Open call for Urban Innovation Actions Experts - Deadline 09 March 2018

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 27 Feb 2018
Urban Innovative Actions - an Initiative of the European Union promoting pilot projects in the field of sustainable urban development
Job profile: 
The UIA are seeking motivated professionals with a good overview of sustainable urban development in the EU. They should have experience in supporting urban authorities in implementing bold and innovative solutions as well as skills in capturing and sharing knowledge. Becoming a UIA expert will give applicants the possibility to join a select group that will support these bold and pioneering projects and will actively contribute in drawing lessons to be made available to a wider audience of policy makers and practitioners in Europe and beyond. UIA Experts will be contracted for a total of 50 days of expertise covering the implementation phase of UIA projects (three years for implementation plus one final year for knowledge transfer).
The Hauts-de-France Region (Entrusted Entity for the implementation of the UIA Initiative) is issuing a Call for Applications for UIA Experts supporting the approved projects submitted in the framework of the second Call for Proposals. The deadline to answer to this Call is 09 March 2018.

The present Call for Applications is open for the recruitment of 16 experts for the 16 approved projects selected from the second Call for Proposals.  Applicants must have expertise in the areas of:

The present Call for Applications will remain open until 09 March 2018 and it is expected that one expert will be selected for each approved project.

Applicants are invited to download and read the Terms of Reference for the Call for Applications and the Application Form from here

The daily fee for UIA Experts is 750 Euros, VAT included, with travel and accommodation costs paid in addition.

For information concerning the Call for Applications please contact Susana Forjan (Project officer):

Part time
Employer type: 
750 Euros per day (VAT inc. plus travel and accommodation)
Contact details
Susana Forjan
Deadline for applications: 
09 Mar 2018
Temporary contract dates: 
09 Mar 2018 to 09 Mar 2022