Are you passionate about innovation and people? Are you a doer and bridge maker by nature? Do you have fun generating facts and figures underlying the energy transition?
Then join our public affairs team as and help us to make a difference.
The position will be based in Brussels, and require rising at the headquarter in Allendorf (Eder) and elsewhere depending on projects.
Creating living spaces for generations to come. - Drives us and gives us a purpose in anything we do. Whether it is enhancing people’s quality of living, the efficient use of the right energy sources and effectively to reduce our impact on the global climate.
As a family-run business we are committed to strong and long-term oriented values - responsible, team-oriented & entrepreneurial - enabling our customers, partners and 12’000 family members to become co-creators in pursuit of our purpose.
The greater Viessmann family in 76 countries is addressing the essential needs of the right temperature (heating & cooling) as well as the right air quality (air purification & ventilation).
As entrepreneurs we are making use of digital technologies to refine our offerings, customer experience and to scale our operations.
In doing so, we were able to reach €2.5bn in sales in 2018 w / adjusted YoY growth of 9%. Based out of the heart of Germany in Allendorf we are growing in other key locations.
Viessmann has newly decided to expand its public affairs department to match its geographical growth and feed into the strategy of the Group.
Viessmann has pledged to contribute to the full decarbonisation of heating and cooling by 2050 in a cost-effective and people centric way.
The challenge is to co-create a policy environment that will secure growth and jobs, radically reshape living comfort and energy use to the benefits of people and ensure a competitive advantage for Viessmann.
The Data and Public Funding Manager will report to the head of Group Public Affairs. You will support the Public affairs team and Colleagues across functions in two ways : (1) he / she will generate facts and data underlying the contribution of Viessmann to policy making and (2) seek public funding in support of Viessmann innovation and product developments.
You will be responsible for :
Understanding the public funding ecosystem in the field of research and innovation at EU and national level
Getting additional source of revenues from public funding in support of Viessmann research and innovation projects and product developments
Liaising with research and innovation teams and sharing intelligence gathered from EU and national research projects or partnerships opportunities
Interacting with the public affairs and sustainability teams to generate data and figures substantiating our policy asks
Coordinating input to external studies or projects to defend the vision and interest of Viessmann and secure the quality of the underlying scenarios, calculations and energy modeling, starting with :
a study on cogeneration co-financed by Viessmann within Cogen Europe
feeding input into the IEA upcoming energy efficiency market report and into the Joined Research Centre research project on the digitalization of heating and cooling
Support our analysis on the energy renovation and the early retrofit of aging oil and gas boilers, incl. barriers, micro and macro-economic benefits, impact of subsidy schemes, interaction with building renovation passports, energy performance certificates, long term renovation strategies and the nZEB 2050 goal
Your profile and qualifications
Degree in Economics, Political Science or Engineering with at least 5 years of relevant experience
Knowledge in data management and energy scenarios, possibly also life cycle assessments
Knowledge of public funding schemes at EU and / or national level, such as Horizon Europe or FCH JU
Understanding of the energy and climate policy framework at EU and / or national level, preferably also of building related policies
Experience in engineering and sales a significant plus
Experience in replying to call for proposals a significant plus
Proven business mindset and track record in delivering results
Ability to analyze complex technical issues and build bridges between policy makers and business representatives
Excellent communication, networking and drafting skills and attention to details
Excellent organizational skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines including under time pressure and an ability to multitask
Team player skills with a strong desire to bring added value and make things happen
Fluent in English and German mandatory
What we have to offer
A clear purpose Creating living spaces for generations to come. giving meaning to everything you do and ability to really have an impact on our kids’ way of living
An entrepreneurial and visionary leadership team of hungry creatives, leaders, developers, designers and engineers
An unprecedented and fast strategy execution, centered around overcoming existing management practices’ shortcomings
A global family of co-creators willing to challenge the status quo
A high challenge, high support culture based on the values - responsible, team-oriented & entrepreneurial
A unique future offering based on a set of digital core technologies enabling real differentiation
A new set of leadership development activities with huge personal growth opportunities
To apply please upload your CV and motivation letter on our career page, following this LINK.
The position will be closed as soon as a suitable candidate will be found.