Closing date: 22nd April 23:59 (CET)
Start date: May 2019 (ideally)
Duration: One-year fixed term, with the possibility of extension. We are open to applicants looking for a secondment.
Expected salary: 45,000 EUR – 50,000 EUR (employee benefits: Public transportation costs 100% refunded, Group insurance: pension, life and hospitalisation)
The Open Government Network for Europe (OGNfE) is seeking an outgoing and entrepreneurial network officer with great experience and tested networks in Brussels, to help civil society and the EU move further and faster on transparency, accountability and citizen participation.
The OGNfE is a platform for open government practitioners and champions – whether they are working for civil society, private sector or the European institutions, and including if they are working at European, national or local level – to come together to share experiences and expertise and to be inspired. The network and the job are hosted by the Open Government Partnership and the Democratic Society in their Brussels office.
This role will suit an individual who can demonstrate the ability to think strategically and to deliver practical outcomes. The successful applicant will also have a significant understanding of all aspects of open government and be able to use their existing networks within Brussels and the EU institutions. The role will report into a senior individual inside Demsoc as well as directly to Paul Maassen at OGP.
You will be responsible for ensuring a number of key activities, working alongside the existing team at The Democratic Society and Open Government Partnership. These include: