The European Chemical Regions Network (ECRN) e.V. was founded and registered in Germany in October 2005, since October 2018 became a Belgian registered association located in Brussels Boulevard St Michel 80 B-1040. The ECRN activities in the field of European cooperation started out as an INTERREG IIIC project in 2004. It currently comprises 14 European chemical regions from Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Czech Republic and Italy. Beyond this ECRN is working together with other chemical regions, associations and networks, the chemical industry and the EU institutions.
The ECRN is an acknowledged European stakeholder representing the interests of chemical regions. ECRN is currently tackling the issues related to the future EU Industrial and Regional Policy, European Chemical Policy as well as EU policies concerning energy and climate protection. Furthermore, the network actively addresses the topics of Research and Innovation, Logistics and Transport, Bio-economy, Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency as well as Education Skills and Training in between the chemical industry.
The network also serves as a platform for European interregional cooperation and participation in EU programmes through the promotion of common projects among the chemical regions.
For more information about the ECRN please visit www.ecrn.net.
To achieve these goals ECRN asbl has established a secretariat based in Brussels. The secretariat provides technical and administrative support to the bodies of the association. It co-operates with the association’s members and acts as a first contact point for other institutions and organizations.
The position is based on a full-time contract under Belgian law. ECRN asbl acting as legal employer will issue the employment contract as official employer.
It is envisaged to contract the Director as soon as possible.
Applicants are kindly requested to submit a motivation letter and CV as well as at least 2 references until August 31st 2019 by email to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application shall be addressed to the Executive board of the ECRN asbl.