Call for Senior Policy Officer for Ecology

Deadline: 30 September 2021
Open to: Candidates with PhD in relevant subjects or a double Master
Benefits: Contract


The successful candidate will support the organization in raising the profile of the association and the related alliances and projects.
Department: Ecology Reporting to: JESC Director

Only candidates with a right to work in EEA countries will be considered. Only candidates selected for exams and interviews will be contacted. JESC – JESUIT EUROPEAN SOCIAL CENTRE is a faith-based organization that focuses its work on four main priorities: European Affairs, Ecology, Social Justice and Leadership.

● Coordination of the relevant committees, working groups, social sectoral dialogue and other meetings;
● Handle the process of creating JESC position papers, policy recommendations and other advocacy deliverables, incl. dissemination and lobby campaigns;
● Execution and coordination of EU funded projects
● In charge of the Ecology track of European Leadership Programme: from the design to the cohort;
● Interest representation and lobbying towards the EU institutions together with the Secretary for European Affairs;
● Monitoring EU policy and contributing to the implementation of JESC and JCEP policy priorities;
● Proactively engage in reaching out to and in meeting with key stakeholders, other associations, relevant NGOs;
● Take a lead role in raising the profile of the association and the related alliances and projects such as ELSIA and Ecojesuit Europe among others on specific topics both within the association, among stakeholders and with policymakers;
● Carry out ad hoc actions such as managing ad hoc projects with the involvement of external consultants, drafting briefings, stakeholder’s mapping, drafting press articles, preparation of presentations and speaking points;
● Translation of LS agenda into the European context


● Education: PhD in relevant subjects or a double Master
● 15+ years of experience in a similar role
● Languages: English C1 (Written and spoken) and French C1 essential, additional languages desirable

Nice to have
● Knowledge of WordPress
● Previous successful experiences in fundraising and EU grants
● Driver’s license category B
● Knowledge of Spanish or German or Dutch


Contract: CDD 38hrs/week


For more information please visit the official announcement.