Metropolis: Contribution to the Global Compact for safe, orderly, and regular migration

Metropolis: Contribution to the Global Compact for safe, orderly, and regular migration

Call for International Jury Members

Metropolis, the World Association of the Major Metropolises, is soliciting jury members, whom will be selecting[i] the 6 projects of the 2nd edition of the Metropolis pilot projects, for the 2018 – 2020 period.

The pilot projects aim to generate spaces for exchange and learning about different spheres of the metropolitan life, and are aligned with the vision of the association:

“Metropolises for and by their citizens, where participatory and effective metropolitan governance fosters economic development, sustainability, social cohesion, gender equality and quality of life”.

Metropolis provides funding to support capacity development and the exchange of knowledge and practices on metropolitan management among its members and partners, in the framework of specific pilot projects.

Jury Member Eligibility Criteria

  • Be registered as an expert in the Metropolis Policy Transfer Platform
  • Fluent in English + french and/or spanish
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with one or several Metropolis thematic areas of work[ii] (metropolitan governance, economic development, sustainability, social cohesion, gender equality and quality of life)
  • Not being employed by an administration member of Metropolis
  • Be available 2 weeks (part time) during May
  • Metropolis will ensure the parity women-men between the members of the Jury

Working conditions and remuneration

  • Telecommuting (Access to Internet indispensable), no travel required
  • 2 work phases:
    • 1. Evaluation phase: members of the Jury will evaluate each projects ( +/- 20h of work)
    • 2. Results and deliberation (Skype meeting) (+/- 1h30h of work)
  • Remuneration of 750€ (including taxes) for each jury members[iii]

Application procedure

  1. Register in the Policy Transfer Platform[iv]
  2. Send a CV to the Metropolis Secretariat General (to the following email address gberret@metropolis.org)
  3. Limit to send the application: 10/04/2018 (23h59, Barcelona time)

For more information, please contact Mr. Guillaume Berret (gberret@metropolis.org), at the Metropolis Secretariat General


[i] On the basis of the conditions of the call for projects, the evaluation criteria and the conditions agreed with Metropolis

[ii] For more details please contact with the Metropolis Secretariat General

[iii] An invoice will be required by Metropolis

[iv] No application will be taken into account without prior registration in the Platform