The EPC is looking for a Policy Analyst (PA) to join its Sustainable Prosperity for Europe programme, to work especially on topics related to the EU Single Market, Brexit, digital agenda, better policy-making and industrial transformations, starting preferably in May-June 2018.
For exceptional candidates with significant expertise and experience and a recognised standing in the EU policy debate a more senior position might be considered.
The successful candidates should have a solid academic background, a good understanding of EU institutions, experience in organising policy debates, as well as knowledge on and a good understanding of current EU policy developments in one or more of the above-mentioned policy areas (Single Market, Brexit, digital agenda, better policy-making and industrial transformations).
The main duties are:
- Implementation of the EPC’s activities on some/all of the following policy areas: Single Market (including the EPC's Single Market Roundtable), Brexit (Brexit Forum), digital agenda (including feeding into the ‘Digital Roadmap for a Circular Economy’ project), better policy-making (including a project on science in decision-making) and industrial transformations (including an ‘Industrial Action Plan’ Taskforce) as well as contributing to research and organisation of the Sustainable Prosperity for Europe Programme;
- Research and writing policy analyses;
- Overseeing/organising events (drafting event proposals, invitations and programmes, identifying and contacting speakers);
- Liaising with external experts and interested stakeholders, as well as building and maintaining a network;
- Supporting/leading fundraising activities for the Programme in the relevant policy areas;
- Producing new ideas and taking initiative on projects and activities.
- University degree in a relevant subject;
- At least three years (PA) of relevant work experience (other than internships), including in policy analysis;
- Demonstrated ability to research, write and present high-quality policy analysis;
- Strong interest in European affairs and commitment to European integration;
- A good understanding of some/all of the relevant policy areas: Single Market, digital agenda and developments related to better regulation, Brexit and industrial transformations;
- Excellent communication and social skills (oral and written);
- Ability to engage and network with experts and interested stakeholders;
- Ability to work independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team;
- Dynamic, flexible, reliable and attentive to detail;
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