Nov 30, 2007

Is GMES an opportunity for the service industry?


The European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC), based in Brussels, is inviting applications for the position of SECRETARY GENERAL.

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The Secretary General responsibilities will include:

• Promote EARSC activities and image
• Represent EARSC under BoD mandate before European, National and International Institutions and in particular; the European Commission (EC), the European Parliament, the European Space Agency (ESA), the United Nations, the ESA national Delegations etc
• Organise EARSC events, workshops, etc.
• Coordinate the activities of the Association Working Groups
• Reporting to the Board of Directors (BoD)
• Organise meetings and keep official filing of Minutes of Meeting and other official documents; i.e, BoD
• Keep official filing of EARSC legal documents
• Ensure EARSC compliance with legal obligations (AGM, VAT, accounting, etc.)

Competencies and Skills:

• Network in GMES and EO institutional community
• Capable of working independently to meet the organization objectives
• Excellent communications skills, both written and orally, in English. Any other European language is a plus.
• The applicant must have more than ten years experience in the remote sensing business as well as in Earth Observation international programs. Moreover a very good knowledge of the European Union and European Space Agency policies and programs is desired.

Working profile:

• The daily working place will be the EARSC Brussels Office
• This is a full time position, although in exceptional circumstances a part time option may be possible

Deadline for expression of interest is June 15th, 2008

Applications (including letter of interest and CV) must be sent to:
Email Ref: [Secretary General Applications 2008]
Att. Mrs. Monica MIGUEL-LAGO
EARSC Executive Secretary