Transport & Environment (T&E), the leading Brussels-based NGO promoting cleaner transport in Europe, is seeking an Aviation and Shipping Director to act as a high-level enabler and facilitator, providing strategic leadership in the fields of aviation and shipping and forging and enriching meaningful alliances with key stakeholders. This is a full-time position for the Transport & Environment Brussels office.
Transport & Environment (T&E) is Europe's leading clean transport campaign group. Our vision is a zero emissions mobility system that is affordable and has minimal impacts on our health and environment. Since we were created 30 years ago, T&E has shaped some of Europe’s most important environmental laws. We got the EU to set the world's most ambitious CO2 standards for cars and trucks but also helped uncover the Dieselgate scandal; we campaigned successfully to end palm oil diesel, secured a global ban on dirty shipping fuels and the creation of the aviation ETS, the world's largest carbon market for aviation to name just a few.
We combine the power of robust, science-based evidence and a deep understanding of transport with powerful communications and impactful advocacy. Our staff in Brussels, Rome, Madrid, Berlin, Warsaw and London collaborate with our 60 national member and supporter organisations. All together our members and supporters represent more than 3.5 million people.
T&E is a founding member of the International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation (ICSA) which has observer status at the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and equally of the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC) which has observer status at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). T&E holds a seat on the board of ECOS, and is a member of the Green 10 group of European environmental NGOs, the Platform for Electromobility, and the Coalition for Energy Savings.
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The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the T&E team. One of four policy directors, he or she will act as a high-level enabler and facilitator, providing strategic leadership in the fields of aviation and shipping and forging and enriching meaningful alliances with key stakeholders. With a strong personal commitment to driving change on climate and air pollution, the new director will empower and motivate staff to achieve their respective policy goals and will act as the T&E representative for aviation and shipping to EU and international decision makers.
The Aviation and Shipping Director will report to the Executive Director of the Brussels office and liaise with peer level directors in a senior management team.
This is a full-time position for the Transport & Environment Brussels office. Please send a motivation letter with the application form and your CV to email@example.com by 27 May 2019, with the mention “T&E” in the ‘Subject’ of the email. Applications will be assessed upon receipt. Only selected candidates will be contacted.
N.B.: This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organisational needs.