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Project officer – Carbon Farming Med project


European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF)



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Brussels, Belgium    

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March 25, 2024

About the job
Position: Project officer – Carbon Farming Med project

Organization: European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF)

Location: Brussels

Start Date: April 2024

About EURAF:

EURAF aims to promote the adoption of agroforestry practices across Europe by supporting efforts to develop awareness, education, research, policy making and investments which foster the use of trees on farms. EURAF has a network of 28 Affiliated Entities in 20 EU countries and 5 outside the EU. Our Mission is to “ensure that there is at least 10% tree crown cover on grassland and cropland in all European regions by 2040”.

We work closely with European institutions, policymakers, and agroforestry stakeholders to drive positive change in the agroforestry sector.

Position Overview:

EURAF is seeking a passionate and skilled Project Officer with a strong interest in agroforestry. As a Project Officer, you will be part of the EURAF team working on EU-funded projects that deal with agroforestry (note the funding for this vacancy comes from the Intrerreg Carbon Farming Med project).

This position offers an excellent opportunity for an energetic professional to make a meaningful impact on the future of agroforestry in Europe. The selected candidate will be offered a fixed-term employment contract (contrat de travail à durée déterminée – C.D.D.).

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Secretary-General of EURAF, who reports to the Board and Executive Committee of the Federation. The activities will be conducted from the office of EURAF in Brussels.

Key Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will be working on tasks such as those listed below (the activities of the selected candidate may be adapted to her/his profile).

Project Deliverables Oversight:

Track and monitor project timelines and milestones;

Coordinate with project teams to ensure deliverables are met.

Reporting and Documentation:
Prepare reports on project progress, financial status, and other relevant matters (familiarity with Interreg and/or Horizon Europe reporting is a plus);

Maintain organised documentation related to administrative and project activities.

Capacity building:
Involvement in outreach towards agroforestry associations affiliated to EURAF;
Support agroforestry and carbon-farming efforts conducted nationally or regionally (particularly. in the Mediterranean).

Membership Management:
Ensure that EURAF members are up-to-date when it comes to project activities and deliverables;

Support the management of the EURAF membership database and contribute to expanding EURAF’s membership pool.

Communication activities:
Update and manage content on EURAF’s website and social media platforms;

Coordinate the creation and distribution of newsletters.


A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in agroforestry, forestry, agriculture, or a related field. Students with a non-scientific background are also encouraged to apply (e.g. background in Business and Administration).
Highly organised, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
Self-motivated, proactive, and able to work independently.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Strong knowledge of agroforestry and a passion for its promotion.
Proven experience in EU-funded projects, ideally with a focus on nature-based solutions.

What We Offer:

A meaningful role within a dynamic team – and a network of around 600 agroforestry enthusiasts!
Opportunity to shape the future of agroforestry in Europe.
Professional development and networking opportunities in the heart of EU policy making

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about this opportunity, we invite you to apply! Please send the following documents to :
Your CV (maximum 2 pages)
A motivation letter (maximum 1 page)

Please mention “Carbon Farming Med – vacancy” in the subject line of your email.

Apply online or via email