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22 Sep 2017

The Coordinator will lead the work of the coalition. He/she will be

  • an experienced manager able to coordinate a well-functioning Brussels office and an active European network, and ensure good operational planning;
  • a strategic and creative political thinker bringing a clear, shared vision, and able to take the right decisions regarding campaigning, advocacy and coalition development;
  • a natural networker and facilitator able to engage and build consensus and collaborations with coalition members and a diverse group of other stakeholders, including policy makers;
  • a persuasive speaker capable of promoting ECCJ’s message and policy proposals in public and political debates

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • A commitment to, and thorough understanding of the mission of ECCJ and its vision of corporate accountability and policy change;
  • At least 3 years’ experience of managing civil society organisations or platforms at a European and/or international level; including line-managing staff, financial management, administration;
  • At least 2 years’ experience of policy advocacy; preferably with knowledge and experience of the EU and its institutions, and preferably on corporate accountability related policies;
  • Excellent strategic skills: experience in developing organisational, campaign and advocacy strategies within an NGO;
  • Strong consensus-building skills and demonstrated talent for coalition work;
  • Experience / understanding of working with a management board;
  • Experience of engaging with stakeholders from different backgrounds (policy makers, CSOs, business, etc.);
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to articulate clear messages to different audiences;
  • Complete fluency in English with proficiency in at least one other EU language (preferably French);
  • Ability to understand complex legal concepts and at least a basic knowledge of Corporate accountability / Business and Human rights policies;
  • Ability and willingness to travel within Europe;
  • Be a citizen of an EU member state or have a valid residence and work permit for Belgium.

We offer

  • A gross monthly salary between 3,631€ and 4,077€ - depending on experience - on the basis of a full-time contract; and benefits: 13th month, luncheon vouchers, pension scheme, hospitalisation insurance, travel insurance and contribution to local transport costs;
  • A dynamic and stimulating work environment in an NGO building in the heart of Brussels. The ECCJ office is based in the Friends of the Earth Europe office in Mundo-B, and the Coordinator is employed by Friends of the Earth Europe;
  • An active contribution to the protection of human rights and the environment and to policy change in Europe.

Please send an application letter of no more than 2 pages, together with your CV by 22 September to with the following email subject: “Coordinator application – Your name”

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