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Food Policy Trainee

  • EDA - European Dairy Association
Brussels, Belgium
Internship/Traineeship
Published:
Application Deadline: June 30, 2024
  • EDA - European Dairy Association
Brussels, Belgium
Internship/Traineeship
Published:
Application Deadline: June 30, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: chansen@euromilk.org


The European Dairy Association (EDA) is the voice of the milk processing industry in the European Union. Our members are the national trade associations for dairy processors in EU Member States.

  • Position: “Food Policy” trainee;

  • Location: Brussels (Belgium), European Quarter;

  • Website: http://www.euromilk.org/eda.


We are looking for a “Food Policy” trainee for a 6 months period (potential prolongation). We offer a Belgian “contrat d’immersion professionnelle” contract, starting ideally in September 2024 or earlier.

PROFILE:

  • Some experience in the EU environment - understanding of the EU policy making process, ideally some knowledge of the EU food law;

  • A background or knowledge in nutrition/ food law/ food technology/ food safety/environment/ sustainability or similar areas is an asset;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are essential, knowledge of other European languages would be an advantage;

  • Flexible and dynamic team player;

  • Capacity to prioritise and proactivity in pursuing the dairy topics;

  • Able to work on their own initiative and take responsibility.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor, analyse and evaluate the impact of legislative developments at the EU level in the areas of food policy, environment and health;

  • Gather and interpret a broad variety of information and actively work on shaping the legal framework for the future;

  • Inform our EDA members, support and steer the activities of our related working groups;

  • Contribute to drafting EDA position papers, reports and other publications;

  • Maintain contacts with representatives of various EU authorities and other relevant stakeholders;

  • Additional support of the department or office (related topics, administrative and internal processes).


In return we offer an interesting, dynamic and international work environment and insight into the functioning of a European industry association.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should send their CV and motivation letter in English, asap, ideally by 30 June 2024 by email to Mrs Claudine Hansen at chansen@euromilk.org.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: chansen@euromilk.org

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