Project Officer on energy and climate - Covenant of Mayors Sub-Saharan Africa, Council of European Municipalities and Regions, CCREDeadline for application: 28 February 2017
Want to help boost sustainability in the towns and cities of Sub-Saharan Africa? The Council of European Municipalities and Regions is looking to recruit a Project Officer on energy and climate.Location: Brussels
The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) is the European umbrella organisation oflocal and regional government, representing over 50 national associations from more than 30 countries.
CEMR$'s EU-policy work consists in influencing the European legislative and policy-making process, to ensure that the interests of local and regional government, and of the citizens they represent, are fully taken into account. This activity is closely complemented by related project activities.
CEMR is member of the consortium supporting with the implementation of the Covenant of Mayors (www.eumayors.eu) initiative. This European initiative gathers local authorities committing to take concrete and ambitious actions to reduce CO2 emissions and thus contributing to fight against the climate change. The Office of the Covenant of Mayors assists municipalities, provinces and regions involved in implementing their commitments and is also in charge of the promotion of the initiative in the EU and beyond. During the Climate Summit in Paris, EU Commission announced the geographical extension of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, with new regional offices to be set up in Sub-Saharan Africa, North and South America, Japan, India, China & South-East Asia.
The Project Officer will be responsible for the overall execution of the project, in close collaboration with the Junior Project Officer, the Administrative & Financial Assistant (based in Brussels) and the Helpdesk Project Officer (based in Africa). He/she will coordinate the work of all ten Project partners and liaise with the European Commission and the Advisory Board under the supervision of the Director of Projects. He/she will also collaborate actively with CEMR Policy Adviser on Environment, Energy and Climate and CEMR Communication Adviser. The post holder will report directly to the Director of Projects.
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by CCRE -- last modified 16 February 2017