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Eurodad is hiring a Policy Assistant - Development Finance!

Eurodad is looking for a Policy Assistant to support our development finance team in its cutting-edge policy work and network coordination.

Deadline: 6 June 2021, 23:59 CEST

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will support Eurodads development finance team, which works on effective aid, publicly-backed private finance, international financial institutions and climate finance. This includes its policy work, network strengthening, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) processes, climate justice mainstreaming and funding sustainability.

The Policy Assistant will support Eurodad in its efforts to build strong and effective coalitions for change, and help to empower civil society organizations in Europe and beyond. The role involves support for project administration, reporting and coordination, network strengthening, climate justice mainstreaming, information sharing and capacity development for the Eurodad Network and its allies.

The successful candidate will understand and have experience in project administration and network coordination, with strong interpersonal and communication skills and willingness to work in a multicultural context, and the ability to plan, organise and implement on their own initiative. They will be excited by working at the cutting edge of development finance and climate finance policy campaigns for transformative change.

  • Key contacts: Eurodad colleagues, Eurodad members and other civil society organisations in Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the US.
  • Contract & location: Brussels-based, permanent contract. Competitive entry-level salary, depending on skills and experience. Attractive benefits package including Hospitalisation, Ambulatory and Dental insurance (DKV), meal & eco-vouchers, travel insurance and contribution to private pension plan.

Application Instructions

Apply to the Policy Assistant vacancy via Formstack

Please carefully read the attached role profile and the detailed instructions below. We are a small organisation and have designed these instructions to reduce the administrative burden on our team so we can devote more time to our vital work. Therefore, we regret that we will ONLY accept applications that respect these instructions and will exclude applicants who submit general cover letters.
Use the form at the bottom of the page to upload your CV of 2 pages maximum along with a cover letter of 1 page maximum in English. This letter should be properly formatted, clearly and concisely written, set out why you match the job description, and where you saw the vacancy.
Fill in the required data in the form and upload your CV and cover letter in the designated fields. Make sure that the 2 files you are uploading have the following names: Surname_FirstName_CV and Surname_FirstName_CoverLetter; e.g. if Peter Bloggs applied for the job we would expect files with the following names: Bloggs_Peter_CV and Bloggs_Peter_CoverLetter
Eurodad will collect and store your resume and contact details. We process this data for recruitment purposes only. We are storing this data in our Applicant Tracking System, which stores data in the U.S and is fully compliant with EU data protection laws, and we will not share it with anyone else. We would like to keep this data until our open role is filled. We cannot estimate the exact time period, but we will consider this period as coming to an end when a candidate accepts our job offer for the position for which we are considering you. When that period is over, we will either delete your data or inform you that we will keep it in our database for future roles.
Heres a link to our privacy policy. In this policy, you will find information about our compliance with GDPR (data protection law.) You can find how to send us a request to let you access your data that we have collected, request us to delete your data, correct any inaccuracies or restrict our processing of your data. You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle your data with Belgian Privacy Commission or you can contact Jeronimo Ruiz Victoria at jvictoria@eurodad.org for more information or concerns.
You should receive a confirmation e-mail after successfully submitting an application. If you dont receive this e-mail in the 12 hours after submitting your application please contact us at assistant@eurodad.org so we can check if your application was successfully submitted.

Application deadline: Sunday 6 June at 23h59 CEST.

About Eurodad

The European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) is a network of 59 civil society organisations (CSOs) in 28 European countries, advocating for democratically controlled, gender-just and human rights-based financial and economic systems. With an excellent track-record in achieving change, Eurodad is a progressive and open-minded employer, mindful of the well-being of its employees.
For more information about Eurodad and our most recent work, visit our website: www.eurodad.org and subscribe to our Development Finance Watch newsletter for further information.