Junior Policy Officer

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20 Jan 2019

DEKRA is recruiting as soon as possible a highly-motivated full time Junior Policy Officer within its EU Group Representative Office in Brussels.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

As Junior Policy Officer, you will support the team, focussing mainly on:

  • overseeing a portfolio of policy developments that are of interest for DEKRA, mainly on energy, environment, the digital single market as well as work safety
  • monitoring closely the development of these topics
  • drafting position papers and reports
  • liaising with relevant experts, both external and internal
  • representing the company’s interests towards external stakeholders and the EU institutions
  • organizing policy events
  • providing general support to the Director of the Group Representative Office

You will be part of a small and very dynamic team based in the EU area close to the European Commission. We offer an international and varied work, as well as good working atmosphere.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a candidate having completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree with a focus on European politics. The candidate should be a motivated self-starter, and an excellent communicator. The person we are looking for is creative, reliable, well-organized, stress-resistant and should have the ability to work independently and in a team.

The candidate should have a network in Brussels and demonstrate a sound knowledge of the EU decision making process, and up to 2 years of relevant experience in EU affairs in Brussels.

An excellent command of English as well as a good level of German, both orally and in writing, are required. The knowledge of any further language (such as French and/or Dutch) is a strong asset.

About DEKRA:

Since it was founded in 1925, the DEKRA promise has been: We ensure the safety of human interaction with technology and the environment. Since then, the Deutscher Kraftfahrzeug-Überwachungs-Verein e.V. has become one of the world's leading expert organizations. DEKRA SE is a wholly owned subsidiary of DEKRA e.V. and manages the Group’s operating business. DEKRA achieved revenues of around €3.3 billion in 2018. The company currently employs around 46,000 people in more than 50 countries on all five continents.

On the road, at work and at home – DEKRA’s skilled experts create increased safety across all the key areas of life. The company has a clear and ambitious vision of the future. The vision for the company’s 100th birthday in 2025 is to see DEKRA as the global partner for a safe world.

The Group Representative Office in Brussels closely follows the policy areas of transport, internal market, energy and environment.

Please send your application to:

Mr Oliver Deiters, Head of Global External Affairs and Public Policy

The application should include:

  • Cover letter in English demonstrating your interest in the position
  • CV in English
  • Other relevant documents

Closing date for applications: 20 January 2019

We are looking forward to receiving your application.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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