Standardisation Officer

Small Business Standards
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 09

Position description

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Monitoring standardisation activities and coordinating the work of SBS experts in European and International Technical Committees in a limited number of sectors;
  • Monitoring and analysing policy developments at European level in those sectors;
  • Contributing ideas and drafting of the SBS annual Work Programmes;
  • Liaising and leading the reporting activities to the European Commission (intermediary and final reports);
  • Represent SBS in different meetings with external stakeholders when relevant;
  • Contributing to the organization of workshops, conferences and other SBS activities as required.


  • University degree in economics, law, political science, international relations, or relevant related fields;
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional work experience;
  • Understanding of the European Standardisation system and/or interest in learning about standardisation. Experience working for a national, European or International Standards Organisation or previous involvement in standardisation work is definitely and advantage;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) and able of explaining technical issues to a non-expert audience;
  • Proven ability to work on different projects at the same time, manage and prioritise tasks and respect tight deadlines. Experience in dealing with European projects would be an advantage;
  • Team player, confident in contributing ideas and with a hands-on and solutions-driven work attitude;
  • Be able to take initiatives and demonstrate pro-activeness;
  • Fluent in English. Additional languages are an asset;
  • Good computer skills, Word, Power Point and Excel in particular.

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