Policy and Programme Officer, Social Inclusion

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24 Nov 2017

The officer will be based within the Social Inclusion unit and contribute to implementing the work programme of the Red Cross EU Office.

  • Heighten Red Cross influence on EU policy, legislation and practice in the social sector;
  • Monitor and analyse EU actions and initiatives regarding employment, social affairs and inclusion, deprivation and poverty;
  • Monitor and analyse EU policy trends and developments regarding regional and social cohesion, and where relevant, economic growth and development;
  • Ensure exchange of timely and relevant information with member organisations on EU social affairs, including information from European Parliament and Council, European Commission, Committees (EESC, CoR), EU level stakeholders and networks;
  • Inform EU institutions, policy makers and stakeholders about Red Cross initiatives and best practices in the social sector, specifically services and support for the most vulnerable groups in European societies;
  • Assist National Red Cross Societies to contribute to or develop their own initiatives for the implementation of EU social policies e.g. the European Pillar of Social Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);
  • Explore ways to strengthen participation of National Red Cross Societies into the implementation of EU structural and investment funds, i.e. assist member organisations in taking an active role in the design and implementation of national operational programmes in the social sector. 

Please send your CV and Cover letter at nancy.geets@redcross.eu

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