EHP is searching for a new Managing Director!

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Managing Director is entrusted with the daily management of the association and with the implementation of the association’s strategy and policy agenda. Please send your application as soon as possible, but no later than January 14, 2022.

The Managing Director represents Euroheat & Power towards third parties and influences policies by direct contact with European institutions and other organisations. He/she is responsible for maintaining good relations and consistency in the association’s communication. A PDF description of the position is available here.

The main responsibilities are to:

  • Manage the staff and budget of the association, ensuring efficient operations through structured processes and accrued professionalisation
  • Organise optimal response to members needs; initiate, orchestrate and oversee common initiatives, projects and working groups; ensure effective secretarial support to the various working bodies
  • Provide thought leadership in the development of an effective association strategy
  • and initiate, orchestrate and oversee successful lobbying activities
  • Develop, coordinate and strengthen Euroheat & Power’s relations to key stakeholders (policymakers, international institutions, representative organisations in the energy sector etc.); build and consolidate alliances and establish a prominent and influential role for the association
  • Provide strategy and content in external communications establishing the association as an attractive speaking partner and maintaining effective media relation

The ideal profile is someone who:

  • Can interact with people at all levels, building, mentoring and developing effectively a team in a multicultural context
  • Manages by influence, rather than authority, and who can see and develop talent
  • Establish and maintain good relations with diverse stakeholders, showing
  • personal integrity, political flair as well as diplomatic skills, and who can be “the face” of Euroheat & Power on the Brussels/EU scene
  • Has proven experience in the political landscape in the EU and European Union policymaking. Good understanding of current climate, energy and environmental issues is an advantage, but not a requirement
  • Can cooperate with EHP members and the Board of Directors to the benefit of the organisation while inspiring and leading the secretariat towards agreed goals.
  • May be in the early stages of a career, but showing both maturity and self confidence, and having a clear talent for taking on the role of Managing Director with an aptitude for financial management including budget control
  • Is a citizen of at least one European country and fluent in spoken and written English (native or near-native level). Knowledge of further European languages is a merit
  • Can communicate complex issues verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Is available as soon as possible, though no later than June 1. 2022

The position requires travelling on a regular basis. 

Please send your application as soon as possible, but no later than January 14. 2022,  to: [email protected]  

Only applications sent to the above will be taken into considerations. Applications will be treated with full confidentiality. Please abstain from enquiring by phone.

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