Cluster Manager Motion Products


Flanders Make now seeks to appoint a Cluster Manager in the Motion Products competency area. The Cluster manager is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the cluster and will translate this into research roadmaps and a balanced research portfolio which combines the technological trends in Motion Products and the needs of the leading companies in Flanders. Working closely with the other three Cluster Managers, COO, CTO and CVO, the successful appointee will inspire and lead managers of R&D teams at the universities and Flanders Make vzw, while developing a close relationship with a consortium of companies.

The Cluster Manager will lead by influence to drive and accelerate the innovation in the Industry in Flanders, to have impact on science and technology, and to create leverage and synergy in Flanders Make and beyond.

The preferred and ideal candidate

  • has the ability to quickly learn the technology of Motion Products. Technical understanding of electrification or autonomous driving would be an advantage.
  • can create collective ambition in a complex stakeholder landscape. This means leading and inspiring by influencing and ensuring that things get done from strategy to project execution;
  • can build sustainable relationships in a network of companies and research labs;
  • has a good understanding of research and is seen as an R&D leader;
  • has experience with developing and implementing a strategic research roadmapbelieves in the values of Flanders Make (customer value, working together, empowered people, excellence) and acts upon them.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is 09:00am CEST on Thursday 20th of February.

Applications should consist of a CV and letter of motivation.

An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver to assist the Selection Committee.

To apply, please do not use the button "apply now (stel je nu kandidaat)" on this website but please visit the external website of Perret Laver (Job 4240):

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Perrett Laver may be contacted for informal enquiries and questions at or +31202409344.

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