The WEEE Forum a.i.s.b.l. www.weee-forum.org is an international for-impact association speaking for forty-six not-for-profit producer responsibility organisations (PRO) across the globe that manage the collection and treatment of electronic waste. Together with our members on the five continents, we are at the forefront of tackling the worldwide societal challenge of electronic waste. We aspire to be among the world’s foremost e-waste competence centres, excelling in the implementation of the principles of circularity in the economy and society. The WEEE Forum is headquartered in Brussels, yet the agile team is currently composed of 7 professionals of 6 distinct nationalities, based in Belgium, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

The WEEE Forum has recently been successful in obtaining funding for four new projects and, as a result, is recruiting an intrinsically motivated, pro-active, creative, and results-driven Technical Projects’ Co-ordinator (him/her) to join its team. He/she will:

  • Co-ordinate, be the main deliverer of and monitor the technical research as well as implementation, demonstration, and exploitation of tasks to which the WEEE Forum is assigned in grant-funded projects.
  • Provide technical input on the WEEE Forum’s communications tasks in grant funded projects.
  • Assist the Project Manager in reporting and monitoring budget expenditure and
  • Provide support on the preparation of new project proposals.

This person will be part of the Technical Team currently composed of a Technical Manager, who will be his/her line manager, and two Technical Advisors. The post is full time and subject to a trial period, for a period of at least four years.

We offer a competitive salary for a versatile job with a high degree of autonomy that allows for personal and professional growth as well as flexible working hours at the location of your choice.

The candidate must meet the criteria as spelled out in the Job Description.

  • Masters’ degree;
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience in the sector of electronic waste management;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in co-ordinating and contributing to work packages and tasks in EU grant-funded projects, and related knowledge of project management procedures, tools and funding in Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe and/or LIFE;
  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft suite of software tools, in particular MS Excel;
  • Excellent oral and written English, other languages a major plus;
  • Pride in getting things done with an analytical eye for detail;
  • Pride in managing projects under quality, budget and time constraints;
  • Used to work from home;
  • Good communication and people management skills.

The letter of motivation addressed by electronic mail to Pascal Leroy, Director General of the WEEE Forum, should explain in clear terms why you are eager for the job and how your skills and experience meet the job requirements detailed above. Please send the letter and your curriculum vitae (preferably in Europass format) to info@weee-forum.org and put “New position at the WEEE Forum | [Name][Surname]” in the subject line.

For more information about the organisation, see www.weee-forum.org. Or call Pascal Leroy on +32 473 75 61 53. Job queries will be dealt with in confidence and in accordance with GDPR legislation and the WEEE Forum’s privacy policy.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This is a unique opportunity to work with enthusiastic individuals in a dynamic, multi-cultural and multi-lingual environment on projects with a societal purpose.

Closing date for applications: 23 June 2022 midnight.

Expected start date: 1 September 2022.

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The WEEE Forum a.i.s.b.l. is an international association representing forty six producer responsibility organisations across the globe. Together with our members, we are at the forefront of turning the extended producer responsibility principle into an effective electronic waste management policy approach through our combined knowledge of the technical, business and operational aspects of collection, logistics, de-pollution, processing, preparing for reuse and reporting of e-waste. Our mission is to be the world’s foremost e-waste competence centre excelling in the implementation of the circularity principle.

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