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Call for URBACT Programme Experts Applications

26 October 2018

The Managing Authority of the URBACT III Programme is launching a call for applicants for the selection of 2 types of Programme Experts:

  • up to 2 Programme Experts on Methods and Tools who will support the URBACT Secretariat with methodology
  • up to 5 Thematic Programme Experts who will support the URBACT Secretariat with thematic content and capitalisation.

Call for applications for up to 2 URBACT Programme Experts on Methods & Tools

The Programme Expert(s) on Methods and Tools will support the URBACT Secretariat with the following:

  • Transnational networking: drawing on the lessons from the previous calls, supporting the design and delivery of transnational networks, in particular in the frame of the final URBACT III call for networks;
  • Capacity-building: supporting the design and delivery of activities under the capacity-building strand, in particular national training seminars and URBACT Summer University;
  • Events: supporting the design and delivery of Programme events and other communication and dissemination activities.

More information can be found HERE.
 

Call for applications for up to 5 URBACT Thematic Programme Experts

The Thematic Programme Experts will support the URBACT Secretariat with the following:

  • Knowledge capture: identifying, capturing and transferring knowledge and practice in sustainable urban development;
  • Knowledge sharing: building up the URBACT Knowledge Hub;
  • Events: supporting the design and delivery of Programme events and other communication and dissemination activities.

More information can be found HERE.
 

Please note that it is possible to apply for both types of Programme Experts (Thematic/Methods & Tools). Nevertheless applicants can only be selected for one type.



Both types of Programme Experts (Thematic/Methods & Tools) may expect to dedicate 6 days a month on average to their tasks.

The contract will be established for 18 months, with a three-month trial period. The contract may be renewed once for a new period of 18 months and then renewed again for a final period of 9 months.

The fees paid to Programme Experts are set at EUR 750 per day, inclusive of VAT.
 

Applications for both calls shall be submitted by 5 December 2018 3pm CET via email to Thierry Picquart.

Interviews of short-listed candidates will take place on 8-10 January 2019.

The URBACT Secretariat will organise a kick-off meeting with the selected Programme Experts on 24-25 January 2019 in Paris.