Detail of the vacancy notice

Reference: COR/AD5-AD11/39/19
Directorate: Directorate B, Legislative Work 1
Function Group: AD
Management: No
Deadline:26/09/2019 12:00
Unit/Service: ENVE Commission
Grade: AD5-AD11
Location: Brussels



  • preparation of draft opinions, reports and working documents;
  • drafting of policy analyses on the subject matter of CoR opinions for the attention of rapporteurs;
  • drafting notes in the policy areas covered by the ENVE Commission;
  • monitoring of political developments in the areas covered by the ENVE Commission and drawing-up of draft speeches and press releases;
  • preparation of documents for the Bureau and plenary sessions and follow-up thereto;
  • contributing to strategic planning (e.g. ENVE Commission annual work programme, CoR political and thematic priorities);
  • follow-up to opinions and monitoring of their impact after adoption;


  • supporting the work of ENVE commission members and rapporteurs;
  • providing internal expertise in the fields covered by the ENVE Commission;
  • taking part in meetings with other departments and the political groups related to the preparation of strategic planning documents;
  • coordinating the work of the ENVE Commission with other departments of the CoR;
  • working together with the other European institutions on related dossiers;
  • liaising with stakeholders such as regional offices, associations and NGOs in relevant policy areas;
  • representing the CoR in ad hoc administrative working groups;

Organisation and administration

  • organising working meetings and meetings of rapporteurs with the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Permanent Representations to the European Union (PermRep), experts, political groups and other stakeholders;
  • preparing for and follow-up of ENVE meetings in Brussels, including meetings with the political coordinators;
  • preparing for and follow-up of external meetings and conferences/seminars of the ENVE commission, and conferences on specific subjects, working groups and delegations of the CoR to international conferences;
  • organising meetings and hearings to support consultative work;
  • taking part in interinstitutional groups, preparing contributions, training trainees, welcoming delegations and/or groups of visitors.

Qualifications and skills required:

  • expertise in EU environment policy and its implementation, in particular in the circular economy, resource efficiency, waste management, air and noise pollution, sustainable cities and environment related to Sustainable Development Goals;
  • a qualification and professional experience relating to this area would be an advantage;
  • excellent analytical skills, a quick learner with intellectual curiosity;
  • very good team player, communicative and motivated;
  • very good organisational and prioritisation skills, good eye for detail;
  • thorough knowledge of an official language of the European Union and satisfactory knowledge of another official language of the European Union. For functional reasons, a very good knowledge of English is required and a good knowledge of French would be an asset.
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