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Job Category: UK Permanent Representative's Office
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 world-wide network of 230 Diplomatic Posts, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking for two (2) full-time Senior European Parliament Advisers.
This is a high profile role offering a unique overview of working with the UK Government, the EU institutions and other stakeholders as the UK transitions to third country status.
The successful applicants can expect to engage directly with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to represent UK views and positions, as well as taking the initiative to advise UKREP, Whitehall officials and UK Ministers on the European Parliament (EP) negotiating dynamics and developing legislation. The jobholders will also have strong influencing abilities and an understanding of how to deliver positive results with the European Parliament.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service.
Application deadline: 23 January 2020
Grade: C4 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Permanent
Working hours per week: 36.25 net
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post: Political Office
Number of vacancies: 2
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 5,233.63
Start Date: 16 March 2020
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a permanent full-time contract for 5 working days (36.25 hours net) per week.
The monthly gross salary for this position is € 5,233.63, C4(L) level. In addition, we offer an extensive salary package, which includes a 13 month, luncheon vouchers, pension scheme, hospitalisation insurance, reimbursement of public transport and a lot more. We offer more days of annual leave than the Belgian requirements.
Please note that Belgian nationals will be paid their salary gross and are expected to comply with their tax obligations through completion of a tax return to the Belgian authorities. Non-Belgian nationals will receive their salary net, minus the deduction of an equivalent level of Belgian tax retained at source. Further information on this will be given to candidates during the recruitment process.
Staff recruited locally by the British Diplomatic Missions in Belgium are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Belgian employment law.
The successful candidates will be subject to professional background checks and security clearance.
Visa/passport requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Belgium and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract. Additional requirements may become necessary pending EU Exit. If requirements change additional eligibility information will be shared during the recruitment process.
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