MobiliseYourCity is looking for a Sustainable Mobility Expert based in Brussels, Belgium
Who we are
Transport is responsible for about a quarter of energy related CO2 emissions worldwide and plays a central role in the reduction of air-pollution to reach the targets of the Paris agreement of 2015.
The MobiliseYourCity Partnership is a leading global Partnership for systemic and transformative urban mobility planning, facilitating investments and linking local action with the global sustainability agenda (Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement).
The MobiliseYourCity Partnership is supported by the European Commission, the French development agency (Agence française de développement - AFD), the French Ministry for the Ecological Transition (Ministère de la Transition écologique – MTE), the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM), and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Construction and Nuclear Safety (BMU), which are working in collaboration to enable positive global transformation.
Since 2015, the Partnership has gathered a network of 60 partner cities and 13 partner countries, supported by 10 implementing and knowledge partners led by AFD and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
The partnership mainly supports its city and country partners by assisting in the preparation of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) and National Urban Mobility Policies and Investment Programmes (NUMPs), building capacities and engaging regional Communities of Practice through trainings, platforms and events, and amplifying the cities’ initiatives outreach.
As the Sustainable Mobility Expert at the MobiliseYourCity secretariat in Brussels you will technically backstop of the implementation processes of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) and National Urban Mobility Policies and Investment Programmes (NUMPs).
The secretariat, headed by the Coordinator MobiliseYourCity, consists of an international team of 7 people of which 4 are AFD and 3 are BMU financed. Together with the technical advisor on capacity building, you will develop training concepts and deliver capacity building inputs as well as the coordination and moderation of the training events. Your position as mobility expert will also include the review and content analysis of completed planning material from our member cities in order to capitalise on best practice examples and learned lessons.
Location: Brussels (due to the current restrictions currently home office)
Duration: one year with the possibility of extension
Qualification: Minimum 2 years’ experience and graduated in Transport Engineering/Urban Planning with a specialisation on transport
Application: Please send your application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org including Cover Letter and CV
Deadline for application: 04 February 2021
Renumeration: 31,000K (junior/associate level) -55,000K (senior/manager level) gross annual depending on years of experience
Start date: ASAP
Please note that to apply for this position, you need a valid work permit to work in Belgium. The contract runs for one year with the possibility of extension.
People with disabilities are encouraged to apply
This position is hired via CODATU with a EU budget through AFD