Senior CAP Specialist - Agriculture & Land Management Team

IEEP - Institute for European Environmental Policy

Brussels or London

IEEP is looking for a full-time Senior Policy Analyst with particular expertise on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and rural development policy. You will play a leading role on the development and implementation of the CAP and related European environmental and climate policy issues at both the European and national levels in the run up to the next CAP reform and beyond.

You must be an outstanding individual with an established reputation in policies relating to agriculture, land use as well as expertise in the CAP and policies relating to climate and agriculture/land use, rural development and food. You must have demonstrated strong intellectual capacity in policy analysis at EU level, have excellent analytical and report writing skills, and be an experienced, confident and effective communicator and a dedicated team player and motivator.

The years ahead are a critical moment in the development of European agriculture and land use policies. IEEP has a strong track record in influential research and policy advice which helps achieve real world change. This post provides an excellent opportunity for an influential, analytical and committed researcher, keen to play a leading role in policymaking on European agriculture, land use, rural development, climate and the environment, and happy to be challenged in a fast paced environment.

Further information

Full details about this job and IEEP can be found on our website

How to apply

If you fit this person specification and you would like to apply for this post, please:

  1. Fill in the application form that can be found on the website under "work with us";
  2. Prepare an application letter explaining your interest in the job and showing clearly how you meet our job and person requirements;
  3. Enclose a short (maximum twenty pages) extract of work that you have written within the past year (or two years if this is not possible), with minimal editing/amendment by others, preferably on a subject which is relevant to this post;
  4. Send your completed application form, letter and work extract to, clearly marking the title of the email or envelope: Senior CAP Specialist: Agriculture and Land Management'.

All applications must reach us by 5pm CET, Monday 11 September 2017. We expect to hold interviews in early October 2017 in our Brussels office. Travel expenses will be reimbursed by IEEP.

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