Urban Sustainability Project Assistant

ISOCARP Institute - The Hague, Netherlands

apply before March 31, 2023

Tasks: IT & Programming, Management, Research

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

Type: Hybrid, Part-time

Experience required: Entry-level

Language: English is sufficient


The ISOCARP Institute is the research spin-off of the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP), based in The Hague, the Netherlands.

The Institute’s core function is to conduct research and promote knowledge transfer, offer advice and short-term consultancy services, as well as design and deliver capacity-building and educational programmes. The institute is involved in several EU research projects and collaborates with a range of international partners.

Job profile of a Project Assistant:

As we continue to grow and obtain new projects, we are seeking a staff member with experience in urban innovation management, sustainability, and market analysis to conduct research and create content for our EU projects. The project assistant will also support us in the management of multiple projects and help design capacity-building programmes.

Main task:

Support the design of a sustainability and exploitation plan aiming to maximise the adoption of solutions supporting cities in driving the socio-technical transitions required to meet climate neutrality targets.

The plan will be based on a thorough market analysis that will include a lens on techno-economic, socio-economic and sustainability indicators through a quantitative and qualitative assessment that investigates the urban planning and design market, having in mind the global competition and competitive landscape, and the economic environment in terms of barriers to entry and regulatory imperatives.

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