The successful candidate will have experience and ambition in how to mobilise circular economy policies and instruments to reduce waste generation and save resources. They will be motivated to help set a transformative pathway for designing out waste from various value chains in the context of the development of EU and international policy.
With at least four years’ experience in the development and implementation of waste policy and circular economy, they will work towards waste avoidance, including hazardous waste prevention and be able to interface with other policy areas, notably Chemicals, Climate and Biodiversity. They will also be opened to work at global level and explore how to best adapt policy to fit different socio-economical situations.
They will feel comfortable with designing and implementing campaigns with various partners within and outside the Civil Society/NGO community.
Experience with fundraising and/or involvement in past campaigns to promote sustainable development is considered an asset.
The work consists of:
Qualities and experiences required for post:
Candidates with less than 4 years’ experience may be considered when they demonstrate a high level of motivation and very relevant work experience.
The (Senior) Policy Officer will be based in the EEB headquarters in Brussels. We offer Belgian contracts under Belgian law. The candidate must commit to being officially registered in Belgium and working partially from our office in Brussels. This currently entails structural teleworking scheme (with at least 1 day in the office per week depending on the position) and will work as part of the EEB’s Policy Division, under the supervision of the EEB Circular economy team manager and in close cooperation with other EEB Officers.
Please email your application in English to firstname.lastname@example.org including a CV, a letter of motivation and your response to the annexed questionnaire. Only applications that include these three components will be considered.
Please clearly mark: “(Senior) Policy Officer on Circular Economy and Waste” in the subject of your application. Please note that we will ask shortlisted candidates to provide two references.
Due to limited staff resources and numbers of CVs anticipated, only candidates selected for interviews will receive a reply.
Place for interviews: Virtual interview (first round) and at EEB office in Brussels (second round)
Deadline for Application: 16 April 2023
Interviews first round: Second half of April
Proposed starting date: As soon as possible after the interviews
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