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Project Co-ordinator (CISL Brussels)

The closing date for applications is 11 March 2018.

Project Co-ordinator (CISL Brussels)

This exciting role, working in the EU office of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), is an opportunity to join a dynamic and fast-paced team that engages with senior business leaders and European policy makers to unlock new climate change policies and support the transition to a sustainable, net zero carbon economy. 

CISL’s Policy Team works at EU member state and international levels to deliver influential projects that include The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) (a founding member of the We Mean Business Coalition) and the EU Green Growth Platform, with a planned international expansion of their work. The team has an excellent track record of high-level EU engagement and is looking for a Project Co-ordinator to help support the team to develop and expand the business and policy engagement in Brussels and Member States. 

The purpose of this role is to provide complete administrative support to the project team in order to assist the effective and efficient management and delivery of the team’s strategy. The successful candidate will support a dynamic team across a range of projects within the Policy Team in Brussels. The role will provide a critical foundation for the rest of the team, ensuring work runs smoothly. 

Applicants must be committed to the values that underpin CISL’s work and will be expected to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Excellent IT skills, including familiarity with databases, spreadsheets, and editorial software;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of facts, principles, processes and general concepts related to Project Administration;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent organisation skills;
  • Experience working in an administrative/secretarial role;
  • Very high proficiency in both English and French.

The following attributes are desirable:

  • Knowledge and sympathy with the principles of Sustainable Development;
  • Confidence in monitoring the financial aspects of ongoing projects;
  • Previous experience of working within a project team;
  • Experience of planning events;
  • Understanding of the drivers of business;
  • Understanding of policy making;
  • Research skills. 

The role is based in Brussels but will require travel, including visits to the United Kingdom. Applicants must have the right to work in Belgium.

The deadline for applications is 11 March 2018.

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