Expert national détaché (m/f) - réf. (FCH2JU/SNE/2019/Permanent)

Informations générales

  • Statut Fonctionnaire
  • Administration/OrganismeFuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU)
  • LieuBruxelles
  • Nombre de postes vacants1

Qui recrute ?

The  Fuel  Cells  and  Hydrogen  2  Joint  Undertaking  (FCH  2  JU)  is  a  unique  public  private partnership   supporting  research,   technological   development   and   demonstration   (RTD) activities in fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies in Europe. Its aim is to accelerate the market  introduction  of  these  technologies, realizingtheir  potential  as  an  instrument  in achieving a carbon-lean energy system.Fuel  cells,  as  an  efficient  conversion  technology,  and  hydrogen,  as  a  clean  energy  carrier, have  a  great  potential  to help  fight  carbon  dioxide  emissions,  to  reduce  dependence  on hydrocarbons and to contribute to economic growth. The objective of the FCH 2 JU is to bring these benefits to Europeans through a concentrated effort from all sectors.The three members of the FCH 2 JU are the European Commission, fuel cell and hydrogen industries  represented  by  the  Industry  Grouping (HYDROGEN  EUROPE)  and  the research community represented by the Research Grouping (HYDROGEN EUROPE RESEARCH).The FCH JU was initially established by Council Regulation (EC) 521/2008 of 30.05.2008 for a period up to 31.12.2017 to implement part of the FP 7 programme. The FCH 2 JU was later established by Council Regulation (EU) 559/20141of 6 May 2014 for a period up to 31.12.2024 taking over on-goingtasks under FP 7 and implementing part of Horizon 2020 programme.

The FCH 2 JU supports:

  • long-term and breakthrough-orientated research,research and technological development,
  • demonstration and early deployment of the FCH technologies,
  • support actions, including pre-normative researchfollowing open and competitive calls for project proposals under FP7 programme (calls 2008 to2013) and under Horizon 2020 (2014-2020).The FCH 2 JU is located in Brussels, Belgium.For further information please consult the following website:


Depending on the SNE profile and experience, his/her responsibilities mayinclude in particularthe following:

  • Provide professional support related to his/her expertise to the implementation of the strategic plan (Multi-Annual Work Plan) and objectives of FCH 2 JU priorities as set out in Annual Work Plans (AWPs);this includes planning, management and monitoring of calls for proposals, evaluations, projects implementation and monitoring, fulfilment by  the  beneficiaries  of  their  contractual  obligations,  including  administrative  and financial aspects;
  • Performing tasks related to grants and procurements in their area of expertise;
  • Contribute  to  the review  and  evaluation  activities  relating  to  the  projects  in  his/her responsibility  and  prepare  input  to  the  Annual  Activity  Reports,  including  Key Performance Indicators data;
  • Providing support to monitoring and benchmarking activities (data collection, reports writing etc) in collaboration with the Knowledge Manager;
  • Ensure  timely  and  adequate  dissemination  of  results  of  projects  of  which  he/she  is responsible and work together with the Knowledge Management Officer and with the Communication Officer where necessary to provide input on technical content;
  • Contributing  to  the  implementation  of  communication  activities  in  synergy  with  all stakeholders  (in  particular  European  Commission,  Hydrogen  Europe  and  Hydrogen Europe  Research)  but  also  communication  plans  of  projects  and  other  activities supported; -Supporting  the  organisation  of  various  FCH  2  JU  events  (i.e.  meetings,  workshops, annual  Programme  Review  Days  and  Stakeholder Forumetc)  and  undertaking  the necessary roles forthe successful implementation of these events;
  • Contributing to FCH 2 JU’s activities in traditional (printed) and social media (FCH 2 JU website, Linkedln, Facebook, Twitter, ...); monitoring, analysing and reporting on the impact on the traditional andsocial media;
  • Contributing  to  news  items,  articles  and  content  for  traditional  and  social  media; ensuring that the content remains attractive and up-to-date;
  • Supporting  and  maintaining  procedures  ensuring  that  communications  activities, products and outputs are produced in accordance with the rules and procedures of the FCH 2 JU;-Ensuring good communicationwith external stakeholders by ensuring a positive image of the FCH 2 JU office;
  • Interacting with the FCH 2 JU members and stakeholders in a positive and proactive way by fostering a strong sense of team spirit;
  • Assist the Head of Unit by providing advice/opinions and inputs to various reports and deliverables, including drafting replies to different requests for policy input;The  SNEs  in  the  Operationsand  Communication  Unit  may  undertake  additional  tasks  as required in the interest of the serviceand appropriate to their expertise.


Critères d'éligibilité

  • Employment  before  and  during  secondment:
    • SNE  candidates  must come  from a  national, regional or local public administration or a public intergovernmental organisation (IGO).
    • Candidates must have worked for their employer on a permanent or contract basis for at least 12  months  before  their  secondment  and  shall  remain  in  the  service  of  that  employer throughout the period of secondment;
  • Nationality:
    • Be  a  citizen of  a  Member  State  of the  European  Union or  of an  EFTA  Member State;
    • Be entitled to full rights as a citizen;
  • Military  service:Have  fulfilled  any  obligations  imposed  by  the  laws  of  their  home  country concerning military service;

  • University degree  or  diploma:
    Have  a  level  of  education  which  corresponds  to  completed university studies of at least three years, attested by a diploma;

  • Professional experience:
    Have at least three years of professional experience in the domain of  scientific,  technical, economic,  communications, advisory  or  supervisory  functions  which can  be  regarded  as  equivalent  to  those  of  function  groups  AD  as  defined  in  the  Staff Regulations of Officials and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union;

  • Support of the current employer:The current employer must support the candidate and commit to pay his/her salary during the secondment period.

Critères de sélection

The SNEs in the Operations and Communication Unit will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Practical  experience  in  the energy  and/ortransport  fieldsin  engineering,  economic, communicationsor other advisory functions;
  • Sound knowledge of the European and National Framework(s)policy and regulation forenergy and/ortransport applications;
  • Experience in project managementand/or communications;
  • Ability to represent the FCH 2 JUin European/international meetings and to undertake the appropriate roles for supporting the interests of the FCH 2 JU;
  • Ability to work in aninternational, multicultural and multilingual environment;
  • Good  analytical,  problem-solving  and  organisational  skills  as  well  as  motivation  and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability  to  work  under  pressure  and  to  meet  tight  deadlines  producing  high  quality results;
  • Ability  to  fit  well  into  the  team  of  the Operations  and  CommunicationUnit  at  the appropriate level;
  • Proven capacity of team-player spirit and conflicts avoidance that will enable him/her to  contribute  in  a  coordinated  effort  with  other  members  of  the  group  striving  for  a common goal;
  • Thorough knowledge of English as a working language4and a satisfactory knowledge of another European Union language to the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties;
  • Ability  to  use  electronic  office  tools  (wordprocessing,  spreadsheets,  presentation software, email, internet, project management tools, etc.).
  • Advantageous:It is desirable for the selected candidate to have the following:-Knowledge of the FCH technology and/or FCHmarkets;
  • Experience in data collection and development of benchmarking reports;-Practical knowledge of the financial rules of the EU and experience in their applicationfor both grants and procurements.
  • Experience  in  the  work related activities  of FCH  2  JU(e.g.  participation  in different stakeholders  working  groups)  or  of  other  European  or  international  organisation  for fuel cells and hydrogen technologies;
  • A university degree in the field of economics, communications, engineering or similar (e.g. chemistry, physics,  mathematics,  etc.)  of  at  least  3  years  full-time  duration, conferring entitlement to undertake postgraduate studies (e.g. MSc, PhD, etc.).

Documents à fournir

Les candidats doivent envoyer leur candidature sous format CV Europass ( en anglais uniquement à la Représentation Permanente / Mission diplomatique de leur pays auprès de l'UE, qui transmettra les candidatures aux services de Fuel  Cells  and  Hydrogen 2  Joint  Undertaking  (FCH  2  JU)  compétents dans les délais fixés par ces derniers. Tout dossier de candidature devra être accompagné d’une lettre officielle stipulant que l’Etat luxembourgeois continuera à verser un traitement ou salaire à l’agent pendant toute la durée de son détachement. Le non respect de cette procédure ou des délais invalidera automatiquement la candidature. Les candidats sont priés de ne pas joindre à leur candidature d'autres documents (tels que copie de carte d'identité, copie des diplômes et attestations d'expérience professionnelle,…). Ces documents leur seront demandés, le cas échéant, à un stade ultérieur de la procédure de sélection.

Les candidats seront informés du suivi de leur candidature par l'unité concernée.

Les détachements sont régis par la décision no 559/2014 du 6 mai 2014.