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Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory: UKREP (UK Representation to the EU)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The UK Representation to the European Union (UKREP) in Brussels is part of a worldwide network of 230 Diplomatic Posts, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas. It is now looking for a EU Institutions Officer, to cover a temporary vacancy.
You will lead for the political team on observing political developments in the EU institutions as they go through major changes to top jobs and strategic direction in 2019. With the First Secretary Head of Political, you will weave your insights into quality reporting – to help wider UKREP, London and the Europe network understand what is happening. You will help the team build and maintain its network of stakeholders in Brussels and across Europe.
This is a fascinating job at the heart of the UK Representation at a time when the organisation is undergoing substantial changes. The applicant will need to prove they have political acumen, outstanding written communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively at pace.
A solid understanding of the EU institutions will be essential to contribute from day one, and previous experience of EU work would be a real asset.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Lead UKREP monitoring of EU institutions and their decision-making processes:
Draft strategies, briefings and reporting at pace:
Engage our internal and external stakeholders:
Ad hoc policy support to the Political and Engagement Counsellor and First Secretary Head of Political:
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Seeing the Big Picture, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace.
Application deadline: 14 April 2019
Grade: B3 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Temporary
Working hours per week: 36.25
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post: British Embassy
Number of vacancies: 1
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 4,058.62
Start Date: 20 May 2019
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