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September 2, 2015

Job Opportunities: ICLEI South Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Job opportunities are available at ICLEI South Asia, Africa, and Europe. 

ICLEI is a global association of over 1,000 cities, towns and metropolises in 86 countries with a mission to promote global sustainability through local action. ICLEI has around 300 urban development professionals working in 17 secretariats and offices, supporting cities and regions to become sustainable, low-carbon, resilient, biodiverse, resource-efficient and productive, ecomobile, smart and healthy and happy. More than 20% of the world’s urban population benefit from ICLEI's work which is global in scope and impact, and yet very local in implementation.

The European Secretariat of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability seeks to fill the position of an Officer applying her/his knowledge on sustainable urban development at the service of one or several teams.

The ICLEI European Secretariat is structured in four major teams called “Sustainable Economy and Procurement”, “Governance and Social Innovation”, “Sustainable Resources, Climate and Resilience”, and “Communication and Member Relations”. The position will contribute to their work in a flexible manner according to their varying demands within the envisaged contract period. The focus will be on emerging urban sustainability topics, particularly those of cross-cutting nature. Two positions are available, namely:

Officer - General 

Officer - Sustainable Economy and Procurement 

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability – Africa is expanding its multi-disciplinary professional team through offering exciting new opportunities to experienced practitioners and technical experts in the field of urban development and sustainability at ICLEI Africa’s Head Office in Cape Town. These professionals will provide advanced technical services and support to our growing network of cities, sub-national governments and local government associations across Africa. As part of our multi-disciplinary teams they will engage with national governments, international development partners, the private sector and our other ICLEI offices around the world. ICLEI Africa is specifically looking for applicants for the position of:

Technical Expert: Sustainable Cities 

ICLEI South Asia is a team of urban sustainability professionals.

We have over 35 employees working over 7 offices in the South Asian region, with technical, managerial, policy and communications expertise in engineering, finance, natural and social sciences, government and consulting. Our diverse and talented staff are all driven by a desire to support cities to become low-carbon, resilient, biodiverse, resource-efficient, and to green their infrastructure and urban economy. ICLEI South Asia is looking for a:

Project Officer - Climate Resilience and Sustainability