Project Manager - EU Project Office

Seeking project manager for EU Project Office. Manage existing projects, identify new calls, and lead project activities. 3+ years experience, based in Brussels.

We are looking for a project manager for our EU Project Office. Your main responsibilities would be:

  • Manage a portfolio of 3-4 existing EU projects which includes representing, managing and coordinating EEIP’s activities as a consortium partner (planning, execution and reporting on activities);
  • Work on replication, business model and finance, value chain and regulation tasks;
  • Identification of new Horizon Europe calls, consortium building and proposal writing;
  • Resource planning and financial management of projects under your responsibility, supported by EEIP PO Team Lead, and Business Director.


We are currently part of initiatives and projects across various topics covering sectors such as energy intensive industries, SMEs and cities:

  • Energy efficiency technologies (electrification, heat recovery, energy management);
  • Net zero industry, cities and economy, including circular economy, industrial symbiosis;
  • Energy efficiency finance, EU taxonomy, green bonds, procurement;
  • National schemes (SME, energy agencies);
  • Renewables and smart grids;
  • Digitalisation (urban data, digital twins, blockchain/DLT).


Project lead

  • Represent the projects on internal, and project-partner meetings and external events and conferences (requiring travelling about 6 times/year);
  • Preparation of deliverables and reports to the project coordinator and project partners, as well as to the funding bodies;
  • Lead or contribute to non-technical tasks such as business model development, funding and financing strategies, value chain analysis, regulation and standardization analysis and replication strategies;
  • Contribute to the production of communication outputs such as visual identity, websites and social media, videos, online and offline materials;
  • Organisation and management of knowledge transfer activities: webinars, workshops, conferences and project-related events.

Organisational learning

  • Ensure project learnings are captured and shared: identify, implement, and operate tools and processes to do so in a most efficient way.

New proposals

  • Identification of relevant calls for proposals, proactively promoting the participation of EEIP including initiating proposal preparation process, drafting and budgeting.

Resource planning and financial management

  • Manage the operational resource planning across projects under your responsibility.


  • At least 3-year relevant working experience in project management, ideally EU-funded projects in the energy-related sector;
  • Broad understanding of energy and sustainability topics, and knowledge of EU and international landscape in the sector;
  • Business experience related to business modelling and financing;
  • Experience in communication and event organisation;
  • A minimum of an academic degree (Bachelor’s or ideally Master’s level);
  • Good drafting skills in English, in addition to knowledge of (at least one) other European language(s);
  • Strong computer literacy; front-end development skills are a plus, as well as interest in and experience of social media platforms, analytics and AI tools;
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks, to meet tight deadlines, to work independently and to show initiative;
  • Willingness to travel, when required (up to six times per year);
  • Possession of the legal right to live and work in Belgium.

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About the role

Feb 02, 2024

Full Time


Jul 26, 2024


Brussels, Belgium

3+ years


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