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Policy and Advocacy Officer, BRUSSELS


We are now looking to grow our team with a Policy and Advocacy Officer to support our advocacy and policy monitoring and development efforts in Brussels.

Key responsibilities:

-          Monitor policy developments and EU processes relevant for EU-Armenia relations

-          Draft and keep up-to-date policy briefings on topics relevant to EU-Armenia relations

-          Support and contribute to the organisation's advocacy efforts towards European institutions

-          Support the planning and implementation of policy events and advocacy campaigns

-          Develop and consolidate contacts with national and European authorities, other civil society organisations, think tanks and academia

Skills and competences required:

-          Degree, preferably postgraduate, in a relevant field

-          10 years of professional experience, including at least 3 years in a similar position

-          Proven networking experience in a multi-national environment

-          Basic knowledge of culture and history of South Caucasus, particularly of Armenia

-          Good knowledge of the Council of Europe structures and functioning

-          Advanced knowledge of EU structures and decision-making processes

-          Excellent command of English; knowledge of other European languages is a plus

-          Strong communication skills, including ability to synthesise complex information

-          Proven research and analytical skills

-          Ability to work in a multi-national environment and to accommodate cultural diversities

-          Ability to work under pressure, to take initiatives and to manage time and capacities efficiently

-          Readiness to embrace EuFoA's causes, with passion and dedication

-          Solid MS Office knowledge, especially Outlook and Word, but also Excel and PowerPoint


We offer:

-          A very good working environment in a small, efficient and multi-national team

-          Full time position and fair terms under Belgian law

-          Competitive salary

-          Long term perspective


Starting date (latest): October 17, 2016

Please send your application (CV + motivation letter) to . Deadline for applications is September 16, 2016.