Functional Analyst & Developer Consultant

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31 Jan 2022


EURACTIV is an independent pan-European media network specialised in EU policies. We spark and nourish policy debates among stakeholders, including government, business and civil society. We cover policy processes upstream of decisions, summarising the issues without taking sides.

The EURACTIV Network provides free localised EU policy news in 13 languages. Together with our media partners, we reach over 1.7 million users across Europe and beyond, every month.

With 2.5 million page views and over 1 million unique readers per month, EURACTIV is a leader among online media specialised in EU policy. We address 80% of our readers in their own language.

EURACTIV has an original business model, based on five elements (corporate sponsoring, EURACTOR membership, advertising, EU projects, and content syndication). It is well funded and the content usage is free


The Functional Analyst & Developer Consultant will contribute to a wide range of projects plus manage his/her own projects from start to finish. The successful candidate will juggle with different technologies on various platforms to achieve EURACTIV’s vision of bridging the European capitals. That function is coached directly by the Technology Director and operates across the teams in Brussels, Paris and Berlin.

50% Project Management

  • Design new applications and improve existing ones
  • Analyse functional needs and map the project on a timeline
  • Advice business teams on ICT constraints and opportunities
  • Follow the project and communicate status and ongoing tasks
  • Take initiatives to uncover further needs and innovative solutions
  • Document the work done and coordinate with the team

50% Development

  • Coding of specific applications and mini-site in the appropriate language
  • Enhancement of EURACTIV’s WordPress based front-end
  • Upgrade of EURACTIV’s WordPress based back-end
  • Troubleshoot and improve mini-sites in Drupal, Symfony, PHP and others
  • Take part in the full stack redesign of EURACTIV Media in 2022
  • Brainstorm and cooperate with internal and external developers


Must have

  • Post-secondary education in ICT
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Good knowledge of HTML, JS, CSS and PHP
  • Experience with Git or GitHub
  • Fluent written and oral in English
  • Proactive, open-minded, team-player
  • No need for micromanagement

Nice to have

  • Experience with Drupal, Laravel, Symfony
  • Knowledge of LAMP/LEMP, MySQL and Bootstrap framework
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics, Google API, GCP
  • Experience with newsletter services, SEO, mobile applications
  • Demonstrates flexibility and good judgement of priorities
  • Working knowledge of other EU official languages


  • Do meaningful work in a dynamic and multicultural European environment
  • Benefit from ongoing development and learning with space for career mobility
  • Enjoy the freedom and safety of a nearly full time unlimited freelance contract
  • Experience a modern office in the heart of Brussels with homeworking flexibility


Send your CV and a short cover letter to Please mention in the subject line: Technology job application_First and last name. Candidates must have the legal right to live and work in EU countries. The position will be filled in as soon as the right candidate is selected.

Applications welcome immediately!

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY: EURACTIV is looking for Functional Analyst & Developer Consultant based in Brussels. Apply before December 17th!

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