Vacancy for Biodiversity Policy Officer in Budapest, Hungary


CEEweb for Biodiversity is looking for a full-time ‘Biodiversity Policy Officer’

CEEweb for Biodiversity is a network of non-governmental organizations in the Central and Eastern European region. Our mission is the conservation of biodiversity through the promotion of sustainable development. CEEweb is a registered public benefit organisation in Hungary.

We are looking for a candidate who is/has:

  • Committed to nature protection;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Proactive and with initiating personality;
  • A team-player, while also able to carry out tasks on his/her own;
  • Hard-working; and
  • Ready to travel to other countries in Europe if required

Professional tasks:

- Coordinating CEEweb’s policy work related to Natura 2000, green infrastructure and the Water Framework Directive, which includes:

  • Tracking and monitoring the related policy processes in the EU;
  • Preparing and contributing to professional materials, such as policy recommendations, reports and position papers;
  • Representing CEEweb’s views at national and international events, conferences and workshops, and lobby meetings with EU member states; and
  • Organising and facilitating workshops and working group meetings.

- Preparing and writing applications (project proposals).

- Projects’ implementation.

- Communicating with CEEweb’s member and partner organisations on institutional related topics.

Requirements of the position:

  • Proficient English user.
  • Higher degree in a relevant field.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • User-level computer skills (Windows, Office).

What CEEweb offers:

  • Experience in the field of national and international nature protection; relevant scientific experiences;
  • Good working environment;
  • Active participation in exploring the drivers behind biodiversity loss and in developing solutions to eliminate them; and
  • A competitive salary within the Hungarian non-profit sector.

Application requirements:

  • Detailed CV in English
  • Motivation letter in English
  • Contacts of at least two reference persons who can prove the required work expertise and background
  • Salary expectations

How to apply

Applications should be sent via e-mail to:

Ms Viktória Selmeczy, e-mail: office@ceeweb.org

More information: Telephone: (+36): 1-398-0135

Website: www.ceeweb.org.

The applicants will be evaluated based on their CVs and on virtual and personal meetings.

Deadline: 9th November 2018.

Provisioned date of personal interviews: First round: mid-November. Second round: end of November. 

Expected date of employment: at the earliest convenience. 

Please note that only the persons selected for an interview will receive a written notification!