Vacancy - European Policy Advisor - Coventry University
Application closing date 02/06/2015
Faculty / School or Service Vice Chancellor's Office
Salary circa £42,000
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Professional Services
Job description - TWO YEAR FIXED TERM - based in Brussels.
In this role you will be employed by Coventry University Management Services which is a Subsidiary of the Coventry University Group.
You will be seconded to Coventry University who has been an active partner in a number of European networks for many years and has collaborated with a range of international partners. As part of the ambitious growth strategy for research and our plans for future developments around teaching & learning, we are looking to recruit a European Policy Advisor.
Based in Brussels, initially on a 2-year fixed term contract, the successful candidate will support the University to build a stronger understanding of the relevant policy environments of the EU; raise the profile of the University within that policy environment and lobby with EU policy makers and other relevant institutions on behalf of the University. You will be educated to degree level and have demonstrable experience of working in a policy advisor role. You will have excellent understanding of the European Commission and associated policy environment and also proven experience of building strong and effective relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers. You must be a self-starter, well able to work independently and communicate effectively at a distance. You will be expected to spend regular time in Coventry, ensuring a good understanding and strong connections with staff at the University.
Interview date: 2 June 2015
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