Project Manager Governance & Membership

Profile Group
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 26

Position description

My client is a company located in the European centre in Brussels (Belgium). The company employs 80 people (highly intellectual environment) and has to be considered as a business catalyst in Europe for European industries and consumers and counts 43 members (countries, experts from the industries, etc). 

Through their services they provide platforms for the development of European Standards and other technical specs. Since the continuous growth of the company they are looking for a new colleague to strengthen its Strategy & Governance unit. 

This job is for a permanent contract in Belgium (Belgian contract).


The Project Manager Governance & Membership reports to the Director Strategy & Governance and provides support to the Governance to enable an efficient and smooth decision making in accordance with the strategy and agreed resources by the Governance. 


  • Hold the secretariat of the company on policy matters (call for meetings, propose agenda topics, ensures timely provision of supporting documents, draft reports, follow up on actions, proposing ways to improve the discussions of these groups, etc)

  • Support the VP's Policy in issuing timely and relevant policy recommendations to the governance and in the follow up of the implementation of related decisions and actions
  • Coordinate the identification of topics that have to go to the governance, ensure the timely submission of the related reports and the timely implementation of the related decisions
  • Support the Director Strategy & Governance and propose solution to avoid overlap and simplify the decision-making
  • Make proposals, develop and maintain a toolbox of targeted information for the company's steering committee


  • Support the Director Strategy & Governance in the monitoring of the implementation of the strategy and identification of gaps to be addressed, and in the related reporting to the members and the governance

  • Ensure the identification of relevant strategic topics for yearly members workshop in line with their needs and interest, and is responsible for the organisation of the workshops (coordination, agenda, supporting documents, etc.)

Membership & Affiliation

  • Hold the secretariat of the Membership Committee (call for meetings, propose agenda topics, ensures timely provision of supporting documents, follow up on actions, etc)

  • Advise the members on the legal aspect related to the fulfilment of membership criteria 

  • Support the affiliates to implement their rights and obligations 

  • Responsible for the process of new membership (launch the process, coordinate the assessment, advise, accompany the candidate in the process and ensure a smooth process leading to timely and informed governance decision)


  • Master Degree in Management, International Affairs, Diplomacy, Political Science, Economics, Business Administration, Corporate Affairs, International Politics, EU affairs,... 
  • Outstanding knowledge of English (oral and written skills)
  • You are result driven, effective in planning and have good organizational skills
  • Excellent in communicating, networking, negotiating while being diplomatic
  • Pro-active and positive attitude, flexible and adaptable approach to problem solving
  • Ability to manage simultaneously multiple projects
  • Awareness of the current international and European situation
  • Ability to work in multicultural environment/team and to respond to needs and expectations from divergent stakeholders


  • My client offers a permanent Belgian contract (no freelance contract allowed) within a company that truly means an added value to European stakeholders.
  • You will get the chance to work into a multicultural environment in a cosy and comfortable working space enabling the employees to feel at home while having moments to concentrate or chat!
  • The company employs people with responsible skills who are accountable, opened to changes, able to get information and spread the information and at least able to take decision
  • The opportunity to develop your skills in an international environment
  • An attractive and competitive salary package with a lot of extra-legal benefits



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