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Eric Chataigné

Leader of the DBA team @ Intrasoft international

  • Master


information technology team management services European institutions Innovation management
Network Coordinatio

Points of interest

Artificial Inteligence new global challenges programme management Agile


How he behaves
What he wants to do
What he can do


Personal Pitch

I am working as Project Manager and team leader in the Intrasoft International DG7. Since June I am in charge of the DBA team at the European Investement Bank (EIB). From 2013 to 2015, I managed several projets related for the European Commission, aiming at providing on line partform for the education, innovation and transportation communities. From January 2010 to April 2013, I worked at the European Parliament in charge of the migration to Windows 7 for 3000 users and of a team of 20 persons involved in ICT user support, application development, quality and process development. From July 2006 to December 2009, I was the deputy manager of the EuroMed, Innovation and Technology Programme and Consultant in the development of support services to innovative SMEs. I was responsible of the delivery of the project, the definition of the activities and the management of the 50 experts. From November 1999 to June 2006, I was the deputy project director of the IRC Secretariat and was leading the IT activities. Responsible of a team of IT developers and content providers in charge of the design, the developments and maintenance the IT tools hosted by the project, I was delivering trainings and advises to the Network members. It continued the activities I started in 2005, at Toulon Var Technologies, a French organisation supporting SMEs; I was coaching companies in the professional use of the Internet. From 1992 to 1994, I was working in Yaoundé (Cameroun), as a teacher in the Ecole Polytechnique. Education: 1986-1991-Institut National des Sciences Appliqués de Lyon-Computer Science Engineer 1990-1991: One-year study in Canada, in University of Montreal at the Industrial Design department and at the Computer science department.


Preferred behaviours

Demonstrate dynamism
Channel energy
Manage stress
Have critical thinking
Design strategies
Organise and execute
Manage change
Demonstrate proactivity
Develop relationship
Lead people
Communicate tactfully
Support others
Distinctive potential
Recognised potential
Easily mobilised potential
Potential to be developed

Personal style

Eric Chataigné comes across as someone determined and strong-minded. He is proactive and always on the lookout for suggestions and actions to take his work forward. He has a flexible approach to his job and can easily handle change and unexpected events. The engaging way in which he presents his ideas leaves those he talks to in little doubt - you want to follow him. His leadership and desire for continual progress make him an incredible driving force in a team.

His strong points

In his relationships with others
  • He is open-minded and curious about other people's ideas.
  • He finds it easy to be assertive in his relationships, sets the agenda.
  • He has a positive view of criticism and tolerates different points of view.
In his working style
    He strives for excellence and is not satisfied with the bare minimum.
    He finds handling unexpected events easy and is able to improvise.
    He gets straight to the point, is able to see the whole picture and works quickly.
In his emotional management
    He is responsive, very energetic and has a sense of urgency.
    He expresses his feelings and finds it easy to communicate with people.
    He "tries things out" and is willing to take risks.

Talent Tags

#lead #open #tolerant #takes part #creative #change #improvises #to the point #tenacious #initiative #responsive #expressive #takes risks

How he could be more effective

    He would benefit from finishing what he has started before beginning new activities.
    He could give more notice to others about his work by planning it rigorously.
    He would benefit from sometimes being more selective to what he listens to, trusting his own opinions.


What drives him ...

Making a positive impact on the world
Create new things
Worry about aesthetics

And what motivates him less

Have clearly defined tasks
Worry about quality
Maintaining personal balance

The way he manages his energy

Eric Chataigné orients the majority of his energy towards action. His sources of motivation push him to move and take risks. He needs to be stimulated to maintain his interest in an activity or a position. For him, stability is synonymous with boredom and tiredness. It is better to regularly offer him new challenges.

The activities he prefers


Designing is an essential activity in which Eric Chataigné feels fully engaged. Contributing his imagination and ideas is, indeed, crucial for him because he draws a lot of energy and interest from it. It is one of the ways he finds satisfaction in his work.


Making sure a job is promoted is an activity that particularly interests Eric Chataigné. He very much enjoys working with a large number of people and asserting his ideas. It is important for him to be able to do this on a daily basis.


It is important for Eric Chataigné to have an activity that allows him to support people around him. Indeed, he largely prioritises helping others over competition. He enjoys, in this sense, creating links and prioritising cohesion among the team.

The environment he seeks

#fun #flexibility #casual #freedom #friendly #permissiveness #humour #proximity #adaptability

The management style he uses

Come with me
Try this

What this means

Eric Chataigné is an inspiring manager who tries to help his employees develop individually. He creates an action plan for each of them and positions himself as a mentor. He's a manager who pulls everyone towards a common goal but who can also take into account individuality.

The management style he seeks

Come with me
And you, what do you think?

How should he be managed?

Eric Chataigné expects a manager to listen and define group objectives in a participatory way. He is motivated by leaders who involve the whole team in attaining the objective. He needs someone who gives meaning to the work, is less attached to results to be obtained and furthers the best way to achieve it.

The culture in which he blossoms

Flexibility Control Relationships Results Collaboration Innovation Organisation Competition
Preferred culture
Secondary culture

What's the best environment for his development?

Eric Chataigné is fully engaged in a culture oriented towards relationships with others and the collective. He likes that the person is foremost valued and that each person is satisfied in the work environment. This requires that the rules are able to adapt accordingly to suit everyone. Mutual respect must be valued. He avoids environments where the results are foremost valued, and where the data culture is dominant. He prefers that the culture is centred around collaboration and the production of collective projects. It is important for him that everyone shares this mindset.


His way of thinking

Preferred tasks Complex

Capacity to comprehend new and strategic subjects.

Decision-making Prudent

He takes the time to make the most of his resources.

Learning style Deepen

Relies on proven concepts and theories to progress.

Problems he can deal with

Brilliant from an intellectual point of view, Eric Chataigné tends to easily adapt concepts that were initially foreign. He is able to understand new or complex subjects without needing to see them in practice. This means he can develop his skills by researching and reading about a diverse range of subjects. He needs to be intellectually stimulated by his work, without which he may get bored quickly.

Careful in his approach, Eric Chataigné prefers to defer to proven strategies. He tends to observe and adapt knowledge that has been proven and with which he has full confidence. In this sense, it is easier for him to learn from information provided.