Sunday, May 27, 2018

Various Training Positions (EU policy focus) - Non-Key Expert


Jun 11, 2018
English, French
Opportunity type:
Contract - Less than 4 months
Minimum work experience:
From 10 years
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Expected starting date:
Jan 8, 2019
B&S Europe - Business and Strategies Europe S. A. (Belgium)



 BUSINESS & STRATEGIES IN EUROPE S.A. is an international consulting firm based in Brussels since 1991 and member of the GOPA Consulting Group. Our company provides implements technical assistance projects worldwide for different public sector clients, such as the European Commission.
Last December B&S Europe, in consortium with AERIC INC (The Conference Board of Canada – CBC), was awarded the EU-funded project: "EU Policy and Outreach partnership in Canada" ( )
The overall objective of the project is to support the achievement of the EU's policy objectives through strategic public diplomacy [JB emphasis]  activities in Canada that engage meaningfully with opinion leaders, decision makers and relevant stakeholders.
Job Description
We are looking for experts to provide short term trainings on the following topics. 
  • EU Trade Policy
  • EU Security and defence policy
  • EU Sanctions
  • EU efforts/policy on Climate change
  • Human rights/EU development and humanitarian assistance
The experts should have a deep understanding and knowledge of the EU's institutional architecture, functioning and policies, as well as be able to provide relevant, updated and efficient information on the EU, particularly on the above subjects.
  • University degree. Specialization in the following: development studies, European politics, international relations, security studies, law (European, international, human rights, trade etc.), environmental studies/climate change, business or trade, and related programmes, would be considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English and/or French.
  • At least 5 years of post-university work experience focused on one of the topics
  • At least 3 years of work experience for or related to the EU
  • Experience delivering training sessions/workshops will be considered an asset.
  • Ability/willingness to travel to Canada for approximately, indicatively between Autumn and Winter (dates tbc).

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