Project Management, Coordination & Administration Skills
Automotive Mobility Industry Knowledge Preferred
Our client is an international membership organisation that supports automotive mobility engineers and the motor industry worldwide. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a well-organised and proactive Technical Manager to lead the delivery of quality initiatives which support the aspirations of our Committees & Groups and play a key role in developing and sustaining the annual business plans.
The successful Technical Manager will be someone with experience of working with committees & groups, managing small projects, research, creation & development of resources and networking opportunities for engineers, e.g. technical papers, white papers, webinars /events etc.
Alongside knowledge and enthusiasm for automotive technology and the global automotive industry you will have exceptional organisational skills, the ability to work with accuracy and acute attention to detail, and the ability to represent the organisation effectively in a confident and professional manner.
Please supply a supporting statement in addition to your CV when applying.
A full Job Description is available from us by request.
Due to the office’s location it is essential you have access to your own transport.
The post will also necessitate occasional overseas travel.
Your duties as Technical Manager will include:
Provide administrative support and project coordination to the international FISITA Technical Committee. Manage the work of the group and develop opportunities to add to the FISITA technical agenda
Provide administrative support to the FISITA Congress Board. Coordinate the work of the group for consistent delivery and continuous development of the FISITA Congress
Provide administrative support to the Industry Committee under CEO direction, and work directly with the VP Industry to support this influential, international group and its agenda of work
Lead the administration for the creation of FISITA White Papers in collaboration with the relevant FISITA Committee/Group, ensuring collation of materials, frequent reporting, alignment, design and distribution
Develop the prominence, discoverability and status of FISITA technical papers. Create plans to establish an international prominence and improved academic relevance for the technical papers generated through FISITA events
Develop the attractiveness and demand for ‘Endorsed by FISITA’, a seal of approval created to acknowledge the highest quality, international technical events and conferences
Lead the search for presenters for the FISITA Technical Webinars and work with the Communications team to organise, promote, execute, analyse and report on each event
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and qualities:
Experience of Project Management, Administration and Research & Development.
Experience and working knowledge of membership organisations and committees, and working experience in the not-for-profit sector, preferably a technical association or learned society, and of working in an international organisation, would be desirable.
Solid knowledge of automotive technology and the global automotive industry would be an advantage.
Positive and flexible attitude to work, particularly new initiatives.
Exceptional organisational skills, able to work with accuracy and acute attention to detail.
Proficient in MS Office products including, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills including experience in providing direct support to senior management.
The ability to represent the organisation effectively and professionally. Producing clear and effective communications appropriate to the audience.
Proactive, self-motivated and self-policing team player who can make a positive contribution to a strong team ethic.
Proficiency or fluency in a second language is desirable.
Willingness to travel internationally.
Salary and Reward Package:
Salary £30,000 per annum.
23 days per annum plus statutory holidays.
Subsidized Gym Membership