EARMA, Managing Director

28 Jul 2016 4:00 PM | Emma Lythgoe (Administrator)
Post Title: EARMA, Managing Director
Post Duration: 3 years
Reports to: EARMA Board
Location: Belgium

Position Summary

The European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA) is the professional association for research administrators and managers in Europe. Research managers and administrators are key players in research, and the profession is a fundamental component of the complete research process. EARMA is active in developing the research support profession through the provision of internationally recognised professional qualifications. Through the strength of its members, EARMA is a trusted partner in European research policy development.

EARMA has circa 1,000 members split between institutional (80%) and ordinary (20%) membership categories across almost 40 Countries worldwide. The Chairman and five other Board members are elected by the membership. They each serve for two years (renewable once) and half of the Board places are available for election each year at the annual general assembly. The Association procures Secretarial Services and Professional Accounting and Conference Organising Services as required. About 5% of the active membership base, volunteer to serve on the Board, EARMA’s Working Groups or as Ambassadors.

The role of EARMA’s Managing Director is to implement EARMA’s strategy over the next three years and to further enhance the reputation of EARMA as a quality provider of services to research managers and administrators.

In addition to being responsible for strategy implementation the Managing Director will manage all day to day operational tasks including membership renewal, growth & development, delivery of membership services, implementation of the professional development programme, coordination of conferences, workshops & events and all internal & external communications.

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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Advanced Training Centre (FTU)
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EARMA represents the community of Research Managers and Administrators within Europe. Our members work at the forefront of building the European Research Area.


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