Policy Adviser

New Zealand Mission to the European Union and Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 29

Position description

We act in the world to build a safer, more prosperous and more sustainable future for New Zealanders. With their knowledge and expertise, our Policy Advisers are highly valued team members and are crucial to our success.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

In this fast-paced position, you will be responsible for conducting research and analysis and preparing policy reports on areas of key strategic interest for New Zealand’s foreign, security and economic policy. You will take a leading role in managing the Mission’s engagement with the European Parliament and will support the Mission’s engagement with other officials and stakeholders.

The ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders will be key to your success. We are looking for a team-player with a can-do attitude.

The appointment range for this role is €67,435 to €71,402 (annual gross, all benefits included) – negotiable depending on experience.

Mā‎ wai te mahi nei? - Who are we looking for?

  • Knowledge of European institutions, particularly the European Parliament;
  • Knowledge of Belgian institutions and domestic politics;
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills;
  • Experience in or knowledge of foreign, security or economic policy;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral English communication skills;
  • Other language skills, particularly in French and/or Dutch, a distinct advantage.

You must have the right to live and work in Belgium to apply for this role. The successful applicant will be employed under local terms and conditions. The Mission offers a permanent and full time employment contract.

Why work for us?

We are committed to a focus on leadership, talent, training and development, and flexible work options.

We value diversity and are committed to providing an inclusive culture where everyone feels supported, valued, and a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Mō mātou - About us

Our people represent New Zealand on and offshore, and in doing so make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous. By building connections with and influencing other countries and international institutions, we advance New Zealand’s interests and pursue New Zealand's values. We provide advice to the Government on the implications for New Zealand of what is happening in the world.

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