Vacancies

Call for a Policy Fellow in Education and Lifelong learning

SOLIDAR Foundation is looking for a policy fellow in the Education and Lifelong learning pillar who can possibly start as soon as possible for the duration of 6 months. This fellowship programme is open to students in the final phase of their Masters and recent graduates looking for an experience in a dynamic and international working environment.

Within the fellowship programme, you will have an opportunity to get familiar and analyze the policy developments on both national and European level in the area of education and training.  This role will allow you to discover the working environment of the NGOs and member-based network and give you an understanding of advocacy strategy on EU level.

 

Conditions

The fellowship program is under the form of “La convention d’immersion professionnelle” registered under Belgium law. The position foresees the allowance of approximately 750 Euro.

Preference will be given to scholarship holders (University, EU or other grants).

During the programme, fellows will be expected to make substantive contributions to:

  • Monitoring of EU policy impact with SOLIDAR members and partners;
  • Drafting process of the LLL Monitor 2018 (Lifelong earning Monitor )
  • Organising visibility and advocacy activities presenting the findings of the policy monitoring process (e.g. bilateral meetings with policymakers, conferences, roundtables).

Key skills and competences:

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Ability to write briefing papers and monitoring reports as well as news articles
  • Proven familiarity with EU policies and EU decision-making process
  • Fast learner and capacity to work autonomously

If you are interested in participating in the SOLIDAR policy fellowship programme, please send following documents to the attention of Lucie Susova at lucie.susova@solidar.org by 29 May.

  • your CV in Europass format
  • a one-page cover letter. The cover letter must clearly state: why you think you are suited for this position, and what are your objectives/learning outcomes expected from this experience. 

Please note that due to the high amount of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Call for a Policy Fellow for the Middle East and North Africa

SOLIDAR is looking for a policy fellow in the international cooperation pillar with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa who can possibly start as soon as possible for a duration of 3 – 6 months. This fellowship programme is open to students in the final phase of their Masters and recent graduates looking for an experience in a dynamic and international working environment

Within the fellowship programme, you will have an opportunity to get familiar and analyse the development and impact of EU development and external policies in the Neighborhood South (e.g. European Neighbourhood policy). This role will also allow you to discover the working environment of the NGOs and member-based network and give you an understanding of advocacy strategy on EU level.

Conditions

The fellowship program is under the form of “La convention d’immersion professionnelle” registered under Belgium law. The position foresees the allowance of approximately 750 Euro.

Preference will be given to scholarship holders (University, EU or other grants).

Key tasks:

During the programme, fellows will be expected to make substantive contributions to:

  • Monitoring of EU policy impact in the Middle East and North Africa with SOLIDAR members and partners (including the creation of a scoreboard by reviewing the social protection and social rights reports);
  • Organizing events as well as visibility and advocacy activities (e.g. bilateral meetings with policymakers, conferences, roundtables);
  • Developing briefing papers and desk studies about the social situation in the EU Southern neighbouring countries;
  • Supporting team’s day-to-day tasks, especially with regards to SOLIDAR projects in the region.

Key skills and competencies:

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) and knowledge of Arabic is an asset;
  • Ability to write briefing papers and monitoring reports as well as news articles;
  • Proven familiarity with EU external and development policies and with the following topics: economic development models, decent work and social protection, freedom of association education, migration, tax justice and fair trade, human development and sustainable development;
  • Knowledge of EU decision-making process
  • Fast learner and capacity to work autonomously

If you are interested in participating in the SOLIDAR policy fellowship programme, please send following documents to the attention of Charline Cheuvart at charline.cheuvart@solidar.org (subject: ‘Middle East and North Africa Fellowship’) by 29 May 2018:

  • Your CV in Europass format
  • a one-page cover letter which should clearly state: why you think you are suited for this position, and what are your objectives/learning outcomes expected from this experience
  • a writing sample, e.g. a relevant policy/ briefing paper.

Please note that due to the high amount of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Call for a Policy Fellow in Social Affairs

SOLIDAR is looking for a policy fellow in the Social Affairs pillar who can start as soon as possible for a duration of 6 months. This fellowship programme is open to students in the final phase of their Masters and recent graduates looking for an experience in a dynamic and international working environment, a learning experience on the development of EU policies in Brussels and their impact on the national level, as well as insights into how policy advocacy in Brussels is shaped.

 

Key tasks:
Within the fellowship programme related to Social Affairs, fellows will have an opportunity to analyse the impact of {{EU social and employment policies and EU migration policies}}. In particular, in the framework of the [Social Progress Watch->http://www.solidar.org/Active-Inclusion-Social-Progress.html] and the [Social Progress Lab->http://www.solidar.org/Together-for-Social-Europe,1868.html], fellows will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of a new vision for Social Europe. 

 

The fellowship program is under the form of “La convention d’immersion professionnelle” registered under Belgian law. The position foresees the allowance of approximately 750 Euro per month. Preference will be given to scholarship holders (University, EU or other grants).

During the programme, fellows will be expected to make substantive contributions to:

  • Monitoring of EU policy impact with SOLIDAR members and partners;
  • Developing the new methodology and briefing papers and desk studies about the social situation in EU Member States in the framework of the SOLIDAR Social Rights Monitor;
  • Organising visibility and advocacy activities presenting the findings of the policy monitoring process (e.g. bilateral meetings with policymakers, conferences, roundtables).

 

Key skills and competences:

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Ability to write briefing papers and monitoring reports as well as news articles
  • Proven familiarity with EU policies (in particular EU employment and social policies, migration policies and fundamental rights)

 

If you are interested in participating in the SOLIDAR policy fellowship programme, please send:

  • your CV in Europass format
  • a one page cover letter (subject: ‘Social Affairs Fellowship’). The cover letter should clearly state: why you think you are suited for this position, and what are your objectives/learning outcomes expected from this experience

to [Eva-Maria Schneider->eva-maria.schneider@solidar.org] by Monday 4 June 2018.

 

Please note that due to the high amount of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.