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3 Jan 2017

Full-Time Economic and Policy Advisor International Agri-food Sector Brussels

C.I.B.E. – International Confederation of European Beet Growers – Posted by admin Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium


Job Description

 Economic and Policy Advisor

International Agri-food Sector Brussels

Job description and responsibilities

Working for an international association well established in the agri-food sector and based in Brussels, under the supervision and coordination of the Director, the Economic and Policy Advisor will:

  • Conduct analysis of some agricultural product markets and related EU trade policies
  • Monitor the development of EU trade policy developments of these products
  • Develop and supports advocacy positions and strategies in relation with the Director and Members of the Association
  • Represent the interest of the association towards the EU institutions (EU Council, European Parliament, European Commission)
  • Liaise with members, preparing and developing working papers for meetings

Areas of expertise

  • Agricultural markets and Common Agricultural Policy
  • Trade policy for agri products/ European and international trade negotiations
  • Legal and regulatory affairs
  • Renewable energy policy
  • Management of statistics database

Minimum profile required

  • Excellent university degree preferably in (agricultural) Economics or European law
  • 3 or 5 years work experience in Brussels, in a similar position within a company or an association
  • Excellent capability to analyse and summarize regulatory and economic issues
  • Rigour in data processing
  • Fluent written/spoken English, excellent in at least two other European languages
  • Team oriented, independent, flexible and very well-organised
  • Good relational skills and sense of diplomacy
  • Computer skills
  • Residency in Belgium

In return we offer:

  • A challenging work in an international environment
  • Autonomy.

How to Apply

Only candidates matching the minimum profile will be considered and contacted Apply here (single valid address):

Job Categories: Consulting. Job Types: Full-Time.

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