Programme manager for the TU Delft Wind Energy Institute

Programme manager for the TU Delft Wind Energy Institute

Published Deadline Location
23 Jun 1 Sep Delft
We offer a great opportunity for a dynamic, creative and independent, person who works well with people and can see opportunities to enhance and promote the wind energy research and educational activities of TU Delft.

Job description

The Institute is a collaboration between five faculties at TU Delft. The management of the institute lies with the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, where this position is based. The institute is led by a Scientific Director and the primary role of the programme manager is to support the Director in his leadership activities.

Specifically, the tasks of the programme manager include:
- Providing strategic advice to the Director of the Institute
- Liaising with senior wind energy researchers across the campus
- Helping to set the future strategy for the Institute
- Developing and managing initiatives to promote cross-faculty cooperation in Wind Energy
- Promoting visibility of the Institute inside and outside TU Delft, including maintaining its social media presence.
- Promoting TU Delft’s wind energy research and educational activities.
- Daily coordination: maintenance and expansion of the cross-campus wind energy network, managing the institute budget
- Representation of the institute in various internal forums.
- Formulating and arranging events within and by TU Delft in the field of wind energy.
- Special events: managing the organisation of high-level international workshops and scientific conferences

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

HBO / WO level (or equivalent), fluent in English, good command of Dutch is a plus. The candidate should have an awareness of intercultural sensibilities, understand university level educational processes, be autonomous and self-sufficient, be able to network and multi-task and be a creative thinker with strategic insight. They should be have the ability to bring together a diverse range of high-level researchers with competing priorities to cooperate and develop new ideas.

Conditions of employment

  • A salary according to the Collective Labor Agreement of the Dutch Universities, plus 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • An excellent pension scheme via the ABP.
  • The possibility to compile an individual employment package every year.
  • Discount with health insurers.
  • Flexible working week.
  • Every year, 232 leave hours (at 38 hours). You can also sell or buy additional leave hours via the individual choice budget.
  • Plenty of opportunities for education, training and courses.
  • Partially paid parental leave
  • Attention for working healthy and energetically with the vitality program.

Employer

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context. At TU Delft we embrace diversity and aim to be as inclusive as possible (see our Code of Conduct). Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale.

Challenge. Change. Impact! 

Department

Faculty Aerospace Engineering

The Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology is one of the world’s most highly ranked (and most comprehensive) research, education and innovation communities devoted entirely to aerospace engineering. More than 200 science staff, around 250 PhD candidates and over 2,700 BSc and MSc students apply aerospace engineering disciplines to address the global societal challenges that threaten us today, climate change without doubt being the most important. Our focal subjects: sustainable aerospace, big data and artificial intelligence, bio-inspired engineering and smart instruments and systems. Working at the faculty means working together. With partners in other faculties, knowledge institutes, governments and industry, both aerospace and non-aerospace. Working in field labs and innovation hubs on our university campus and beyond.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

The TU Delft Wind Energy Institute

The TU Delft Wind Energy Institute is one of several centres of excellence within the university whose role is to coordinate and represent wind energy research across the five participating faculties. These faculties are: Aerospace Engineering (the coordinating faculty), Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering and Technology, Policy and Management. The institute’s role includes: representing TU Delft wind energy research to the outside world, representing and promoting the university in relevant international organisations, informing national and international research agendas in wind energy, coordinating and supporting cross-campus and international research initiatives, sharing information across the faculties, organising internal and international events in wind energy, promoting cross-faculty educational activities and organising public outreach activities. In summary, the role of the Institute is to add value to the various excellent research activities in wind energy across the campus and provide visibility for TU Delft’s world-leading wind energy research.

 

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Prof.dr. Simon Watson, scientific director TU Delft Wind Energy Institute , s.j.watson@tudelft.nl

Specifications

  • Management
  • €3821—€5230 per month
  • Higher professional education +
  • TUD02105

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 1-9-2022 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV.

  • A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Applying for an exemption for specific research and educational areas is an obligatory part of the selection procedure for this vacancy. This exemption must be obtained from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) before an employment contract is agreed upon. Click here for more information.
  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 1-9-2022 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV.

  • A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Applying for an exemption for specific research and educational areas is an obligatory part of the selection procedure for this vacancy. This exemption must be obtained from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) before an employment contract is agreed upon. Click here for more information.
  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Make sure to apply no later than 1 Sep 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).