EUREAU - European Federation of National Association of Water Services
EUREAU is the European Federation of national associations of water services representing the water & waste water operators at EU level. Through 70.000 utilities – reflecting the full diversity of the European water and sanitation services and representing public, private and mixed operators – the EUREAU members collectively provide water services to more than 400 million people in Europe. For more information: www.eureau.org.
The Brussels based Policy Officer should have:
A university degree or equivalent;
At least 5 years of relevant experience (internships are not taken into account);
Proven interest to work for the European water sector; experience in water policy is an asset;
Knowledge of EU institutions and the EU decision-making process;
Fluent command of English, additional European languages being an asset;
Outstanding communication skills; ability to speak and write clearly and concisely;
Background in economics, law, environment or another relevant field;
Ability to establish productive relationships with people at all levels;
Willingness and availability for travelling in Europe.
You will work in a small international team, reporting to the Secretary General;
You will work in close cooperation with experts from EUREAU member organisations;
You will monitor European legislation and its implementation on water;
You will analyse decision making processes and legislative proposals, official documents and studies linked to relevant topics;
You will create and execute strategies how to advocate EUREAU’s position to decision makers, media, stakeholders and within the international network of the organisation;
You will contribute to the drafting of EUREAU’s publications;
You will support your colleagues in their tasks whenever needed.
EUREAU will issue a full time contract under Belgian law, with a six month trial period. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
If you comply with this profile and if this position interests you, send your motivated application and curriculum vitae as soon as possible by following the apply link.
Closing date for applications: 28 August 2013.