Senior project coordinator climate and environment

Eurocities, the network of major European cities, is recruiting a senior project coordinator in the field of climate and environment (digital, key asset). He/she would ideally start in as soon as possible.



As senior project coordinator, you will be responsible for overseeing several projects and relevant staff members.

In this role, you will:

  • Oversee and implement several projects linked to climate and environment (digital, key asset):
    • manage several projects, both technically and financially
    • liaise with the European Commission and project partners
    • lead on and deliver project activities such as awareness-raising events, dissemination activities, publication of best practices, knowledge-sharing activities
    • draft technical and financial reports
    • travel as required for the purposes of the project
  • Be responsible for project development in the area of climate and environment (digital, key asset)



You are/have:

  • at least 7 years of relevant work experience
  • at least 5 years of work experience in the field of EU-funded project management
  • at least 3 years of work experience in project proposal writing
  • in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of climate and environmental policies at EU level in the scope of the project, and good knowledge of digital transformation related policies
  • experience in people management
  • 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 relationship management, coordination, and communications skills



  • experience of working with local and city governments or public sector partners
  • experience of people management
  • other languages
  • experience of policy work


We offer

  • a full-time position in Brussels under Belgian contract
  • an open ended contract linked to the project, starting in the autumn 2020
  • salary according to profile and experience
  • training opportunities



  • meal vouchers, pension plan, hospitalisation insurance, public transport costs, 13th month, éco-chèques
  • Eurocities recognises the importance of a work life balance.

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
  • teleworking.


Applicants are requested to send a letter of motivation explaining their suitability for the position, together with a CV with at least two referees (including your current or last employer) by COB on 27 September 2020 to:

Patricia de Wouters, HR coordinator, at

Please send the documents in pdf format and mention ‘senior project coordinator’ in the subject line.

Interviews will be held in Brussels the week of 5 October 2020.

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