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Policy Analyst - European Social Policy and the future of work

The European Policy Centre (EPC) is an independent, not-for-profit think tank dedicated to fostering European integration through analysis and debate, supporting and challenging decision-makers at all levels to make informed decisions based on evidence and analysis, and providing a platform for engaging partners, stakeholders and citizens in EU policy-making and in the debate about the future

The EPC one Policy Analyst position for successful candidates to start in early 2022 the area of European Social Policy and the future of work.


All Policy Analysts will be required to:

Coordinate of specific areas of activity, for example, projects and Task Forces, acting in an independent and autonomous way, including

  • Leading the elaboration & implementation of a specified EPC activity, including identifying project financing possibilities
  • Providing guidance and assistance to Junior Policy Analysts, Programme Assistants and interns
  • Planning, organisation and supporting implementation of related events in coordination with the Events Team
  • Research and analysis for publications and website
  • Taking a lead role in EPC events & meetings, and representing EPC at external events in the area of policy focus
  • Contacts with the media in coordination with SPA and the Communications department
  • Promoting the projects and EPC to potential members and funders
  • Reporting to the Senior Policy Analyst or Head of Programme as appropriate

candidate should have the following profile:

  • University degree, or a strongly demonstrable interest such as at least three years relevant work experience University degree, or a strongly demonstrable interest such as at least three years relevant work experience
  • Experience in organising events and in policy analysis,
  • Demonstrated ability to research, write and present high quality policy analysis,
  • Strong interest in European affairs and commitment to European integration,
  • A good understanding of EU policy developments related to the selected policy area,
  • Excellent communication and social skills (oral and written),
  • Ability to engage and network with experts and interested stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team,
  • Dynamic, flexible, reliable and attentive to detail,
  • Fluent in English and,
  • Fluency in one other European language would be an asset

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send a short motivation letter together with a CV to Emma Woodford, Chief Operating Officer,

Please mention Policy Analyst + (the programme area you are applying for) in the subject field of the email.

The EPC offers a consultancy contract.

Deadline for applications: January 6th, 2022

 The EPC is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and particularly encourage applicants from less well represented sectors of society.

In view of the expected high number of applications, we will only be able to contact the candidates shortlisted for an interview. Thank you for your understanding and for your interest in this vacancy.

Your application will be kept for a maximum of 6 months. For further information, see our data privacy policy

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