Policy Assistant

European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU)
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
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  • Posted
    Apr 13

Position description

Vacancy for a temporary policy assistant  -  6 months fixed-term contract

The European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) is a federation of the ETUC and comprises 8 million public service workers from over 260 trade unions.  EPSU organises workers in health and social services, local and regional government, central government and  utilities (energy, water and waste) in all European countries including in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood.  EPSU is the recognised regional organisation of Public Services International (PSI).

EPSU is looking for a temporary policy assistant for the local and regional government sector and gender equality. Under the supervision of the Deputy General Secretary the main tasks will be to:

  • Organise the work of EPSU’s committee for local and regional government;
  • Coordinate EPSU’s input into the European social dialogue committee with employers in the sector
  • Develop EPSU’s work on gender equality and prepare meetings of EPSU’s women’s and gender equality committee
  • Contribute to EPSU’s work on quality public services, employment conditions and workers’ rights


  • Experience of working with trade unions or social organisations
  • Good analytical, writing and social skills
  • Excellent English and a knowledge of one (or more) other European languages
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Able to start in May

Salary according to qualifications and experience in range of 2.800-3.200 euro gross (plus 13th month salary and holiday bonus).  

Application instructions

Applicants are asked to send a CV and a short cover letter (300 words maximum) in English explaining why they would like to work for EPSU to Nadine Janssen [email protected]


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