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Programme Assistant, Energy Efficiency

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Netherlands - Europe
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 25/10/2015
Company Name European Climate Foundation
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Directory Entry : European Climate Foundation aims to promote climate and energy policies that greatly reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions and help Europe play an even stronger international leadership role in mitigating climate change. For jobs with ECF visit their website. For other jobs and careers in Climate Chnage and Sustainability visit www.environmentjobs.com
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The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was established in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to promote climate and energy policies that greatly reduce Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions and to help Europe play a stronger international leadership role to mitigate climate change. The ECF is funded by major multi-year commitments from donors in Europe and the United States. The ECF is part of the international ClimateWorks Network that shares goals, strategies and resources to address the global challenge of climate change mitigation with a global network of aligned organisations.

The ECF team is a highly dynamic group of individuals, combining ambition and passion with a rigorous, results-oriented and analytic approach to work. The ECF’s culture is one of intensity, enthusiasm and mutual support.

The position – Programme Assistant, Energy Efficiency

The European Climate Foundation’s Energy Efficiency Programme is offering a Programme Assistant position. The selected candidate will be based in The Hague and will work closely and actively with the team on a range of tasks:

  • General administrative, practical and logistical support, including but not limited to planning and organising meetings, travel logistics, expense reimbursement and invoice processing (approx. 30% time)
  • Support to the team’s grant-making activities and administrative process: managing relationships with grantees and grant-seekers; reviewing grantee proposals; evaluating grantee reports; managing the portfolio and budget overview via the grants management system (approx. 40% time).
  • Research on energy-efficiency related subjects and monitoring of relevant legislative developments.
  • Support to other team activities: drafting reports, presentations and internal documents; monitoring media for articles of interest to the team and the broader organisation.

The ideal candidate should embody the following professional qualifications and personal attributes:

  • Relevant work experience and a university degree in the fields of energy, climate, environment and/or public policy.
  • At least one year uninterrupted work experience required; project management experience is desirable.
  • Demonstrated interest in the mission and values of the European Climate Foundation. A particular understanding of and interest in energy efficiency will be particularly valued.
  • Superior written and verbal English skills. Other languages an asset.
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure, take initiative and be a creative problem-solver.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work independently, and to actively generate and implement ideas for programme and office improvement.
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis, especially to Brussels.
  • Strong administrative and computer skills (PowerPoint, Microsoft, Excel), experience with Mac is an asset.
  • Enthusiastic personality, sense of humor, ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

This is an intellectually challenging advanced traineeship position with great possibilities for professional development and an excellent work atmosphere.

Location: The Hague, The Netherlands

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: One-year fixed-term contract, with a possible one-year extension

Compensation: Competitive

To apply: Please send your CV and cover letter in English to:

SMO-PAEE@europeanclimate.org. Please indicate ´Recruitment – Programme Assistant, Energy Efficiency’ in the Subject line. Telephone calls will not be forwarded to the recruitment team. Due to the high number of applicants, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Candidates need to be in the possession of a European Passport or a work permit for The Netherlands, if applicable.

Application deadline: 25 October 2015

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