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Freight, Infrastructure and Passenger Adviser

  • Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER AISBL)
Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: July 19, 2024
  • Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER AISBL)
Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: July 19, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: jobs@cer.be


The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) is looking for a Policy Adviser on Freight, Infrastructure and Passenger issues to join its team.

CER MISSION:

CER’s role is to represent the interests of its members on the EU policy-making scene, in particular to support an improved business and regulatory environment for European railway operators and railway infrastructure companies.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

Reporting to the respective Senior Policy advisers, the job holder’s main responsibility will be to contribute to the development of CER positions on a variety of freight, infrastructure and passenger transport-related issues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitoring policy developments and developing CER position on several transport policy issues;

  • Working Groups management: preparation, running and follow-up of internal working groups and working groups shared with stakeholders;

  • Strengthening the association’s relationship with partners in Brussels;

  • Developing position papers, fact sheets, writing reports and articles;

  • Contributing to the organisation of conferences and workshops;

  • Helping to promote the CER positions towards the European Institutions;

  • Representing CER in external events and in meetings with partner associations;

  • Contributing to the weekly internal newsletter and other communication material;

  • Representing CER in meetings of partner associations;


REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field, preferably in European affairs, economics, management, transport, engineering;

  • At least 4-5 years of professional experience in EU affairs (ideally in rail or in transport);

  • Full proficiency in English and excellent writing skills in English;

  • A keen interest in European (rail) passenger, infrastructure and freight transport policy and in rail customer needs;

  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills;

  • A flexible and proactive attitude to work combined with an autonomous working style;

  • An entrepreneurial outlook and solution-oriented attitude;

  • Ability to thrive under pressure and keep to tight deadlines.


We offer a multi-cultural, dynamic and professionally enriching working environment.

Terms and conditions are competitive, depending on the experience and qualifications of the candidate.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates should send a maximum one page cover letter and CV in English electronically for the attention of Ms Veerle Notaert (jobs@cer.be) Applications will be treated in confidence. The closing date for applications is 19 July 2024.

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) brings together more than 70 railway undertakings, their national associations as well as infrastructure managers and vehicle leasing companies.

CER’s role is to represent the interests of its members on the EU policy-making scene, in particular to support an improved business and regulatory environment for European railway operators and railway infrastructure companies.
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: jobs@cer.be

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