VLIZ is looking for a Social Innovation Officer to strengthen the team of the Policy and Innovation department.

VLIZ are seeking a new colleague who can help shape and methodologically substantiate the stakeholder engagement part of their operation and who is keen to contribute to various (European) dossiers, projects and initiatives that create an impact in the marine environment, policy and/or the Blue Economy.

In the context of these processes, it is necessary to engage with stakeholders to jointly define sustainable and innovative solutions to societal challenges (e.g. plastic pollution, climate change, marine spatial planning).


Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae no later than 24 April 2022:

  • By post: Jan Mees, General director VLIZ, InnovOcean site, Wandelaarkaai 7, 8400 Oostende
  • By e-mail: jobs@vliz.be with subject “Vacacancy Social Innovation Officer”