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Call for External Experts on Circular Economy

Published on 10.05.2024

The Circular Cities and Regions Initiative (CCRI) has opened a Call for experts to provide personalised support and mentorship to cities and regions looking to advance the implementation of circular systemic solutions. 

Countries: EU-27

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As the Circular Cities and Regions Initiative grows, its support to its community is deepening as well. To continue its objective of implementing the circular economy across Europe’s cities and regions, the CCRI is seeking to provide a space for in-depth learning and knowledge sharing.


To do so, the CCRI is looking for external experts on circular economy, who can provide personalised support and mentorship to regions and cities willing to advance their circular transition. The experts selected will be asked to assist cities and regions through on-demand and tailored advisory and/or a mentoring programme. 


Particularly, the CCRI is looking for a group of professionals and specialists in 5 key areas:


  • Stakeholder and citizen engagement
  • Innovation and technology
  • Business models and financial support
  • Public procurement
  • Impact evaluation


Applicants must have at least 5 years of proven experience in in at least one of the thematic areas, as well as experience working with local and/or regional governments and familiarity and knowledge of circular economy in cities/regions. Proficiency in English (at least C1 level in the CEFR) is required to ensure an effective dialogue with diverse practitioners.


Experts will receive a fixed fee between 750-900€ to remunerate their work. 


To express your interest in being added to the CCRI pool of experts, please submit your CV (maximum 4 pages, preferably in Europass CV format) and cover letter (maximum 2 pages) through this EU survey form.


The expression of interest is to be submitted by Friday 7 June 2024.


Download and read the call for further details. 

Type of territories involved

large 500 000-200 000, medium 200 000-50 000, and small cities 50 000-5 000

large metropolitan area >1.5 million, metropolitan area 1.5 million-500 000

predominantly urban regions, intermediate and predominantly rural regions, refer to TERCET typology NUTS 3 region