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We are looking to expand our Brussels office with a motivated person to support the association in the area of industrial and professional affairs.

Policy and Research Officer

Responsible for

  • Follow up EU consultations and preparing draft submissions;
  • Research on topics related to social and labour and preparing briefing notes, draft positions etc.;
  • Monitor and follow up EU Parliament committee activity on matters of interest to the pilot community; Attend events, seminars and report back;
  • Support the ECA work in the EU Sectoral Social Dialogue and on social policy dossiers;
  • Identify EU grant proposals and projects, assist in the submission and implementation processes;
  • Taking minutes of meetings.  

The perfect candidate should have:

  • University degree in political/social sciences, economics, (labour) law;
  • Good knowledge on the functioning of the European institutions and a general understanding of social policy and industrial relations. Familiarity with aviation is a plus; 
  • Perfect written and spoken English and a basic knowledge of French; 
  • Good writing and communication skills are essential, as well as strong analytical skills; 
  • +/- 3 years experience in a similar position; internships at EU Institutions a plus.
  • Potential to grow into a role with more responsibilities for ECA’s advocacy needs.

The position is a permanent position. Your application letter (max. 1 page) and CV (max. 2 pages) should be sent to by 25 June 09:00 am at the very latest. Two rounds of interviews will take place, the first one on 30 June at ECA offices / remotely: 

Rue du Commerce 20-22, B-1000 Brussels.

During the second round on 8 July, candidates will be requested to carry out an assignment to demonstrate their relevant skills for this position.