Policy Analyst - Europe in the World Programme

European Policy Centre
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Mar-13-2019
  • Posted
    Mar 04

Position description

The EPC is looking for one or two Policy Analysts to join its Europe in the Worldprogramme. Candidates will need to cover one of the four areas of expertise outlined below:

  1. Political and geopolitical developments in the Middle East and North Africa, with a focus on their implications for Europe and for the relations of the EU with the countries in the region.
  2. The challenges of radicalisation and terrorism in Europe and surrounding regions and priorities for the EU and its member states to deal with them.
  3. The role and priorities of the EU in international economic affairs, including issues of trade and investment, and the practice of economic diplomacy and statecraft. 
  4. EU-Asia political, economic and security relations, including the partnerships of the EU with major      countries in Asia.

The successful candidates should have a solid academic background, knowledge of EU institutions, a thorough understanding of current policy developments in one of the above-mentioned policy areas, and experience in writing policy papers and organising policy debates.

The candidate should have the following profile:

  • University degree in a relevant subject
  • At least four years 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
  • A thorough understanding of the policy issues included in one of the policy areas outlined above
  • 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
  • Fluent in English

The main tasks are:

  • Development and implementation of the EPC’s activities on either of the policy areas outlined above.
  • 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.

Application instructions

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send by e-mail a short motivation letter together with a CV to Maral Bedrossian (Ms), [email protected] Please mention PAEIW and Area 1, Area 2, Area 3 or Area 4 in the subject line, depending on where your expertise lies.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 13 March 2019.

In view of the expected high number of applications, we will only be able to contact the candidates shortlisted for an interview. 
Thank you for your understanding and for your interest in this vacancy.

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