Prospect Expert Platform

Project Opportunity

LIFE Monitoring Expert (M/F)

Country Belgium
Sectors Environment, Intelligent Energy
Description

Created in 1994, Prospect C&S is an independent consultancy company specialized in environment, climate action, rural development and food security.

Over the years, Prospect C&S team has gained extensive experience in implementing specific studies or managing contracts for various national and international clients. We have strong experience of over 16 years of monitoring EC LIFE projects in the BENELUX and in South East Europe covering all strands of this EU Programme: Climate Action, Nature and Biodiversity, Environment and Governance.

Prospect C&S hosts also in its offices the coordination team and provides all LIFE Sector Coordinators, the General Coordinator and their administrative assistants (9 persons in total).

Prospect is now looking for a technical expert that could cover the Environment and Climate Change strands to reinforce the LIFE Benelux team (12 persons).

For more background information please consult the following websites: www.prospect-cs.be www.neemo.eu http://ec.europa.eu/environment/life/

Language English, French, Dutch
Status In demand
CV Deadline 2020-06-19
Terms of Reference Download

Project Position

Position LIFE Monitoring Expert
Activities

Assisting and providing financial and technical support to beneficiaries with regards to LIFE project implementation as well as monitoring and evaluating of ongoing LIFE projects (Environment and/or Climate Action) in Belgium, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and/or The Netherlands. The position includes the following tasks, but is not limited to:

  • Assessing of technical progress through progress reports submitted by beneficiaries, quarterly updates and annual field visits;
  • Verifying that the management of the project is in line with the General Conditions/Common Provisions of the grant agreement (HR inputs reporting, procurement procedures and invoicing);
  • Reporting on findings and providing recommendations to the LIFE Units (DG ENV & EASME);
  • Assisting the beneficiaries where needed (e.g. guidance on the interpretation of LIFE rules);
  • Dealing with tasks other than monitoring foreseen under the LIFE Framework contract: participation to thematic platform meeting, undertaking ex-post missions to LIFE projects, presenting the LIFE programme at the occasion of an InfoDay or other events, contributing to thematic brochures, etc.;
  • Attending NEEMO horizontal and inventory meetings every year.
Qualification

A level of education which corresponds to a minimum master degree in the field of environment or climate change or equivalent (bio-engineering, civil engineering, chemistry, etc.).

Required Experience
  • Min. 3 years of relevant working experience in each targeted strand (ENV and CC).
  • Experience in project management/monitoring in the field of environment and/or climate change is an advantage.

Please note that not reaching one of the selection criteria will exclude you from the selection process.

Estimated Manpower To be defined
Mission Begin 01/05/2020
Mission End No end date
Other

Fluent in Dutch (native speaker or equivalent) and an excellent command of English (written and spoken). Speaking French is an advantage.

Contact Thomas Wouters