinating the work of the Projects Assistant/Officer assigned to support in the delivery of the project;
  •  Supporting the Head of EU Projects.

The Profile :

  • At least 6 years of experience in EU project planning, management and using the tools necessary for accomplishing these tasks;
  • Knowledge of the Horizon Europe programme (LIFE, Interreg and/or any other programme is an asset) procedures , e.g. managing budgets and reporting;
  •  Proven ability to draft multiple project proposals and liaise with a diverse consortium within tight deadlines;
  • Understanding of technical/policy matters and communication tools related to the energy transition/renewable heating and cooling sectors;
  •  Entrepreneurial, teamwork, adaptability and self-management abilities. With a lifelong learning approach of product and procedural improvement;
  •  Being highly organised, with an aptitude in planning effectively to meet deadlines and to go beyond the project proposal ambition, while continually coordinating with other EHPA teams;
  • Fluent spoken and written English – other EU languages is an asset;
  • Enjoy being part of a growing and dynamic international team;
  • Authorised to work in Belgium;

 The Offer:

  • Contract of 3,5/4 year to start in August 2022 (extension on end date will be considered);
  • Be at the center of the energy transition and gain valuable experience in EU affairs on climate, energy and environmental topics;
  • Develop your project management skills in an entrepreneurial and lifelong learning environment (classes and courses support available);
  •  Join a dynamic and international team in the capital of the European Union;
  • be offered a competitive salary with meal vouchers, phone, laptop, health insurance, public transport fee, possibility of bike lease and extra-legal holidays.

How to Apply:

Send your CV and cover letter (no more than 1 page), title “Name_CV”, “Name_CL” before 30th of June 2022 to [email protected], quoting in the subject line: “EU Project Manager – your name and surname’. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, therefore we recommend applying early.

Starting date: August 2022

About EHPA:

Our Vision: to put heat pumps at the centre of the energy system by communicating their benefits, providing relevant information and being a reference point and integrator to all stakeholders.

Our Mission: In a fully decarbonised Europe, heat-pump technologies contribute as a heating and cooling solution, being a core enabler for a renewable, sustainable and smart energy system. While integrating multiple energy sources, bridging the electric and thermal sector on a local and regional level (micro grids, DHC).




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