Working under the supervision of the Head of Unit, the Seconded National Expert (SNE) will be part of the Communications and Stakeholder Relations Unit. As part of their tasks, the SNE may also be required to work in close co-operation with other EIT units, the EIT Directorate and Governing Board as well as other EIT stakeholders.
The Communications and Stakeholder Relations Unit is responsible for the EIT’s external communications activities, engagement with EIT external Stakeholders and for providing policy and strategic advice to the EIT Director in developing and implementing the EIT’s communication and stakeholder engagement strategy.
It is responsible for further developing and implementing a strategy for increased visibility of the EIT and the EIT Community as a whole, including through stakeholder-specific collaboration activities. It furthermore supports the analysis of potential synergies of and complementarities with other EU/ national/ regional innovation support mechanisms offering scope for alignment at EIT and/or Innovation Community level. Moreover, it provides the interface for relations with Third Countries and international organisations.