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The Association of Cities and Regions for sustainable Resource management (ACR+) is recruiting a Project Manager to start as soon as possible.

Key Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day management of EU funded projects, including among others the following tasks: technical inputs and research activities, stakeholders engagement, communication and dissemination activities, financial reporting;
  • Support to ACR+ campaigns and initiatives, including follow-up to specific requests arising from ACR+ members, such as:
    • Research information on circular economy/sustainable resource management policies and practices within and outside the ACR+ network to establish benchmark data;
    • Organization and chairing of webinars and workshops with thematic working groups as necessary;
    • Identify strengths and provide constructive comments to reports and documents, also promoting peer review mechanisms within ACR+ members and key stakeholders;
  • Supervision of research studies and publications on specific topics related to material resource management and circular economy, including analysis and engagement of stakeholders as needed to collect the insights and information needed to make deep dives compelling and tangible;

Qualifications, skills, experience:

  • Qualified to Master’s degree level in environmental policy, science, engineering, law, economics, or a closely related subject;
  • Minimum 5 years of successful relevant professional experience in the field of sustainable resources management;
  • Familiarity with the process of sustainable resource management policy development and implementation, evaluation of technical and policy measures, cost-benefit analysis, data collection, validation and analysis;
  • Consolidated experience in the management of international and/or EU funded projects, in particular EU direct funds (such as H2020, Interreg, Erasmus+, LIFE, Europaid), including budget management skills;
  • Experience with monitoring policy-making processes at the European level;
  • Languages: perfectly fluent in English (native speaker or equivalent), French and any other language are valuable assets;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, combined with strong influencing skills;
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team;
  • Commitment to ACR+ purposes, such as the development of resource management expertise at the level of local and regional authorities

Terms and conditions:

  • Place of work: ACR+ Brussels secretariat, Brussels, Belgium. Frequent short trips abroad may be required as part of the management of EU funded projects;
  • Expected starting date: as soon as possible;
  • Full time job under permanent contract; economic conditions are defined according to the candidate's level of seniority and experience.


The selection procedure includes a screening of CVs, interviews and tests and a final evaluation.

Please send your job application by email, including a letter of motivation and a detailed CV, to Francesco Lembo (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Françoise Bonnet (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before 12 March 2021. Please include in the application your first available date to start working in the new position and your salary expectations.

Be aware that applications are reviewed continuously upon arrival; therefore application as soon as possible is advisable.

Due to the large number of applications, we receive for each posting, we are unable to provide feedback on all applications. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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