Trade and Environment Policy Officer (m/f/x)

  • Brussels, Belgium


  • > 2 years experience, > 5 years experience, Full-time

    Job Level

  • Arbeitsbeginn : Ab sofort


  • Bewerbungsfrist : 05.10.2023


We are currently seeking a dynamic full-time

Trade and Environment Policy Officer

to join BIR’s advocacy team based in Brussels.


  • Support the advocacy team in intergovernmental fora (i.e. UN, WTO, WCO, OECD, and the EU) and contribute to the development of international regulations, guidelines, standards and voluntary agreements;
  • Monitor and analyse international policies and the legislative process, advising affiliated members on their implications;
  • Handle technical/legislative/trade queries from members;
  • Support the Trade and Environment Director and the Director General in developing and coordinating BIR’s advocacy strategies;
  • Represent BIR with respect to trade and environment matters in relevant industry associations, platforms and multi-stakeholder alliances;
  • Draft reports, position papers, newsletters, presentations and speeches;
  • Public speaking and networking.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience in industry associations and/or experience in government relations and public affairs;
  • University degree in political science or law;
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills. Knowledge of other languages is an asset;
  • Ability to work autonomously, in a team, and in an international environment;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, flexibility for working hours and travel;
  • Strong computer literacy on MS Office, extracting data from statistical databases (i.e. Eurostat, UN Comtrade).

Interested? Send us your CV and motivation letter (one page, including your salary expectation) before Thursday 5 October 2023 at

Trade and Environment Policy Officer (m/f/x)

Veröffentlicht am: 11.09.2023