Join ICLEI’s Sustainable Economy and Procurement team
7 Feb 2023
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is further growing its Sustainable Economy and Procurement team. It is seeking to hire a Sustainable Procurement Officer, who will get the opportunity to work at the forefront of European public procurement policy development and implementation.
The position is intended for a candidate with a proven background in green, social or innovation procurement. In this role they will be able to influence procurement policy and support cities to implement action for low emission, nature-based, equitable, climate resilient and circular development through procurement practices.
Local governments are critical actors in facilitating the transition to a sustainable economy. Public procurement is one of the levers they have at their disposal to do this, with public buyers being responsible for 14% of the EU’s GDP. ICLEI has been supporting public authorities to use their public spending to achieve social and environmental objectives since 1996.
Through projects and flagship networks, such as the Procura+ European Sustainable Procurement Network and the Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement, ICLEI provides professional information, advice, networking opportunities, training and tools to public authorities wanting to implement better, more cost effective sustainable and innovation procurement practices. The selected candidate will contribute to this work.
More details about the position can be found here