Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer - Progressive Green Taxation


Eurodad is looking for an Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer to support and strengthen its work on tax justice, with a focus on progressive green taxation. 

Deadline: 24 November 2022, 23:59 CET

The Ideal Candidate

In the coming years, Eurodad will be scaling up its work to influence climate and tax policies at the EU level in the direction of win-win solutions designed to tackle both the environmental and inequality crises. The purpose of the role as Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer on Progressive Green Taxation is to spearhead this work. The role centres around policy development and strategic, evidence-based EU advocacy. All of the work will be carried out in close cooperation with our broad international network of partners and allies, and network coordination is a key part of the role. The work on progressive green taxation fits within the broader frame of Eurodad’s work to promote economic justice and fight inequalities.

The successful candidate will balance excellent advocacy-focussed research and policy analysis skills with strong interpersonal communication, and the ability to plan, organise and implement on their own initiative. They will be excited to work at the cutting edge of development finance policy debates and campaigns, and have experience of working with advocacy and campaign-focussed civil society groups or similar organisations. They will need to speak and write English to a very high standard.

  • Key contacts: Eurodad members, allies and partners (civil society organisations and trade unions); Eurodad staff; Officials and policy makers in the European Commission, European Parliament and EU Member States; Academics and think tanks.
  • Contract & location: Brussels-based with some flexibility allowing for remote working, permanent and full-time contract. Gross annual salary range between € 55,129- € 64,519 (incl. vouchers, holiday pay and end of year bonus), depending on skills and experience.
    Attractive benefits package including additional days leave, complementary Hospitalisation, Ambulatory and Dental insurance (DKV), meal, eco, gift and culture-vouchers, working from home allowance, trainings, public transport allowance, travel insurance and contribution to a complementary private pension plan.

Application Instructions

Apply to the Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer - Progressive Green Taxation vacancy via Formstack

Please carefully read the attached role profile and the detailed instructions below. We are a small organisation and have designed these instructions to reduce the administrative burden on our team so we can devote more time to our vital work. Therefore, we regret that we will ONLY accept applications that respect these instructions and will exclude applicants who submit general cover letters.
Use the form at the bottom of the page to upload your CV of 2 pages maximum along with a cover letter of 1 page maximum in English. This letter should be properly formatted, clearly and concisely written, set out why you match the job description, and where you saw the vacancy.
Fill in the required data in the form and upload your CV and cover letter in the designated fields. Make sure that the 2 files you are uploading have the following names: Surname_FirstName_CV and Surname_FirstName_CoverLetter; e.g. if Peter Bloggs applied for the job we would expect files with the following names: Bloggs_Peter_CV and Bloggs_Peter_CoverLetter
Eurodad will collect and store your resume and contact details. We process this data for recruitment purposes only. We are storing this data in our Applicant Tracking System, which stores data in the U.S and is fully compliant with EU data protection laws, and we will not share it with anyone else.We would like to keep this data until our open role is filled. We cannot estimate the exact time period, but we will consider this period as coming to an end when a candidate accepts our job offer for the position for which we are considering you. When that period is over, we will either delete your data or inform you that we will keep it in our database for future roles.
Here’s a link to our privacy policy. In this policy, you will find information about our compliance with GDPR (data protection law.) You can find how to send us a request to let you access your data that we have collected, request us to delete your data, correct any inaccuracies or restrict our processing of your data.You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle your data with Belgian Privacy Commission or you can contact Jeronimo Ruiz Victoria at [email protected] for more information or concerns.
You should receive a confirmation e-mail after successfully submitting an application. If you don’t receive this e-mail in the 12 hours after submitting your application please contact us at [email protected] so we can check if your application was successfully submitted.

Application deadline: Thursday 24 November at 23h59 CET.

Download the role profile here.

About Eurodad

The European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) is a network of 49 civil society organisations (CSOs) in 20 European countries, advocating for democraticallycontrolled, gender-just and human rights-based financial and economic systems. With an excellent track-record in achieving change, Eurodad is a progressive and open-minded employer, mindful of the well-being of its employees.
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