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CEEP seeks Policy Officer

European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing public services 2-3y Junior Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 1 Feb 2018

Job Description

Policy Officer

Organisation

CEEP represents at EU-level enterprises and organisations from across Europe, both public and private, at national, regional and local level, which are public employers or providers of services of general interest. CEEP is one of the three General Cross Industry Social Partners recognised by the EU Commission, i.e. it represents public services employers in the European Social Dialogue www.ceep.eu

We are currently looking for a Policy Officer – Services of General Interest, Internal Market and Competition

Main tasks

  • To follow the developments of EU internal market and related policies
  • Identifying, following and monitoring issues relevant for CEEP in the field of Services of General Interest, Internal Market and Competition;
  • Drafting discussion papers and briefing notes, support in drafting CEEP opinions, press releases, articles (etc) related to the above-mentioned policy fields;
  • Drafting speeches of CEEP President and CEEP General Secretary related to the above-mentioned policy fields;
  • Representing CEEP in internal and external meetings (with the EU institutions and with lobby organisations) where the agreed CEEP positions in the respective policy field need to be presented;
  • Coordinating the work of the respective CEEP Boards and Task Forces and organizing the respective meeting;
  • Coordinating the work linked to CEEP role in the REFIT Platform

Challenges linked to the function

  • Important workload
  • Need of high sense of organisation, planning, pro-activity and accuracy

Added value of the function for the organisation

  • Ensuring CEEP’s role in lobbying and policy making within EU internal market and related policies

Qualifications and skills

  • University degree in a relevant field, possibly with European specialisation;
  • English C2 level; French and German B2 level; additional language can be an asset

Technical Skills and competences

  • Excellent level of oral and written communication
  • Good knowledge of EU institutions and decision-making processes
  • Knowledge of and interest in public services, particularly at European level
  • High degree of organisation and time management
  • Strategic approach

Socials skills and competences

  • Self-initiative and self confidence
  • Punctuality and accuracy
  • Open mentality and adaptation to change
  • Team spirit
  • Reliability and confidentiality
  • Ability to perform reliably under stress
  • Flexibility, openness and ability to work within an international team
  • Intellectual curiosity and willingness to learn
  • IT: excellent knowledge in Ms Office

Application

Please send relevant CV with covering letter by 16 February to manuela.mattiello@ceep.eu

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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