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CEFS is recruiting a Trade & Economic Affairs Manager for a full-time position. The Trade & Economic Affairs Manager will report to senior staff.


Working closely with CEFS senior staff:

·         Monitoring the regulatory evolutions on the EU trade policy (e.g., free-trade agreements, domestic policies of sugar producing countries, WTO-related matters, Green Deal related matters…)

·         Provide in-depth economic analyses on trade-related issues and other topics of relevance to CEFS’ work (statistics of the sector and others)

·         Preparing for next CAP post-2022

·         Digesting and reporting pertinent information to CEFS’ members

·         Coordinating internal work within CEFS working groups related to trade and sugar market (such as meeting preparation and follow up, consultations…)

·         Drafting positions on EU trade policy and market management and informative studies on trade and agricultural policy

·         Liaising with other stakeholder organisations

·         Preparing and handling CEFS’ interaction with EU institutions

Education, qualifications and personal skills

The successful candidate will have:

·         A Master’s degree in economics

·         5 years of experience working within EU institutions or in a trade association or consultancy

·         Excellent oral and written English skills. Fluency in German would be an asset.

·         Ability to simultaneously deal with diverse topics

·         Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

·         Rigorous, self-motivated team player with ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-national environment

We offer

A full-time open-ended contract with a competitive package.

How to apply

Candidates will send their resume and a letter of motivation (indicating the date at which you would be available to start working at CEFS) to CEFS Director General Marie-Christine RIBERA at no later than 16 April 2021. Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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The Company

Comité Européen des Fabricants de Sucre - CEFS

Industry Association


About The Job

Brussels , Belgium
Contract type:
Full Time
2-5 Years
Project Management

this job offer is not open for applications