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Did you know that Transport & Environment has shaped some of Europe’s most important environmental laws? In recent years, T&E got the EU to set the world's most ambitious CO2 standards for cars and trucks but also helped uncover the Dieselgate scandal. We secured a global ban on dirty shipping fuels and the creation of the world's biggest carbon market for aviation - just to name a few. All this while coordinating projects and grants from international funders, cooperating with many colleagues across exciting policy topics, including 6 national offices across Europe. We’re now looking to hire a highly motivated person to join our operations team and help us to achieve even greater change in the future. 

Working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, the grants manager will support the policy teams in the successful planning and execution of all of Transport & Environment’s grants. The ideal candidate will have experience in working with international funders and in managing project partnerships, have a keen eye for detail and is highly organised. They will be an energetic and enthusiastic team-player with at least five years of experience working within an NGO grant management environment. Some knowledge of EU and/or transport and environment issues would be a plus. 

The position offers the opportunity to grow professionally and build a rewarding career at T&E.

Working with the senior director of operations, principal duties and responsibilities of the position will involve:

  • Ensuring day-to-day follow-up of project and grants admin deliverables;
  • Acting as liaison between policy teams and funders;
  • Ensuring high quality and timely grant reporting in coordination with the finance director;
  • Scoping out for new funders and establishing relationships;
  • Coordinating funding proposals across the whole organisation, ensuring high quality outputs; and
  • Supporting policy teams in analysing funding needs;
  • Contribute to in-house and donor reporting.

Skills and competences required:

  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills;
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure high quality proposals and reports;
  • Experience in project management (with international partners is an asset) and in grant management;
  • Ability to synthesize key information;
  • Ability to coordinate with different teams and colleagues in the organisation.
  • High proficiency in English is essential. Other European languages are a plus. Where appropriate, language training will be made available to improve proficiency.

The position is a full-time one, based in Brussels, with the possibility of flexible working hours. T&E will offer you a competitive salary in line with your experience and expertise. We offer extensive benefits and exceptional flexibility. 

Equally importantly, if you join T&E you’ll have the opportunity to devote your professional energy and creativity to the resolution of one of humankind’s greatest challenges.

A flexible working schedule can be discussed. T&E is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply, please complete the application form (downloadable on our website) and send it together with a copy of your CV and a one-page cover letter to, clearly demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria. The email subject line should state “Grants and Fundraising Manager”.

The closing date for applications is Friday 13th August COB. First-round interviews are likely to be held the following week of the 23 August by videoconference. A second round of interviews will follow shortly after. The successful candidate will be expected to start as soon as they are available.

T&E anticipates a high number of applications and only shortlisted candidates for the first round of interviews will be contacted.

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Brussels , Belgium
Contract type:
Full Time
2-5 Years
Expires 13 AUG 2021
Project Management

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