Today, the European chemical industry is indispensable to modern life, producing the building blocks and high-tech materials on which modern societies are built. Our molecules and materials are used in every industry, from agriculture to construction, food and beverages, energy, health care and medicines, machinery, textiles, hospitals and transportation. We deliver a range of solutions needed to deliver the EU Green Deal, from better batteries, solar panels, wind turbines and smarter, more energy efficient materials. Cefic’s Mid-Century Vision illustrates our view on pathways to a more sustainable future.
The European Union’s chemical sector employs 1.2 million highly qualified people directly in 28,000 companies. The chemical sector supports around 19 million jobs across all supply chains. It generates more than €540 billion a year in sales and €170 billion in European value added. Our industry has embraced corporate social responsibility, ethical behaviour and the principles of Responsible Care.
Cefic’s 670 members and affiliates form one of the most active networks of the business community, complemented by partnerships with industry associations representing various sectors in the value chain.
To reinforce the Innovation team, Cefic is looking for a (m/f/d): Bioeconomy Manager.
Reporting to the Executive Director Innovation, the Bioeconomy Manager will help organize and manage Cefic´s activities in the field of the bioeconomy, biotechnology and Biomass derived chemicals. Current key priorities focus on the contribution of biomass derived chemicals to the transition of the chemical industry towards a climate neutral, circular and overall sustainable industry as devised in the EU Green Deal. In addition, this role will focus on industrial Biotechnology as a key enabler for the chemical industry as whole.
In this role you will contribute to create the conditions for the biomass derived chemistry for an increased growth in the chemical industry using your expertise on Biotechnology to making Cefic an stakeholder in this space.
The successful candidate will be an experienced professional who demonstrates the following experience and competencies:
Please send your application with full curriculum vitae, quoting the reference BM-01, before 30 March 2023 to Cefic, Jessica Bart-Williams, HR Officer, Rue Belliard 40, b15, 1040 Brussels.
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NB: Please note that in the course of the recruitment process, your application may be shared with Internal departments and/or Cefic members.