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Mercury Policy Officer, The European Environmental Bureau, EEB

Deadline for application: 06 September 2020

Job summary

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) is looking to recruit a Mercury Policy Officer.

Location: Brussels


The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) is the largest and most inclusive European network of environmental citizens' groups – and the only one that works on such a broad range of issues. It advocates progressive policies to create a better environment in the European Union and beyond.

The Mercury Policy Officer will join the Mercury team, part of the EEB's EU Policy Unit but following both EU and international mercury governance. They will work with a range of partners through the Zero Mercury Working Group – an international network of environmental and health groups working together towards 'Zero' emissions, demand and supply of mercury, from all sources we can control, in view of reducing to a minimum, mercury in the environment at EU level and globally.

The successful candidate will overlook/monitor and assist in managing projects by supporting NGOs in developing countries to support respective governments to implement provisions of the Minamata Convention (e.g. phasing out mercury added products, reducing mercury use in artisanal and small scale gold mining ). Work will also include following the Minamata Convention process, relevant mercury policies (e.g. mercury added products/processes, waste, supply, artisanal small-scale gold mining) at UN (and EU) level as well as their implementation.

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by EEB -- last modified 30 July 2020