Senior Project Coordinator - NetZeroCities

Eurocities - Brussels, Belgium

apply before April 16, 2023

Tasks: Administration, Management

Topics: Empower & Participate, Policies and Cooperation, Urban Transformation

Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Experience required: Experienced

Language: English is sufficient

Eurocities is a dynamic and international team where we trust in people, and value constructive exchanges and collaborative work. We help people thrive in a friendly, open and healthy environment while promoting a work/life balance.

NetZeroCities (NZC) is an initiative launched as part of the European Green Deal and directly supporting the European Commission’s Mission for 100 Climate-neutral and Smart Cities by 2030. NZC is being implemented by a 33-member consortium comprising diverse partners from across Europe, supporting the 112 Mission cities to achieve the Mission objectives through expertise, tools and guidance, capacity building and knowledge sharing, and innovative approaches to systemic change.


As Senior Project Coordinator, you will work as part of the broader Climate Neutrality Team and co-lead the NetZeroCities Team. You will manage a small group of city experts and work closely with the European Commission and NZC consortium partners. In this role, you will:

  • co-lead the NZC Team and managing a team of six expert city advisors and officers
  • take a leadership role in NetZeroCities and its governance and implementation
  • manage project work packages and allocated tasks for which Eurocities is responsible
  • manage resources and budget
  • support engagement with cities and support their climate neutrality objectives and make connections with consortium
  • partners to ensure smooth delivery
  • liaise with the European Commission on project tasks and engagement with the city support team
  • promote project results and activities internally and externally
  • draft technical and financial reports
  • make links between the project and other areas of Eurocities activity, relevant Eurocities forums and working groups
  • support project development in cooperation with the projects & knowledge sharing director

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