SNE/6/DirC - SEDEC  

Detail of the vacancy notice

Reference: SNE/6/DirC - SEDEC
Directorate: Directorate C, Legislative Work 2
Function Group:  
Management: No
Deadline: 30/03/2022 12:00
Job Title: SNE/6/DirC - SEDEC
Unit/Service: SEDEC secretariat
Location: Brussels

​Main areas of responsibility:

  • Working in the fields of Research and Innovation policy in the framework of the SEDEC commission of the Committee of the Regions;
  • Assuming additional responsibility and serving as a backup for other policy fields related to the activities of the SEDEC commission such as: Social and Employment Policy, Equal Opportunities, Social Economy, Demographic Change, Education and Training (including Lifelong Learning), Youth;
  • Drawing up or helping with the drafting of opinions, reports, background files, strategy memos, speeches, and providing support for analyses in the above mentioned fields of action;
  • Assisting the members of the SEDEC commission in their external and extraordinary activities, and boosting collaboration in the field of Employment and Social Policy with local and regional counterparts;
  • Monitoring of and enhancing inter-institutional activities, in particular those with the European Commission, the European Parliament;
  • Supporting and contributing to the institution's strategic planning across policy fields, primarily related to the work of the SEDEC commission.

Main qualifications:

  • University degree or professional experience of an equivalent level in one of the following areas: law, economics, political science, social sciences, European affairs;
  • Experience in empirical research and political analysis;
  • Experience in political analysis in the fields of Research and Innovation policy and/or in the abovementioned other policy fields;
  • Knowledge of the various spheres of activity of the Committee of the Regions and of European Union policies in general;
  • Active personality and good communication skills with an interest in highly analytical work;
  • Ability to take initiatives on the basis of general directives;
  • Thorough knowledge of an official EU language; for functional reasons, at least a satisfactory knowledge of English or French is required;
  • Good drafting and communication skills;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Good organisational skills and output driven.
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