The Hauts-de-France Region (Entrusted Entity for the implementation of the UIA Initiative) has issued 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 has been extended until 30 March 2018. This call is now closed.

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.  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 projects are on the three topics identified:

We are looking for 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. Applicants can apply to all 16 funded projects, but we are especially looking for experts for the projects: Super Circular Estate (Kerkrade), Urban Infra Revolution (Lappeenranta), APPLAUSE (Ljubljana) and Earth Cycle (Sevran).

Depending on the number of applications received, it is expected that one expert will be selected for each approved project.

The present Call for Applications will remain open until 30 March 2018.

Applicants are invited to download and read the Terms of Reference for the Call for Applications, the Application Form and the List of selected projects attached to this article.

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):