Marine/Water Specialist (Project Coordinator)

Milieu Ltd

Marine/Water Specialist (Project Coordinator)

Milieu Ltd

Brussels, Belgium

Milieu Ltd is a growing consulting firm based in Brussels with a record of excellence in international and European policy and law – primarily with respect to environmental protection but also in such fields as fundamental rights, energy, employment, transport, public health, consumer protection and health and safety. We provide our expertise mainly for European institutions and other public sector clients. Please see our website at www.milieu.be to understand more about our activities and our corporate culture.

The ideal candidate would have the potential to assume responsibility for coordinating the delivery of a number of complex projects and framework contracts.

He/she would have a successful track record of managing projects to the required quality, deadlines and budget in a similar environment, have a clear understanding of the requirements of EU tenders, be diligent and well organised and have strong interpersonal skills. He or she would have experience in policy/consultancy work and a good understanding, as well as interest, in working on environmental issues with particular emphasis on the EU legal and policy framework for water and marine protection. He or she should also have high-level writing and editing skills in English language.

Key tasks will include:

  • Play a significant role in the management of the contract including communication with clients, partners and external experts, as well as internal/external reporting tasks;
  • Lead the production of analytical studies on the management and protection of the environment (with a particular focus on water and marine protection) at the international, EU and regional levels;
  • Lead the drafting of reports and other deliverables in excellent English.

Key qualifications for the position:

  • A degree in environmental sciences, economics, law, political science (or other relevant discipline);
  • Experience in managing complex projects is desirable;
  • Experience in European public policy analysis;
  • Knowledge of the EU, regional and international regulatory/policy framework on the protection of the environment is desirable, in particular in the fields of water and marine protection;
  • Well-organised, practical-minded and able to prioritise a busy and varied work-load;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including diplomacy;
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, paying attention to detail;
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in using Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Proven ability to write and communicate clearly in English; knowledge of other EU languages is desirable.

What you will find at Milieu:

  • English as a principal working language;
  • A very informal, supportive and collaborative working environment;
  • A minimum of hierarchy and internal bureaucracy;
  • A strong dedication to better public policy;
  • Highly professional and a strong commitment to quality in what we do;
  • A dynamic multi-cultural atmosphere with some 30 nationalities;
  • A stimulating working environment recently featured in a UK Guardian article entitled ”Are these the world’s coolest offices” and Brussel’s La Libre;
  • A relaxed dress code – except when we are meeting our clients;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Regular company barbeques, training lunches, end of month meetings, bi-weekly yoga classes;
  • Biennial company weekend retreats to international locations.

Milieu would like to fill this position as soon as possible. Deadline for applications is 31st January 2018.

Please apply via our automated application process at https://milieu.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0ft75.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Milieu Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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