Programme Officer, Europe

  • Location
    London, Madrid, Warsaw or Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    May 19

Position description

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to ClientEarth’s work in Europe. The Programme Officer will use their experience and knowledge of project management, financial and administrative processes and team coordination to facilitate efficient resource management and the smooth delivery of our projects.

ClientEarth works to achieve systemic change at scale in energy systems, food systems, ocean and land use and transport and materials systems. We aim to drive systems change through litigation, advocacy and influencing, and building the environmental public interest law field. We do this in collaboration with our partners, who represent diverse expertise, communities and experiences and include NGOs, law firms, scientific, technical and industry experts and individuals. ClientEarth has adopted a new matrix operating model, with different areas of expertise/skillsets mobilised into networks and teams to deliver work to achieve maximum impact towards our strategic objectives. The post holder will join the Programme Management Group, a newly formed team at ClientEarth, made up of 15 Programme Officers/Managers, created to provide comprehensive programme management across programme areas.

Meet your Manager

In this role, you will be managed by Chelsea Robinson. Chelsea joined ClientEarth in 2017 and is based in London.

Main Duties

  • Work with colleagues from different teams and departments to plan, set-up, implement, monitor progress and close projects; ensuring efficiency, value for money and sustainability throughout the project life cycle;
  • Ensure all internal processes and policies are followed in the delivery of projects, including project set-up, procurement, contracting, financial processing, funder compliance and decision-making.

Role requirements

  • Experience of working in a project management/coordination role;
  • Good knowledge of administrative and financial processes, procedures and systems;
  • Fluent (CEFR level C2) in English;
  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly with SharePoint, Microsoft 365 and Teams;
  • An interest in environmental and human rights issues.

Note to candidates: We know that long lists of criteria can be daunting and that some candidates will not apply for a role unless they feel they are 100% qualified. If you feel you meet at least some of the essential criteria below, we still encourage you to apply.

Further Information

Salaries per location: Brussels from €3 139 per month, London from £35 250 per annum, Madrid from €36 750 per annum, Warsaw from PLN 7,894.

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