REScoop.eu is the European federation of groups and cooperatives of citizens for renewable energy and energy efficiency. We are a growing network of 1.240 European REScoops who jointly produced1.500 million kWh in 2015 and represented over 300.000 European citizens who are active in the energy transition. As a federation we follow up on relevant policy issues and represent the voice of renewable energy cooperatives towards European policy makers. We support the start-up of new initiatives and develop valuable services for our members. REScoop.eu is currently looking for a European project manager to join its team in Antwerp (Belgium). The project manager will be employed in a Dutch-speaking environment.
You are co-responsible for European projects that receive funding from the Executive Agencyfor Small and Medium-sized Enterprises of the European Commission. Your job is to execute project related tasks, monitor the progress, report upon your actions and write future project proposals.
You support our advocacy work and follow up on European policy issues that might affect the European REScoop movement. You organise meetings with policy makers and attend policy seminars either as a participant, a panellist and eventually as a speaker. You take part in future community energy coalition’ meetings and keep our members informed about your policy work.
In collaboration with the board and your colleagues, you develop valuable services for European REScoops with the aim to augment and to expand our federation. These services include e.g. the circulation of regular news alerts, the organisation of international workshops, the set-up of a financial facilitation service, et cetera.
You are an outstanding team player who is ready to work in an international context.
You have a strong will for goal achievement and a high efficiency rate.
You can work independently, handle responsibilities and respect deadlines.
You are able and willing to precisely account for time use on behalf of the project
You have outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
You have decent presentation skills and you are not afraid to talk for a group of people.
Your English is fluent and knowledge of additional languages is a strong asset.
You are diplomatic and experienced with European advocacy, preferably in the field of
renewable energy, energy effiency or energy democracy.