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Executive Director of the CBE JU

Application Open Date: 
23/05/2022 - 09:01
Deadline Date: 
04/07/2022 - 12:00
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
The Executive Director is the legal representative and public face of the Joint Undertaking. He/she shall perform his/her tasks with independence and shall be accountable to the Governing Board. He/she shall provide leadership and direction across the activities of the CBE JU and will be central to ensuring staff engagement and promoting a positive and healthy work environment. The Executive Director will take overall responsibility for the CBE JU’s operations, including budget implementation and ensuring the achievement of the Joint Undertaking’s objectives. The Executive Director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of CBE JU in accordance with the decisions of the Governing Board, and shall be entrusted, among others, with the following tasks: — preparing and submitting to the Governing Board key documents such as the draft annual budget and the staff establishment plan, the work programme, the consolidated annual activity report; — acting as interface between the CBE JU and in particular, the Union institutions and other Union bodies and European partnerships. He/she shall also be responsible for coordinating the necessary interaction and information of all the bodies of the CBE JU; — supervising the calls for proposals, their management and evaluation processes and signing grant agreements for selected proposals; — implementing the communications policy of the Joint Undertaking; — overseeing the CBE JU’s internal control system and of its risk assessments and risk management, while also maintaining overall responsibility to protect the financial interests of the Union within the context of its operations; — appointing and supervising the CBE JU staff, fostering a good team spirit and working environment. A more detailed description of the tasks can be found in the Regulation (EU) 2021/2085. CBE JU replaced and took over the activities of its predecessor BBI JU on 30 November 2021 and therefore, the tasks of the CBE JU Executive Director will also cover the still ongoing activities of BBI JU. Without prejudice to the respective competencies of the European Commission and of the Governing Board that includes representatives from the European Commission and industry association, the Executive Director shall assume full responsibility for the tasks entrusted to the Joint Undertaking and shall be subject to the procedure for annual discharge by the European Parliament for the implementation of the budget.
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