European Affairs Advisor

SNCF European Affairs Department
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Apr 13

Position description


To be eligible to a VIE a contract, the candidate must fulfil the following conditions:

  • You must be older than 18 and younger than 29;
  • You must be a national from an EEA Member State;
  • You must have a clean criminal record;
  • You must not have had a VIE contract before;
  • You must not be registered in a Belgium.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyse railway news in Europe and EU policy developments;
  • Report on meetings and conferences;
  • Contribute to internal working groups to develop SNCF positions and to working groups of European sectoral federations;
  • Draft briefing papers on specific topics, prepare newsletters;
  • Support the organisation of events;
  • Prepare meetings with EU policy-makers.


  • Postgraduate degree in European studies, law, economics, political science;
  • Minimum 6 months to one year professional experience in European affairs gained in an EU institution, an association, a consultancy, or in-house;
  • Ability to cope with deadlines and work independently; reliable, well-organised, proactive, transparent, team player;
  • Excellent understanding of the EU policy-making;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; research skills;
  • Proficient in written and spoken French and English;
  • Interest in contributing to sustainable mobility in Europe;
  • Desirable: knowledge of EU transport policy, prior experience in working on one or several of the subjects referred to in the “About SNCF” section, knowledge of additional EU languages.

Application instructions

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