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    • EurEau - European Federation of National Association of Water Services
    • Brussels, Belgium
    • Full-time

Policy Advisor

  • EurEau - European Federation of National Association of Water Services
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: July 31, 2024
  • EurEau - European Federation of National Association of Water Services
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: July 31, 2024

EurEau is looking for a Policy Advisor to join our Brussels-based team.

EurEau is the European Association of Water Services representing the water & waste water operators from 33 countries at EU level. Through 70.000 utilities – reflecting the full diversity of the European water and sanitation services – EurEau’s members collectively provide water services to more than 500 million people.

PROFILE:

  • A university degree or equivalent in economics, law, environment or another relevant field;

  • At least 3 years’ demonstrable experience in European policy development, ideally in the water sector;

  • Knowledge and experience of the EU institutions and the EU decision-making process;

  • Fluent English, additional European languages are an asset;

  • Outstanding communication skills; ability to produce high quality written documents for different audiences, ease with speaking in public is a must;

  • Ability to establish effective relationships with stakeholders and experts.


FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As part of the our international team, you will report to the Secretary General;

  • You will work in close cooperation with experts from EurEau member organisations to advance and strengthen Europe’s water legislation;

  • This involves monitoring European legislation and its implementation, analysing legislative proposals, official documents and studies linked to relevant topics;

  • Negotiating water sector positions that reflect our united voice is vital; you should be able to demonstrate experience of building consensus;

  • Developing and executing strategies to advocate EurEau’s position to decision makers, media, stakeholders and within the international network of the organisation;

  • You will actively contribute to the drafting of EurEau’s publications and support your colleagues with relevant tasks within the organisation.


EurEau will issue a full time Belgian contract with up to 2 days/week of remote working. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

If this position interests you, please send your application letter and CV (2 pages) as soon as possible.

Deadline for applications: 31 July 2024, 23:59 CET. Interviews will take place soon after this deadline, with the successful applicant starting early 2025.
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