Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit seeks (Junior)-Policy Advisor

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) 2-3y Junior Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 5 Jun 2018

Job Description

(Junior)-Policy Advisor (m/f)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a global service provider for sustainable development with worldwide operations. As a public-benefit federal enterprise, German and European values are central to our work. Together with our partners, we work to deliver flexible and effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions. For the GIZ Representation in Brussels we are looking for a (Junior)-POLICY ADVISOR (m/f) to start on September 1st, 2018.

The Tasks Of a Policy Advisor Include

  • Public affairs and political analyses relevant to GIZ
  • In general, identifying, analyzing and delivering key EU political information and intelligence into the organization with a focus but not exclusively on EU Development and External Affairs policies and regulations
  • Advisory services for GIZ’s management board and other internal units as well as external partners and/or institutions
  • Establishing, enlarging and maintaining networks with stakeholders in the EU organizations
  • Conception and organization of expert seminars and technical meetings

The Following Qualifications And Experiences Are Required

  • A genuine interest in EU affairs, EU politics and international development
  • Graduation in Law, Economic, Public Administration or related
  • A strong knowledge of the EU political process and political decision making
  • Experience in the European Parliament or in any of the other EU institutions
  • Experience of building and developing excellent customer relationships
  • At least two years of experience of working in a similar role
  • Experience of undertaking research on political issues
  • Excellent writing and oral skills in German and English
  • IT skills (MS Office, Outlook….)
  • Presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel predominantly within Europe (HQ in Germany)


GIZ offers you an interesting position in a dynamic and attractive office in the European Quarter. The contract will be under Belgian law.Interested candidates are asked to submit their complete application including motivation letter, CV, certificate of highest education level and salary expectation (year basis) until June 22nd, 2018 to the attention of Ute Jung at:

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