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Job Title: Senior Policy Analyst
Location: Brussels (Hybrid)
Hours: Full Time
Application Deadline: May 21st, 2023 - Early applications are strongly encouraged and will be processed upon receipt.
We are hiring a Senior Policy Analyst to support our growing presence in Europe. In this role you will be involved in our work on Climate Smart Agriculture, which includes the mitigation of agriculture methane, agriculture finance and other issues. Additionally, you may also get involved in other dossiers, such as clean transport, energy transition and the circular economy that all aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help the EU meet its goal to achieve climate neutrality by 2050.
We’re looking for candidates with a broad interest in the climate change and environment agenda, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, good attention to detail, who are self-starters and want to contribute to finding solutions to the climate change challenges of the 21st Century.
In this varied role you will keep abreast of policy developments in the EU relevant to our strategic goals and look for opportunities where our expertise can add value to the debate and policy considerations in Europe. You will keep internal colleagues up to date with the information they need to develop their engagement. Your analysis will contribute to EDFE being consistently included in discussions with European policy makers, NGOs, academics and industry.
You will report to the Director, EU Agriculture Program in Brussels, and you will liaise closely with colleagues in Europe, the United States and in other overseas offices.
Conduct research and analysis, as directed, on the current state of play across a broad range of European agri-environmental issues
Draft high-quality memos, policy briefings, presentations and policy analysis on short timelines
Seek opportunities for EDF engagement in a broader range of issues in Europe
Research partner organisations to broaden EDF Europe’s experience and influence
Assist on putting together consultations on behalf of EDF Europe, gaining input from colleagues and external partners as appropriate
Keep abreast of EDF Europe’s strategic goals and programmatic work
Participate in advancing EDF DEI goals in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected, included, and empowered to address the environmental and organizational challenges in alignment with EDF values
Skills & Experience
The role is in Brussels. We support hybrid working. You must have the right to live and work in the EU when applying.
We offer a strong total rewards package encompassing competitive salary, robust benefits, and professional development opportunities consistent with a modern global organization. We take into account factors such as candidate experience, skills, training, internal team equity and local norms.
The pay range for this role is shown below.
Please note that pay ranges are country specific. As a result, the stated currency is not meant be converted into any other currency.
Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.