KEA, the leading Brussels based consultancy in Europe on culture, creative industries and sport, is looking for a PROJECT MANAGER – Responsible for Sport. KEA is managing major European projects related to sport activities and policies*. It is expanding its activities in the management of sport projects. KEA also provides strategic advice to sport organisations.
The person will be responsible for developing and coordinating projects including drafting and management of calls for tender – managing the call preparation and content, as well as implementing projects. The person will drive business development in sport and contribute to KEA’s expertise in sport policy. He/she may also have to represent the interests of clients before European institutions.
- minimum 5 years experience in the research / consultancy field in sport
- proven project management ability
- work experience in the field of sport sectors
- experience and knowledge in sport policies
- experience in coordinating European assignments
- experience in drafting responses to calls for tender and managing completion of projects /assignments for strict deadlines
- proven capacity to collaborate effectively within an international team, requiring both cultural flexibility and a team-spirited approach.
- demonstrable knowledge of the intricacies of EU processes, institutions, EU funding programmes (e.g. Interreg; Culture; sport, Lifelong Learning; FP7; etc.) and personal experience of addressing them.
- ability and desire to drive the business development process.
- Network of contacts at EU level
The candidate should have :
- A University degree in economy, political science or law at Master Level minimum
- Perfect English (written and spoken)
- Excellent communication, analytical and organisational skills
- French and other EU languages a plus
- A dynamic and well spirited personality
Only candidates who meet the above conditions will be considered.
Please apply by sending your CV (including photo) and motivation letter (max. 1 page) to the
Only short-listed candidates will receive feedback on their applications.
For more information on KEA, see www.keanet.eu and www.keablog.com
*KEA studies carried out for the European Commission in the sport sector include:
- The economic and legal aspects of the transfer of players (ongoing)
- Match-fixing in sport: A mapping of criminal law provisions in EU 27 – March 2012
- Sports Agents in the European Union – November 2009
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