Policy & Project Support Officer

  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 24

Position description

Eurocities, the network of major European cities, is recruiting a policy & project support officer in the field of environment. The candidate would ideally start in December 2021.


As policy & project support officer, you will work with Eurocities environment team to support ongoing project work in the areas of energy, climate change and environment. In this role, you will:

  • Support the policy advisor to manage Eurocities project:
    • contact cities to inform them about the project and recruit them
    • liaise with project partners
    • organise project events and meetings with EU policy-makers
    • contribute to draft policy recommendations
    • support dissemination and publication
    • contribute to capacity buildings activities
  • Contribute to the Covenant of Mayors case studies
  • Contribute to the Covenant of Mayors twinning activities
  • Support the management and organisation of forum and working group meetings in coordination with the policy advisor, the forum/WG chair(s) and the host city
  • Contribute to EU policy development in the areas of climate, energy and environment
  • Analyse environmental policy documents and prepare policy papers
  • Draft articles for the Eurocities newsletter, and website environmental issues and other communications-related tasks


You thrive in an environment of rapid change, moving targets, limited resources and high intensity. You are highly flexible and able to work independently and autonomously, while maintaining a team-oriented attitude.

You have:

  • 1 to 2 years of relevant work experience in policy and or project implementation
  • a Masters degree or equivalent
  • good understanding of the EU institutional framework
  • good analytical and organisational skills
  • very good organisational and coordination skills
  • good oral and written communications skills in English
  • good interpersonal skills for an international environment


  • Experience in working in EU project or policy is beneficial
  • Good knowledge and experience in the fields of energy, climate change and environment,
  • Experience in events management

Application instructions

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