Do you have an innate understanding of the role of advocacy organisations in effecting change across Europe by influencing EU policy? Do you enjoy taking complex, technical issues and translating them into simple and persuasive policy messages? If so, you may be T&E’s next Freight Manager. Europe's leading clean transport think tank and campaign group, Transport & Environment (T&E), is currently seeking a highly motivated and proactive individual in the area of climate and commercial vehicles policy. This is a new role based in T&E’s Brussels office.
The position requires a person with a strong understanding of how to influence EU policy, the ability to think critically and strategically, as well as effective communication skills. Knowledge of the freight/road transport sector is desirable. We offer the chance to help shape policies with huge implications for people and the environment in Europe and across the globe, as well as a competitive salary with a substantial package of benefits.
The role will involve:
The successful candidate should meet the following criteria:
The successful candidate would ideally have:
This is a full-time position based in Brussels, on a permanent contract. A more flexible working schedule can be discussed.
Applications should be sent by email with the application form (downloadable here), one-page cover letter and CV, all within one single document and in the following order: application form, cover letter and CV. Please name the file as follows: Firstname_Lastname_Freight. Also, please ensure the title of the job vacancy is shown in the subject line of your email.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 22 June at midnight. First-round interviews are scheduled to be held shortly afterwards by videoconference. A second round of interviews will follow shortly after. The successful candidate will be expected to start mid-August. T&E is an equal opportunities employer.
T&E anticipates a high number of applications and only shortlisted candidates for the first round of interviews will be contacted.
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