The Climate Alliance European Secretariat (Brussels Office) is seeking for a specialised senior project coordinator to join its highly motivated and multilingual Brussels team. The position is focused on technical support and coordination pertaining to the newly established Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH).
As senior project coordinator you will mainly work within the newly established Energy Poverty Advisory Hub of which Climate Alliance is the lead partner. The activities are primarily related to the technical content development and support to municipalities. You will lead a series of local teams including national experts and the communication team within EPAH to ensure successful local work plans for pushing forward the assessment, planning and implementation of energy poverty measures.
Your role will be integrated within the EPAH team, and the Climate Alliance Brussels team. You will join the Climate Alliance Brussels office and the HQ located in Frankfurt to strengthen the expert team on energy poverty. We will provide good room for incorporating your particular experiences on the topic in regard to Climate Alliance strategy development and project acquisition strengthening our profile on local Energy Poverty to support our members.
The overall objective is to lead the assistance for local authorities with project management and technical experience as well as to support the general management of the Energy Poverty Advisory Hub contract, together with the project manager. More specifically:
The contract will be between the individual and Climate Alliance under the Belgian law. The corresponding assignment is based on a 2-year full-time contract (with possibility to be extended/converted into a permanent position) starting as soon as possible. Climate Alliance offers a benefits package (incl. paid leave/‘pécule de vacances’, DKV Medicare & lunch vouchers) and a positive, friendly, flexible working environment.
Location: Climate Alliance|Brussels Office, Mundo-Madou|Avenue des arts 7/8|1210 Bruxelles|Belgium
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Deadline for applications: 20 June 2021 at 23:59 pm CEST.
Applicants must have the legal right to be employed in Belgium. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.
Climate Alliance is a non-profit association uniting local authorities and indigenous rainforest peoples in their efforts to mitigate climate change. With some 1,700 members spread across 25 European countries, Climate Alliance is the world’s largest city network dedicated to climate action and the only one to set tangible targets: each member city, town and district has committed itself to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent every 5 years. Recognising the impact our lifestyles can have on the world's most vulnerable people and places, Climate Alliance pairs local action with global responsibility. The network runs awareness raising campaigns, develops tools for climate action planning and fosters cooperation with indigenous peoples. Additional work goes into management of the EU initiatives such as the Covenant of Mayors, and the EPAH.
Building on the work of the Energy Poverty Observatory, the Energy Poverty Advisory Hub will be a service platform for local authorities and will provide direct support, learning material, networking and events as well as a compilation of material and data relevant for alleviating energy poverty in the EU. EPAH reports to the European Commission Directorate-General for Energy and closely cooperate with other European Commission services and other EU institutions as necessary. The Energy Poverty Advisory Hub is a Service Contract with the European Commission by a consortium led by Climate Alliance together with Ecoserveis, AISFOR, NOVA University and Akaryon. The activities started in January 2021 with a performance period of 48 months.