Policy Officer (Brussels based)
Security Screening and Detection Technologies working group Coordinator (60%)
You will be required to:
- Organise all aspects of regularly-held Security Screening and Detection Technologies working group (SSD WG) meetings;
- Organise other related meetings as necessary;
- Draft the agenda of the working group meetings, identifying current topics relevant to the interest of the WG members;
- Draft meeting minutes / reports in an accurate and timely fashion, and distribute to relevant members;
- Contribute to the day-to-day operations of the Security Screening and Detection Technologies working group, ensuring actions are accomplished in a timely manner and deadlines respected;
- Act as the Point of Contact between the security industry and all external stakeholders, including EU Institutions, Member States, other security associations, and international bodies;
- Contribute to the implementation of the overall EOS strategy, within the domain of transport security.
Policy Analyst (40%)
You will be required to:
- Engage in legislative, media and regulatory monitoring on a regular basis, informing WG members of new developments as they arise;
- Draft briefings, policy memos, and recommendations on security topics in the domain of transport security;
- Contribute to shaping EOS strategy in other security policy areas, including terrorism, critical infrastructure protection, crisis management, etc.;
- Contribute as required to EU-funded security research projects;
- Engage in policy analysis and synthesis of regulations / legislation affecting the security sector;
- Develop and draft EOS Position Papers on regulatory or other developments;
- Represent EOS in stakeholder groups, meetings, conferences, and forums (i.e. European Commission) as necessary;
- Prepare and deliver presentations in meetings and conferences;
- Engage in advocacy at EU level (European Commission, Council, and European Parliament);
- Develop and strengthen partnerships with other relevant EU security associations.
Qualifications / Experience
- Strong knowledge of European Institutions' mechanisms and policy-making processes;
- Experience in research, policy and / or business relationships with EU bodies (institutions and / or associations) for a minimum of two years;
- Good understanding of European policies in the field of transport security; knowledge of other security issues would be a strong asset;
- Ability to convene and facilitate group discussions, drive an agenda, and ensure follow-up;
- Quick, clear and concise drafting and reporting skills, as well as excellent policy analysis skills;
- Ability to network and build relationships with internal members and external organisations;
- Proactive, organized, discrete. and flexible;
- Advanced use of Ms Office (Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel);
- Excellent English verbal & written communication skills; ability to work in other European languages would be an asset.
EOS offers a challenging and interesting position with real development opportunities. A competitive remuneration package will be offered based on the candidate's profile and experience. Only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
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