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Reference: 68599

Date Added: 9 November 2018
Closing Date: 16 November 2018

Job Title: Policy Adviser

Working For: John Howarth MEP

Location: Brussels

Salary: Grade 7 APA scale

Job Details

Job description

• Policy lead on certain areas of the EP Budgets and Regional Development Committees in coordination with the Political Adviser/Head of Office and on international delegation matters as they arise (CARIFORUM & FYR Macedonia).
• Research, and meeting with a wide range of stakeholders, in order to inform the MEP’s thinking in relation to these policy areas
• To accompany the MEP as necessary on Parliamentary and related duties, including working at the Strasbourg Plenary sessions as planned.
• Preparing briefings, drafting amendments, preparing speaking notes, analysing political positions ahead of key votes
• Tracking and advising on aspects of UK politics, in particular NGO affairs and preparing briefings on EU matters
• Delivery and oversight of other office administration conducted by the team including such functions as maintaining emails accounts, diary and other similar task, organising visitors’ groups etc.
• To take on such other duties as become necessary due to the changing political situation between the UK and the EU27 during the remainder of the MEP’s mandate.

Closing Date: 16 November 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place in Brussels on 22 Nov.Shortlisted candidates will be invited on 19 Nov.Contract from 1 Jan-31 Mar 2019.This is a time-limited contract commensurate with the remainder of UK MEP mandates.Applicants MUST be available for interview on 22 Nov + able to start work from 1 Jan.

Application Details

To apply please email john.howarth@europarl.europa.eu with ‘[your name] Political Adviser application’ in the subject line, and attach:
• An up-to-date CV (maximum two sides of A4)
• A covering letter (maximum one side of A4) explaining how you fit the role

Website: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/meps/en/188636/JOHN_HOWARTH/home

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