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Junior Officer Circular Development


ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability e.V.


ICLEI World Secretariat, Bonn

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Bonn, Germany    

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Application Deadline

December 17, 2023

To support the Circular Development team, we are offering the following position:

Junior Officer, Circular Development

The successful candidate will be a part of the international ICLEI World Secretariat team based in Bonn, Germany and will be placed within the Circular Development team.


Main responsibilities:
● Support the Circular Development team with consumer goods projects and initiatives.
● Support the Senior Officer: Circular Development with the Switch Asia project titled “Transitions to circular economy practices in textile and apparel MSMEs along the lifecycle in Huzhou and Shaoxing”.
● Undertake necessary project related tasks including technical research and analysis, coordination and communication with project partners and city representatives, network set-up and maintenance, webinar organization and facilitation, development of knowledge products and general project management tasks.
● Support the Circular Development team with the day-to-day management of the advocacy initiatives. This will include coordination, drafting, development of materials, arrangement of webinars and events, and supporting on drafting position papers.
Additional tasks:
● Support the Circular Development team with business development activities.
● Engage in policy advocacy and strategic alliances efforts at the international levels to create an enabling environment for circular consumer goods practices and projects.

Special Requirements
Main requirements: ● 1-2 years of work experience related to project coordination in the field of circular development, specifically related to consumer goods, and/or textiles and apparel. ● University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject such as Environmental Management and sustainable urban development. A relevant Masters’ degree is desirable. ● Creative and proactive attitude in teamwork. ● Fluency in written and spoken English. ● Confident user of Microsoft Office. Advantageous: ● Advanced communication abilities with French and/or Mandarin and/or a second European language. ● Previous fundraising expertise.

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