EIT Urban Mobility activities are carried out by partner institutions that are allocated to five Innovation Hubs. The objective of the Innovation Hubs is to ensure effective knowledge and activity management, to create a vibrant innovation ecosystem, to establish strong relations with the most relevant urban mobility stakeholders and to connect regional, national, and European initiatives in the field. Innovation Hubs coordinate various activities that provide value to EIT Urban Mobility partners, such as exclusive community events for networking, matchmaking, knowledge sharing and thought leadership as well as the so-called Special Interest Groups (SIGs).
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) address new mobility transitions, boost impact by breaking up silos and foster connections between key players in the ecosystem. SIGs are strategic groups on current key topics in the mobility sector, composed of relevant entities in the field, to facilitate connections, build an international network, and share best practices.
ABOUT THE JOB
The new position of the Special Interest Group Officer will be based in Munich, Germany and work closely with the Business Development Manager of the Future Mobility Factory also based in Munich, with the Ecosystem and Stakeholder Director based in Barcelona as well as with all other relevant departments across the organisation. In addition, s/he will support the Innovation Hub Director in Munich with tasks related to management of the Innovation hub Central partnership. S/he will be positioned in a matrix structure and report to both the Ecosystem and Stakeholder Manager and the Innovation Hub Central Director.
The Innovation Hub Central team is based in the new Munich Urban Colab where startups, corporate innovators, scientists and creatives from diverse sectors and disciplines are working together under one roof on intelligent technologies and services for smart city solutions.
Tasks and responsibilities amongst others:
- Support Innovation Hubs and the Ecosystem and Stakeholder Manager in operational planning of the Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
- Monitor SIGs activities and provide operational support to EIT UM partners
- Design and execute workshops on SIG topics
- Facilitate knowledge exchange and peer-learning between various stakeholders and EIT UM partners
- Project management including general administrative tasks
In addition, the new position will support the Innovation Hub Central Director with managing the Innovation Hub Central partnership and in particular:
- Support with partner review meeting
- Research on existing stakeholders within the geography of Innovation Hub Central
- Feed the CRM tool with relevant information
It concerns a temporary and full-time position (13 months contract).
How to apply
Call for applications and guidelines how to apply for Special Interest Group Officer
Application form for Special Interest Group Officer
Deadline for applications: 14 August 2022
Location: Munich (Germany)