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To apply for this position please contact FISITA CEO, Chris Mason, via detailing why you should be considered for this role, and include your current CV and salary expectations.

Job Summary

The new era of FISITA creates a fresh vision and requirement regarding the leadership, engagement and co-ordination of the international technology of mobility community. With a highly relevant cadence and agenda of work developed in alignment with the priorities of our membership community, FISITA is set for significant growth.

The Head of Industry Engagement will network, engage, and build awareness of the relevance of FISITA’s new-era strategy within the mobility systems industry, lead the work of advancing engagement with and between current Corporate Members, and collaborate with member-leaders and colleagues in developing and delivering the digital and in-person engagement activities which retain current members and attract increasing numbers of companies to join our community. 

The role holder will also make a significant contribution to the FISITA team focus in creating new relationships with the national engineering society membership and work with the CEO in developing a new network for academia within the international FISITA community.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the international industry coordination strategy, delivering high levels of FISITA visibility and non-member industry engagement, promoting the tangible benefit and opportunity aligned with Corporate Membership of FISITA

  • Lead engagement and collaborate in building FISITA’s relevance and growth via plans which utilise high-levels of engagement and relationship building with and between the areas of Corporate, New Technology, National Engineering Society and Academic Membership, achieving and excelling in delivery of the member retention aspirations of FISITA

  • Collaborate with technical, marketing, communications and sales colleagues to raise the profile, awareness and influence of FISITA, its objectives and workstreams with current members, the broader mobility systems industry and external stakeholders, though proactive network building and tactical engagement planning/delivery

  • Provide first class account management to members and ensure they maximise the benefits of FISITA and its products and services

  • Represent and promote FISITA, and its products and services to relevant stakeholders

  • Create, develop and sustain appropriate and progressive working relationships with all FISITA colleagues, member leaders and external service providers, leading the knowledge share and coordination of the technology of mobility strategy aligned with the vision, strategies, plans and commercial objectives of FISITA

  • Deliver collaborative contribution to the continued effort to promote FISITA on the international stage by representing the organisation and contributing as required and appropriate within the scope of this job description

Personal Specification
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the area of technology, preferably automotive/mobility based, or able to demonstrate transferable skills in the area/experience of the technology of mobility

  • Experience in developing and delivering high-quality, influential, progressive and successful project work, from inception to completion

  • Familiar with coordinating a large, complex, international community network

  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills including experience in successful collaboration in direct support to senior industry leaders in delivering organisational objectives

  • Proactive, self-motivated and self-policing team player. The ability to accept responsibility for own area of work, identifying critical elements and working in a ‘solution mode’ to achieve results in a fast paced work environment

  • Positive and flexible attitude to work, demonstrating team values and leadership qualities, particularly in added value development and new initiative creation, delivering tangible results

  • Exceptional organisational and project management skills, with accuracy and attention to detail

  • Proven track record co-working across an organisation, willingness to contribute with a strong team ethic

  • Willingness to undertake international travel in order to deliver responsibility of the role

Chief Executive Officer
Reports to
35 hours per week, 100% hybrid working, occasional travel
25 days per annum
Bishops Stortford, Herts, United Kingdom
Closing Date
12 Jan 2024

Head of Industry Engagement

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