EXPIRED! EIT Community officer (1 year contract- maternity replacement- 30 hours per week)

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EIT Urban Mobility is an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union and Europe’s largest network for transport innovation in cities.

Our mission is to accelerate change towards a sustainable model of urban mobility and liveable urban spaces. We connect public and private actors and provide them with access to markets, talent, finance, and knowledge in four ways:   

Using cities as living labs, our industry, research and university partners will demonstrate how new technologies can work to solve real problems in real cities by transporting people, goods and waste in smarter ways.  

Join our team and be part of the change!

Be part of a team where:

As EIT Community Officer, you will report to the EIT Community Manager for day-to-day line management and strategic execution. EIT Urban Mobility is part of a network of 9 Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) addressing societal challenges such as Climate Change (EIT Climate-KIC), sustainable food ecosystem (EIT Food) or digitalization (EIT Digital). As EIT Community Officer you would facilitate and drive those projects in collaborations between the different KICs. Your main focus would be on the work packages of Circular Economy and New European Bauhaus, which aims to build a more sustainable, inclusive and beautiful regions/cities.

Main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Drive the exectution/lead the monitoring and reporting of the respective activities within both work packages: Circular Economy and New European Bauahaus.
  • Manage the annual innovation Open Call process in cooperation with the HQ Operations Team. That would include: creation of call manual, monitoring of the call responses, monitoring of the evaluation and communication of results.
  • Conduct one-to-one reviews with key industry/city/academics on their innovation portfolio, issues and needs.
  • Coordinate best practise exchange within the projects.
  • Create effective messaging on the EIT community projects to ensure more effective dissemination.
  • Joint organisation and participation in high level events.

What you will bring along the way:

An ideal candidate would strive to generate positive environmental and social impact in line with EIT Urban Mobility’s mission. We are looking for individuals with a “can do” attitude, who are passionate about disseminating knowledge, know-how, good practices and lessons learnt.


  • A Masters Degree in environmental engineering or sicence, civil engineering, architecture, urban design or any other degree associated with sustainable urban development.
  • Excellent written and spoken English (C1).
  • 5 years of experience in the sector of environmental management, civil engineering and/ or urban mobility.
  • 2 years of experience in managing H2020 or Horizon Europe proposals.
  • Track record of technical assessment and evaluation of european proposals.
  • Experience of monitoring and reporting on international projects.
  • Analytical capacity to research, read and precis complex ideas into simple understandable prose.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Capability to build relationships of trust and work in a matrixed work place.


  • Any European language other than English (C1) is a plus.
  • Evidenced capacity to execute on defined strategy and deliver on timelines.
  • Experience working with other KICs or rellevant European Institutions
  • Credentials in working with international academic, industry and city partners.
  • Detailed knowledge accross work areas: logistics, energy, enivronment, citizen engagement, and /or urban planning.

What’s in it for you:

  • Work in an international environment with a company culture focused on empowerment, thriving and continuous growth.
  • Join a creative and diverse team of highly driven individuals that take out-of-the-box thinking to another level.
  • Strike the right Work-life balance:  Flexible hours and remote working options and facilities.
  • A yearly training catalogue to support your career development.

The position is based in Budapest, Hungary.

It is a temporary position: 1 year (maternity replacement).

It is a part-time position (30 hours a week) with a possibility to homework.

No relocation expenses are assigned.


General Conditions:

By the closing date of this call candidates must:

  • be a national of an EU Member State or have a working permit valid to work in the country of the job location;
  • enjoy their full rights as citizens;

To apply for this position, please download the application template from EIT Urban Mobility website. Complete the four elements of the application:  

  1. Personal contact details;
  2. An essential criteria checklist;
  3. A Cover Letter demonstrating how you match the skills defined in the job description – examples should be given;
  4. A curriculum vitae.

Follow the naming process detailed below:

Format:Save your completed application form in one single file in either PDF or Word format.
File name:Name the file according to the model “first name_last name – EITUM_160_2023”. For example, Joanna Smith would name the file, Joanna_Smith EITUM_ 160_2023”.
Email title:The subject field should read “EIT Community Officer. HR160-2023”.
Send to:Send your completed application to: recruitment@eiturbanmobility.eu.

Deadline for Applications: 19 May 2023


AT EIT Urban Mobility, we value and celebrate diversity in every aspect of life and believe that everyone deserves an equal chance to succeed.

Here we value your talents, skills and experiences, and do not discriminate on any basis –whether it be disabilities or other special needs, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, language, political affiliation, property, marital status or any other irrelevant factor.

We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment where everyone can feel comfortable and thrive.


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