Core Competence Profile expected from members

Prerequisites and assumptions

  • Ethical standards: to be fully compliant with general standards of business ethics (please integrate a declaration in that sense in the motivation letter)

General minimum criteria

  • Leadership qualities and strategic vision: to possess the skills and capacity required to build and evolve a strategic vision by conceptualizing key trends, supporting high-quality dialogue, demonstrating commitment and perseverance, while remaining constructively critical towards established patterns and any group mindset
  • Management and organization:  the candidate, as a generalist, must be capable of apprehending two managing dimensions:

    « Control »: Balance Sheets and P&L – company structure and organization – use and/or protection of assets – optimal use and allocation of resources, incl. human resources – risk management -ESG/sustainability and  digital transformation

    « Development »: general business acumen, capability to « push » the organization towards growth and its staff  towards excellence, understanding and promoting transformation

  • Flexibility and adaptability:the ability and availability to perform the required tasks, coupled with a readiness to learn on an ongoing basis

Variable criteria

  • Wide experience and in-depth industry knowledge at a technical, legal, fiscal and financial level, including knowledge of the risks inherent to the activities and techniques used to manage these;
  • In-depth experience of Management and Organization dimensions
  • International exposure: international experience, gained through brief or extended periods of education or employment outside Belgium and/or through previous senior relations involving extensive international professional contacts;
  • Public affairs: familiarity with public and policy-making forums insofar as they affect business in general or the sector in which the enterprise is operating

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