Officer Governance & Social Innovation - Focus: Sustainable Mobility and Urban Management

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22 Dec 2017

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is the leading global network of over 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed to building a sustainable future. By helping the ICLEI Network to become sustainable, low-carbon, ecomobile, resilient, biodiverse, resource-efficient, healthy and happy, with a green economy and smart infrastructure, we impact over 25% of the global urban population. ICLEI has 15 offices servicing its members while developing innovative projects and events and is an international not-for-profit association and network perceived as the international representative of cities for sustainability. The European Secretariat is based in Freiburg, Germany.

The ICLEI European Secretariat seeks to fill the position of an Officer applying her/his knowledge on sustainable urban development at the service of the Governance & Social Innovation team. The Governance & Social Innovation team develops, coordinates and implements projects and services focused on societal, cultural and governance aspects of sustainable development in European cities. Its team members support local governments in developing innovative, integrated and participatory management and planning systems.

Planning and provision of sustainable mobility solutions has become one of the backbones of successfully moving urban development towards sustainability. Innovative management and governance approaches enhance integrated and integrative policy-making, and accountability vis-a-vis local, national and international targets. The position will have a focus on projects and consultancy services that connect cities and regions; develop, test and promote innovative, sustainable mobility solutions; and support cities in introducing integrated management and governance systems.

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