Policy Adviser

New Zealand Embassy and Mission to the European Union
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Apr 23

Position description

Locally engaged staff – Policy Adviser (Trade, Economy, Agriculture) – Full Time – Permanent employment contract.

The New Zealand Mission to the European Union wishes to recruit a Policy Adviser, on permanent contract starting end of May 2018. We are looking for someone who has:

  • Knowledge of European institutions
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in or knowledge of economic and foreign policy

In this busy position, you will be responsible for conducting research and analysis and preparing policy reports on areas of key strategic interest to the Mission.  You will also support the Mission’s engagement with officials, stakeholders, local contacts and the business sector.

The ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders will be key to your success.

Fluency in written and spoken English is essential. Other languages (particularly French or Dutch) would be an advantage.

Applicants must have the right to reside and work in Belgium.  The successful applicant will be employed under local terms and conditions.

The Mission will not be responsible for any costs incurred associated with relocation,

accommodation, work permits and visa costs, nor the return of the officer and/or family to their country of origin at the end of the contract.

New Zealand citizenship is not essential, but an ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate New Zealand Government security clearance is required.

Application instructions

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