Programmlinienleiter:in (w/m/d), Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Grund- und Menschenrechte (LBI-GMR), Themenbereich „Nachhaltigkeit, Entwicklung, Wirtschaft und Soziales“, Wien, 10.05.2023

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

  • Brussels, Belgium


  • > 2 years experience

    Job Level

  • Arbeitsbeginn : Ab sofort


  • Bewerbungsfrist : 20.03.2023


The BIR is currently seeking a dynamic full-time Trade and Environment Policy Officer to join the 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

  • Technical background with interest in advocacy;
  • 2 to 3 years of professional experience in industry and/or experience in government relations and public affairs;
  • University degree in material sciences, environmental engineering, or similar;
  • 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), graphic design ability would be an asset.


Send us your CV and motivation letter (one page, including your salary expectation) before Monday 20 March 2023 at

Veröffentlicht am: 19.02.2023