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Senior Capability Building Officer

Application Open Date: 
19/07/2019 - 02:01
Deadline Date: 
16/09/2019 - 22:59
Tallinn, Estonia
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
The Senior Capability Building Officer - Research & Development will work under the supervision of the Head of the Capability Building Sector and report to the Head of the Governance and Capabilities Unit . The successful candidate will be responsible for delivery of tasks set in the area of research and technology monitoring. He/she will be mainly responsible for: • Implementing and further enhancing the research strategy of the Agency; • Coordinating the wider Agency`s activities in monitoring technologies, solutions and developments in research in the fields relevant to the mandate of eu-LISA and providing regular advice and reports to support decision-making processes; • Assessing technology trends against the requirements of system development and evolution and working with internal stakeholders to make sure that system development roadmaps ensure use of the most appropriate technologies; • Leading the preparation and delivery of regular reports on research, including those published online and made available to EU Institutions according to the Agency’s legal obligations; • Guiding the Agency`s activities aimed at implementing EU-funded research projects and programs relevant for the Agency, in line with powers delegated to eu-LISA by the Commission; • Supporting the drafting of strategic and operational plans and ensuring accurate reporting of activities in the domains of activity mentioned; • Coordinating and/or contributing to Agency, Commission and other projects involving technology analysis; • Liaising with external research institutions and bodies, and private companies relevant to the mandate of the eu-LISA; • Liaising with Advisory groups of the eu-LISA on research and development related matters; • Coordinating content, organisational matters and liaison with stakeholders for the Agency annual conference, workshops, seminars, expert meetings and network cooperation events in the field of Unit activities; • Providing presentations and representing the Agency in external and internal fora and where appropriate, in training activities delivered by the Agency; • Undertaking other relevant tasks assigned by the Head of Unit.
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