Reporting to: Executive Director – Teamleader to 5 FTEs
Application deadline: 31 AUGUST 2020
ECOS is looking for an experienced Policy Director to take up a key leadership role in the organisation.
The Policy Director leads our work, and team, on energy, ecodesign, and climate change. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Policy Director is a member of the Executive Management Team.
The Policy Director plays a leading role in delivering our strategy, engaging with the European Commission, international stakeholders, the European and international standardisation system, and our key stakeholders.
This pivotal position is of crucial importance to the organisation. As an integral part of the Executive Management Team, the successful candidate will bring his/her strategic leadership and honed people management skills to a winning team.
ECOS is a Brussels-based non-profit environmental organisation with an exceptional team of 19 staff supported by a network of 40 technical experts and nearly 50-member organisations. ECOS is the only environmental organisation worldwide specialised in standardisation. ECOS is supported by the European Commission & EFTA with Framework Partnership Agreements under which we have Operating and Action Grants.
We are an international network of members sharing a vision of a clean and healthy environment where people live in respect of the planet and its natural resources, preserving them for future generations. ECOS aims to influence the development of ambitious standardisation, legislation and political strategies to promote the transition to a clean and circular economy that respects planetary boundaries. We promote and defend environmental interests in the development of ecodesign policies, and standards at European and international level.
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Please provide a CV and cover letter in ONE single document, which should be prepared before applying as they will be requested in the application process. The cover letter should be no more than two pages long and explain why you are interested in this post and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.
The document should be saved in the following format: Your First Name-Your Last Name-Document Name-Date (yymm) e.g: Pat-Jones-CVandStatement-2007.
The first round of interviews will take place remotely on a rolling basis so please submit your application earlier if possible. Due to the expected interest in this position we regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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