Project Developer

We are recruiting a project developer. He/she would ideally start in May 2021.


As project developer, you will be responsible for:

  • Identifying EU funding opportunities (mostly Horizon Europe calls for projects and service contracts) in cooperation with the funding officer, policy advisors and project coordinators
  • Identifying funding opportunities from foundations or other donors
  • Identifying project consortia in which Eurocities can be a partner/leader
  • Developing project consortia when Eurocities is a lead partner
  • Developing and drafting project proposals, especially in the areas of environment and digital transformation
  • Negotiating Eurocities’ role and budget for project proposals
  • Developing a project bidding repository for Eurocities with CVs, past project proposals, references, etc.


You are/have:

  • at least 5 years of work experience in the field of EU-funded project development and proposal writing
  • up-to-date knowledge of environment and/or digital transformation policies at EU level
  • excellent writing skills
  • fluent in English, and write clear and concise reports in English
  • experience in working with multiple stakeholders at transnational level
  • good networking abilities and interpersonal skills for an international environment
  • excellent negotiation skills
  • excellent relationship management, coordination, and communications skills


  • experience in working with local and city governments or public sector partners
  • other languages

We offer

  • a one-year contract starting in May 2021
  • a full-time position that will be carried out at Eurocities office in Brussels. However, due to strict measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, you will be asked to telework initially
  • salary according to profile and experience
  • training opportunities

The selected candidate will need to either live in Belgium or be willing to move to Belgium for the duration of the contract (candidates need to provide a Belgian address).


Meal vouchers, pension plan, hospitalisation insurance, public transport costs, 13th month, éco-chèques

Some other benefit examples are :

  • training opportunities and access to on-line trainings
  • a dynamic international team
  • a pleasant working environment
  • flexible working and relaxed dress code
  • part time teleworking.

Eurocities recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Applicants are requested to send a letter of motivation explaining their suitability for the position, together with a CV by noon on 30 April 2021 to: Patricia de Wouters, Head of HR, at
Please send the documents in pdf format and mention ‘project developer’ in the subject line.

Interviews will be held remotely the week of 10 May 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. CV and personal data of non-selected candidates are not shared with anyone outside Eurocities and will be deleted immediately after the recruitment process. For more information, read our privacy policy.