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Job opportunities

The European IPPC Bureau has a continual need for excellent staff from EU Member States as well as candidate countries.

The European IPPC Bureau offers its staff:

• an international working atmosphere
• involvement in European policy, mainly related to environmental and industrial policies
• active participation in the development of European-wide environmental norms for large (agro-)industrial installations.


Positions at the European Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Bureau

Typical Job Profiles

Scientific staff to lead the work on a BREF

• an understanding of environmental policy in the EU
• a good understanding of process engineering, environmental issues and regulations
• a thorough knowledge of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED, ex IPPC Directive) and the concepts therein
• particular knowledge and understanding of a target industrial sector according to the work programme
• a strong team player with an open mind and positive attitude
• able to lead expert discussions and meetings
• able to communicate and negotiate with high level representatives
• self-motivated and able to manage a project to deadlines
• able to work and write technical documents in the English language
• available to work in Sevilla, Spain for a period of 2 to 6 years
• computer skills (preferably use environment of MS Word and Excel as well as data visualisation softwares such as Qlik Sense)

Administrative + IT support staff

• good command of several EU languages in particular English
• knowledge of the EC administrative procedures
• good computer skills especially to format large documents and work with databases, including use of data visualisation software such as Qlik Sense
• capable of working in a multicultural environment


How to apply

Vacancies are published at: Under Fair and Sustainable Economy – Sustainable industry.

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Open competitions

None at the present time.