The international developer of social simulations and serious games in the area of climate change and sustainability is looking for a candidate for the post of

Sustainability Expert

Location: Wrocław

The CENTRE FOR SYSTEMS SOLUTIONS (CRS) is a non-profit organization established in 2005 with an aim to develop and apply innovative methods, system tools and technologies, including digital multiplayer games, board games, and role-playing simulations to support research, education, and policy experimentation in the area of sustainability worldwide.

The Role

Do you enjoy a cup of coffee over an expert magazine as part of your morning routine? Do you have experience in international research projects? Do you know what Horizon Europe is about? Do you care about the future of our planet? If yes, then you are a perfect match for this post! As an expert in sustainability, you will be tasked with a wide range of research activities that will be used as a basis for social simulations’ development, scientific articles, and grant applications. We are looking for someone flexible and communicative. Excellent written and spoken English is a must, as your job will involve cooperation on international research projects in the field of sustainability with partners from top universities and research institutes.

Sounds interesting to you?
Learn more and join us.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaboration with partners on international research projects
  • Searching for information on various topics related to sustainable development (including transdisciplinary ecologic economic, and social contexts) to be used for social simulations development, scientific articles, and grant applications
  • Writing research and general audience articles
  • Cooperating and networking with international partners
  • Representing the organization in an international expert environment
  • Participation in international events, including project and game workshops (preparation and execution)
  • Writing grant proposals and an ongoing search for open calls for proposals
  • Contacts with the media, support for communication team
  • Support in day-to-day organizational and coordination tasks

Key Requirements/Experience

  • University degree (preferably Ph.D.) in one of the disciplines closely linked to sustainable development: e.g. social geography, environmental economics, environmental engineering
  • State-of-the-art knowledge of sustainable development issues, including the Sustainable Development Goals, climate change mitigation/adaptation (e.g. Paris Agreement), energy transition, disasters risk reduction, behavioral change, etc.
  • Ability to quickly learn new topics
  • Fluent command of English in speech and writing (to be verified during the job interview)
  • Experience in writing grant proposals
  • Quick and effective search, analysis, and processing of scientific information (also in the areas beyond current experience)
  • Cooperation and communication skills
  • Professional approach to establishing and maintaining contacts (ability to create a positive organizational image)
  • Accuracy, reliability, and excellent organizational skills
  • Mobility (willingness to go on business trips)
  • Conscientiousness, independence, responsibility-these are not just fancy words-we really value these traits

Nice to have

  • Experience in moderating events (conferences, discussion panels, workshops)
  • Knowledge of computer and board games, especially serious games
  • Experience in working for the benefit of society and the natural environment

We offer

  • Work in a professional team in a dynamically developing organization
  • Involvement in international projects where simulation games are used for business, science, and the environment
  • Flexible work time (40 hours per week)
  • Salary based on track record and qualifications
  • Employment contract

If you have the qualifications described above and would like to apply for the position, please send your application (CV and cover letter) in English. Please, mind that we reserve the right to reply only to the selected candidates. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Please send your CV and cover letter to: (entitling the email “Sustainability Expert”). Don’t forget to enclose the following annotation: “I agree to the processing of my personal data by the Centre for Systems Solutions Association for recruitment for the post of Sustainability Expert in accordance with Art. 6(1)(a) of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)”

In order to ensure compliance with the GDPR, we would like to inform you that we intend to store your personal data on the G Suite platform owned by Google LLC. The data will be stored on a server located in the USA. To dispel your doubts, we would like to assure that your data will be safe, as Google LLC joined the Privacy Shield program and provides the appropriate level of personal data protection required by European regulations.

In reference to this, please read the information below:

In accordance with art. 13 of the General Regulation on the Protection of Personal Data of 27 April 2016 (Official Journal of the European Union, L 119, 4 May 2016), we inform you that:

  1. The administrator of your personal data is the Centre for Systems Solutions Association, based in Wroclaw 50-305, ul. Jaracza 80B /10, Poland;
  2. Your personal data will be processed for the purposes of conducting correspondence pursuant to the Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation of 27 April 2016;
  3. Your personal data will be stored for the duration of this recruitment;
  4. You have the right to access your data and the right to rectify, delete, limit processing, the right to withdraw consent and the right to move data;
  5. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory body;
  6. Providing personal data is voluntary but necessary to consider the offer as part of the recruitment process.

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