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LIFE Monitoring Experts (M/F)

Country Belgium
Sectors Environment, Intelligent Energy

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 technical experts (preferably freelancer) that could cover monitoring LIFE projects under either the Environment strand, either the Climate Change strand, either the Nature strand (or a combination of those strands) to reinforce the LIFE Benelux team (12 persons).

For more background information please consult the following websites:

Language English, French, Dutch
Status In demand
CV Deadline 2020-06-20 (Closed Project)
Terms of Reference Download

Project Position

Position LIFE Monitoring Experts

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 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.
  • A level of education which corresponds to a minimum master degree in the field of environment or climate change or nature conservation or equivalent (bio-engineering, civil engineering, chemistry, etc.).
  • Fluent in Dutch (native speaker or equivalent) and an excellent command of English (written and spoken). Speaking French is an advantage.
Required Experience
  • Min. 3 years of relevant working experience in the targeted strand (ENV and/or NAT and/or CC).
  • Experience in project management/monitoring in the field of environment and/or nature and biodiversity 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 01/07/2020
Mission End No end date

Prospect Consulting & Services is currently looking for freelancers.

As a freelancer you will mainly perform the work from home. Additionally, there are project visits and possible field activities. Occasional travel abroad in Europe might be required (e.g. participation to the annual team meeting with field trip in one of the Member States), or visiting a major associated beneficiary based outside the Benelux.

To apply, please submit your CV (Europass format) and application letter, both in English before 20/06/2020 to the following email addresses:

Please note that only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.

Contact Gabrielle Le Ménahèze