Trade & Economic Affairs Officer

CEFS - Comité Européen des Fabricants de Sucre

Trade & Economic Affairs Officer

Full-time Open-ended Contract

CEFS - Comité Européen des Fabricants de Sucre

Brussels, Belgium

CEFS stands for le Comité Européen des Fabricants de Sucre, or in English: the Euro-pean Association of Sugar Manufacturers. CEFS is an international non-profit organisa-tion and a recognised interlocutor for the EU Institutions since 1953, sharing knowledge and technical expertise on sugar. CEFS’ membership is composed of sugar-producing companies in the EU and Switzerland.

CEFS is recruiting a Trade & Economic Affairs Officer for a full-time position. The Trade & Economic Affairs Officer will report to a Senior Adviser.

Responsibilities

Working closely with CEFS Senior Adviser:

  • Monitoring the regulatory evolutions on the EU trade policy (e.g., free-trade agreements, domestic policies of sugar producing countries, WTO-related matters…);
  • Provide in-depth economic analyses on trade-related issues and other topics of relevance to CEFS' work;
  • Preparing for next CAP post-2020;
  • Digesting and reporting pertinent information to CEFS’ members;
  • Coordinating internal work within CEFS working groups related to trade and sugar market (such as meeting preparation and follow up, consultations…);
  • Drafting positions on EU trade policy and market management and informative studies on trade and agricultural policy;
  • Liaising with other stakeholder organisations;
  • Preparing and handling CEFS’ interaction with EU institutions.

Education, qualifications and personal skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Master’s degree in economics;
  • At least 1-2 years of experience working within EU institutions or in a trade association or consultancy;
  • Excellent oral and written English skills. Fluence in German would be an asset. Ability to extract clear messages for communication purposes;
  • Ability to simultaneously deal with diverse topics;
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Rigorous, self-motivated team player with ability to establish and maintain effec-tive partnerships and working relations in a multi-national environment.

We offer

A full-time open-ended contract with a competitive package.

How to apply

Candidates will send their resume and a letter of motivation (indicating the date at which you would be available to start working at CEFS) to CEFS Director General Marie-Christine RIBERA no later than 6 September 2019. Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please click on this link to submit your resume, letter of motivation and answer the questions carefully.

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