Policy Analyst – European Green Deal



The European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition (ERCST) is seeking a Policy Analyst to join its team in Brussels to work on climate policies under the European Green Deal.

Key responsibilities:

  • Actively contribute to the development and implementation of ERCST’s work stream on climate policies under the European Green Deal;
  • Monitor and analyse relevant policy developments;
  • Lead and contribute to ERCST’s research and outreach activities, including drafting background materials, co-authoring papers and reports, as well as conceptualising and delivering stakeholder meetings;
  • Contribute to the successful delivery of projects and grants;
  • Maintain liaison with stakeholders such as business associations, environmental NGOs, etc.


  • At least 4 years, and potentially more, of relevant professional experience;
  • Expertise on EU climate change policy;
  • A good understanding of the EU policymaking process;
  • Native level of written and spoken English, proficiency in other languages will be considered an advantage;
  • Be authorised to work and live in Belgium.


  • A degree in (environmental) economics, or related discipline;
  • Experience in an international environment and multi-stakeholder process;
  • Be well-organised and able to pay attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment, take initiative and solve problems while under pressure;
  • Ability to internalise substantial amounts of (new) materials and think laterally;

Start date: interviews will start as applications are received. Work will start as soon as possible after a suitable candidate is found.

Duration: Permanent full-time contract.

Compensation: Competitive remuneration depending on the level of experience and background of the candidate.

Workplace: ERCST offices are located in the EU quarter in Brussels, easily accessible by public transport.

If you are interested, please send your CV and a 1-page cover letter to the attention of Mr. Andrei Marcu, Executive Director, to [email protected] and mention “Policy Analyst – first name last name” in the subject line.

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