Vacancy | Senior Policy Analyst: Biodiversity and Ecosystem services

IEEP has a vacancy for an experienced policy analyst to lead and contribute to research on the EU nature directives and biodiversity policy and their implementation in Member States.

We are looking for a candidate who likes to take initiative and feels comfortable working in a small and dynamic team. The successful candidate will contribute substantially to IEEP’s work on biodiversity and ecosystems, leading projects and the staff involved, working together with the area lead to deliver IEEPs strategic objectives. The postholder will join a cohesive, impact-oriented and supportive team that is committed to the professional development of all of its staff, and where the opportunities for learning and for making a difference are great. Candidates should be able to work in an intellectually challenging and fast-paced environment and meet firm deadlines. The post might require some travel, typically within Europe, but also outside on occasion.

Location: Brussels
Salary: € 35,000 - 42,000
Deadline for applications: Sunday 26 September 2021, 17:00 CET

How to apply?

If you believe you fit this candidate specification and you would like to apply for this post, please:

  1. Send us your motivation letter, together with your CV, explaining your interest in the job and showing clearly how you meet the job and candidate specifications.
  2. In your letter, please indicate your current or most recent salary and benefits, length of notice period to your current employer, and whether you need a work permit to work in the location specified for the vacancy.
  3. Please also give the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of two referees for professional reference. Note that these referees will only be contacted after prior notification from you.
  4. Send your completed application to, clearly marking the title of the email: 'Senior policy analyst – Biodiversity and Ecosystem services'