European Policy Analyst – ODI Europe

ODI - Overseas Development Institute

ODI - Overseas Development Institute

European Policy Analyst – ODI Europe

ODI – Overseas Development Institute

Brussels, Belgium

Contract: 1 year Fixed-term, initially
Salary: Competitive
Ref: ODIEUR0223

About us

ODI Europe is an International Non-Profit Association (INPA) based in Brussels. Our objective is to inspire Europe to continue to act on injustice and inequality through the collaborative research and ideas generated by our parent charity ODI, the leading global affairs think tank.

ODI has been at the forefront of producing evidence, convening debate and promoting ideas to address global challenges for 60 years. We have been thought leaders, critical friends and policy advisers to governments, heads of state and international agencies, and agenda setters for global processes and changemakers.

Established in 1960, ODI is a non-partisan, non-profit and evidence-driven think tank. With more than 240 staff and ODI Fellows in 30 countries globally, it exists to have real impact for those who need it most. ODI offers a distinctive mix of research, convening and communication power, which has made the organisation the leading think tank for humanitarian and international development issues in the UK for 60 years. As such, ODI works on a wide range of topics, across a variety of countries and regions: climate, environment and energy policy; conflict, risk and natural hazard-related disasters; economic development, finance and aid; governance, politics and justice; poverty, inequality and social policy; migration; women’s rights; digital transformation.

About the role

To increase the impact of ODI’s portfolio of work to inform European external policies and new forms of regional and global cooperation. This pivotal role is expected to provide analysis of policy debates, undertake responsive pieces of short research and analysis, build relationships and lead public affairs work among key relevant stakeholders.

This role will stand at the intersection of ODI Europe’s analytical work and its public-facing engagement. The holder of the role will be expected to help teams think through how key strategic initiatives can have genuine policy impact.

About you

The European Policy analyst role would suit candidates that have experience of working on European policy, research and analysis. You will have a keen interest in key themes such as development cooperation, inequality, technology, climate, migration, trade, or conflict and a demonstrable ability to stay abreast of the news agenda around relevant topics.

We welcome candidates with strong political awareness, interpersonal skills and judgement. You will also have excellent organisation and communication abilities, and be a strong team player.

Closing date: 9th June 2023
Interview date: W/C 19th June 2023

ODI is committed to developing and supporting diverse and inclusive teams of people who share our passion, where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We welcome applicants from a range of diverse backgrounds including those who experience intersectional marginalisation on the basis of their class, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious identity or belief, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. We also welcome applications from those living with disabilities.

We offer competitive salaries, a generous company pension scheme, hybrid working and a range of flexible, family-friendly and inclusive employment policies to support well-being.

For further information and to apply for the role please click on the apply button. If you are experiencing difficulties downloading, please telephone 020 7922 0351 or email [email protected].

ODI is an equal opportunities employer Charity Reg. No.228248.

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