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News EEB - European Environmental Bureau (Brussels) is looking for a Project Coordinator, (Deadline: 5 November)

The EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENTAL BUREAU a federation of 149 environmental citizens’ organisations, based in Brussels, has a vacancy for a Project Coordinator on a multi-stakeholder process regarding the future of the European Union.

The Policy Officer will report to the Secretary General of the EEB
Her/his work is to assist the Secretary General in coordinating, in cooperation with
other European federations, a discussion and advocacy process in 2009 regarding a
sustainability agenda for the EU for the next decades. The project is to bring together
EU civil society organisations to discuss the main challenges for the EU in relation to
sustainable development and what should be the priorities for the new European
Commission as a result of that. The second part of the project is to promote the
outcomes of this process to EU decisionmakers (European Parliament, Member
States, the new Commissioners).
The EEB offers a contract from “as soon as possible” till the 31st December 2009
The Policy Officer’s work comprises:
 Assisting a coordination/steering committee.
 Maintaining communication between the participants via a special web-site and
other tools.
 Overseeing the progress as planned.
 Organisation of events and reporting.
 Assisting experts in preparation for input papers etc.
 Coordinating the efforts of the participants in the advocacy phase
Qualities and Experiences sought:
The Project Coordinator should:
 Have a clear vision on what sustainable development on the EU level is about,
including the linkages between the environmental, social, economical and global
 Have a strong horizontal background in EU environmental policies;
 Have a sound grasp of the way the European Union decisionmaking works;
 Be a team player and be flexible with regards to tasks to do;
 Has proven writing and communication skills, and preferably website management
 Speak and write English fluently, preferably also French. Other EU languages are
an asset;
 Be prepared to work outside normal office hours;
EEB offers:
 a gross monthly salary of €2,908 plus benefits [holiday bonus, 13th month, pension
scheme, luncheon vouchers]
 a dynamic working environment
Place: Brussels
Start Date: as soon as possible
Application Procedure:
Please send in your application with your C.V.
to John Hontelez, EEB’s Secretary General ,
byWednesday, 5 November 2008
e-mail :
Interviews will be held on 10 and 11 November
European Environmental Bureau
Boulevard de Waterloo, 34, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 (0)2 289 10 90; Fax: +32 (0)2 289 10 99
E-mail: – Website:


Contact information European Environmental Bureau, Boulevard de Waterloo, 34, 1000 Brussels, Belgium, (email: )
Phone: +32 (0)2 289 10 90; Fax: +32 (0)2 289 10 99
News type Vacancies
File link
File link local EEB_vacancy-coordinator.pdf (application/binary, 45 Kb)
Source of information European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
Geographical coverage Belgium
News date 23/10/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH