The Association of Cities and Regions for sustainable Resource management is recruiting a Circular Economy Project Manager to start in October 2022


Key Tasks and responsibilities include:

a) Project Management:

  • Managing Horizon Europe project tasks and assignments across a project team, such as stakeholders engagement, research, analysis, grants and proposal development, report writing, and other activities, driving to specific, defined outcomes 
  • Coordinating inputs form ACR+ staff, project partners and key stakeholders for the overall successful delivery of project deliverables and outputs through managing and reporting progress towards project milestones
  • Monitoring relevant processes and aspects of project development, scope, goals, execution, deliverables, meetings, project related events, information systems, closure and archiving
  • Managing contacts and relationships with project partners, liaising with external stakeholders as required to deliver successful project outcomes.;

b) 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;

Qualifications, skills, experience: 

  • Qualified to Master degree level;
  • 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; 
  • Solid knowledge of international and/or EU funded projects, in particular EU direct funds (such as Horizon Europe, 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: October 2022;
  • 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 Marie Cardon (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before 09 September 2022 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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