EIT Knowledge and Innovation Communities bring together businesses (industry and SMEs), research centres and universities as partners, creating a favourable environment for creative thought and innovation to flourish, allowing innovative products and services to be developed in every area imaginable, including climate change, healthy living and active ageing, new companies to be started, and a new generation of entrepreneurs to be trained. They carry out a whole range of activities that cover the entire innovation chain – including training and education programmes, reinforcing the journey from research to the market, innovation projects as well as business incubators and accelerators. Innovation Communities have been conceived so that they are able to react in an effective and flexible way to new challenges and changing environments.
EIT Urban Mobility is a consortium of 48 partners from 15 countries dedicated to accelerating solutions that improve our collective use of urban spaces, while ensuring accessible, convenient, safe, efficient, sustainable and affordable multimodal mobility. EIT Urban Mobility’s objective is to rethink urban spaces, overcoming fragmentation by integrating all urban mobility players – including cities and citizens – and increasing social inclusion and equality.
Full-time position at EIT Urban Mobility HQ in Barcelona.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the overall success of the EIT Urban Mobility and for making top-level managerial decisions. The CEO reports directly to, and is accountable to, the Supervisory Board and is responsible for leading the development and execution of EIT Urban Mobility strategy and the implementation of the organization’s vision and mission.
Lead the development of the EIT Urban Mobility Strategy and annual business plan;
We offer a fulltime job with attractive salary and benefits. The aim is to ensure a permanent CEO of EIT Urban Mobility in place by 30 June 2019.
The role location will be Barcelona (Spain), with regular travel to the CLCs, the 48 partners across 15 EU countries and other stakeholders. The CEO will need to assure a minimum presence at the head office in Barcelona. Having a permanent residence in Spain is not a requirement.
EIT Urban Mobility values diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or ethnic background
A Selection Committee will be appointed to carry out the evaluation of applications submitted. Please note that the Selection Committee´s internal proceedings are strictly confidential.
Applicants’ personal data are processed as required by Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data (Official Journal of the European Communities, L 8 of 12 January 2001). This applies in particular to the confidentiality and security of such data”.
Applications should consist of (i) a full curriculum vitae, (ii) a covering letter describing briefly how you meet the criteria outlined, your vision for the role and specific capabilities. Please send us your complete application via e-mail to: email@example.com with subject “EIT Urban Mobility CEO”.
Closing date is Mai 4, 2019. Interviews will be performed in Mai 2019.
For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.