FEPS is the progressive think tank at European level, working with almost 50 member political Foundations and think tanks across Europe. It embodies a new way of thinking on the social democratic, socialist and progressive scene in Europe. It seeks to serve as a platform for innovative research, policy advice, training and debates to tackle the challenges that Europe and European integration faces today.
The Secretary General of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) is responsible for the successful operational leadership and management of the Foundation according to the strategic direction set by its authorities (General Assembly, Bureau, President and Scientific Board).
As appointed officer and legal representative, FEPS’ Secretary General acts as its operational figurehead, provides strategic advice and support to the FEPS President and Bureau, and is responsible for overall management of the Foundation’s resources to deliver its Annual Framework Activity Plan.
Under the authority of FEPS’ Bureau, and working in close relationship with FEPS’ elected President and Vice-Presidents, his/her core missions are:
The candidate should have strategic thinking, openness to creativity, innovation and planning methodologies. He/She should prove the necessary experience and emotional intelligence to guide a progressive foundation, which implies strong decision-making capacities, problem solving orientation, mediation capabilities and a collaborative management style.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your full application, in English, by email, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The email title should be in the form “FEPS Secretary General Application – your name”.
The closing date for receiving applications is 23:59 CET on the 24th of January 2019. No applications will be accepted beyond this deadline.
To be considered full (which is an eligibility criteria), a given application is to include:
NOTE: The foreseen date for informing all applicants about the results of the selection process is Friday March 1st 2019.