Policy Analyst

European Policy Centre
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 07

Position description

The EPC is looking for a Policy Analyst (PA) to join its Europe’s Political Economy Programme, to work specifically on topics related economic growth/crises, resilience and recovery, innovation and industrial transformation, digital policy, Single Market and external economic relations. EPC analysts manage projects, provide analysis and contribute to the EPC’s thought leadership in the programme topics. She/he should have a solid academic background, a good understanding of EU institutions and current EU policy developments in the above-mentioned policy areas, as well as project management competencies. The successful candidate will normally be expected to be based in Brussels or in a location with easy access to Brussels, and would preferably start in the course of the month of July 2022. Analysts are hired on a consultancy basis, with fees offered at local market rates.

The candidate should have the following profile:

  • University degree in a relevant subject;
  • At least three years of relevant work experience (other than internships), including in policy analysis or policy-making;
  • Demonstrated ability to research, write and present high-quality policy analysis;
  • Strong interest in European affairs and commitment to European integration;
  • A thorough understanding of EU institutions and a good understanding of past and current developments in relevant EU policy areas;
  • Excellent communication and social skills (oral and written);
  • Ability to engage and network with experts and interested stakeholders;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Dynamic, flexible, reliable and attentive to detail;
  • Fluent in English, fluency in at least one other major European language is desirable.

The main duties are:

  • Development and implementation of the EPC’s activities on some/all of the following policy areas: economic governance, Single Market, industrial and digital transformations and innovation, external economic policies and Europe’s approach to a changing geoeconomy;
  • Research and writing policy analyses;
  • Managing ongoing projects or developing future ones, including producing new ideas and taking initiative on projects and activities, as well as contributing to the organisation of the - Europe’s Political Economy Programme;
  • Overseeing/organising and moderating events (drafting event proposals, invitations and programmes, identifying and contacting speakers);
  • Liaising with external experts and interested stakeholders, as well as building and maintaining a network;
  • Supporting/leading fundraising activities for the Programme in the relevant policy areas;

Application instructions

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