Director ECCSEL ERIC
Lead the development and the overall operation of a Pan-European CCUS research infrastructure.
Leadership of Pan-European Research Infrastructure within Carbon Capture, Transportation, Utilisation and Storage.
In this position you will act as the Chief Executive Officer and legal representative of ECCSEL ERIC. Main work location is in Trondheim/Norway, where the Director should preferably spend minimum 60 % of his/her time.
The Director is expected to:
The ideal candidate should:
The candidate should be able to articulate a convincing strategic vision for ECCSEL and demonstrate the leadership ability to implement ECCSEL’s developing strategy, within the general strategy adopted by the ECCSEL ERIC General Assembly and set out in the ERIC statutes and related documents. She/He should have organisational and management skills to deliver on a complex initiative.
Experience from the European Research Area, ESFRI process and/or other relevant international arena, as well as on key funding mechanisms available, is desirable. Good connections with relevant key European universities, research institutes, industry and governmental bodies, will be desirable.
The candidate should be fluent in oral and written English.
Regular travel to service providers, national nodes of ECCSEL and stakeholders to build international relationships is an important part of the role.
The Director will be appointed for a five year period and can be re-appointed once. A competitive salary, based on the qualifications and experience of the candidate, will be offered. Employment will be in Norway and follow Norwegian employment law.
To submit an application, please send your CV and a short Cover Letter – also confirming your plan for having Trondheim as your main office location - via www.mercuriurval.com. Closing date for receipt of applications: October 27th 2023.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly by our recruitment partner Mercuri Urval (MU) and should be prepared to participate in interviews with members of the ECCSEL Recruitment Committee.
For more information, please contact our Executive Search advisors at MU; Mr Svein Mellemsæter, phone: + 47 404 92 684, or Ragnhild Rabbe Sandven, phone: +47 941 21 369. All contacts will be treated in full confidentiality.
The job announcement and information on how to apply can be found here: CEO/Director - CCUS - Mercuri Urval