EU Monitoring Consultant – Environment

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Dods Group

EU Monitoring Consultant - Environment 2

Position description

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a highly-respected political intelligence team, providing market-leading intelligence services to ensure our clients stay ahead of political developments. We provide fast, focused, and comprehensive information and insight on the activities of the EU institutions, the EU member states and a variety of stakeholders to clients across a wide range of sectors.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong passion for EU affairs and may have acquired relevant experience in the environmental and sustainability sector. This is particularly beneficial as the portfolio encompasses a range of significant topics, including biodiversity, circular economy, waste management, and chemicals policies.

You’ll be part of a team of consultants, each of whom are experts in their respective policy areas and will be providing finger-on-the-pulse analysis to your clients within your sector on a daily basis.

About Dods Group Ltd

Dods Group Ltd is a leading political intelligence business covering the UK, EU, German and French markets.. We provide clients across the corporate, government and charity sectors with insight, intelligence and impact through our comprehensive suite of policy tools.

Our services comprise of three main elements:

  • Dods Insight – based in Brussels and London, our industry experts offer real-time analysis and impartial guidance on the latest policy developments and trends;
  • Dods Monitoring – our platform offers instant alerts and contextual insight from over 13,000 sources across the UK and the EU;
  • Dods People – the original “who is who” in politics, Dods Parliamentary Companion, was established in 1832. Today, our stakeholder management tools cover the UK and the EU, helping you identify and communicate effectively with key contacts.

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What are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • An in-depth knowledge of the European policy making process and previous experience of working in the European Institutions;
  • Strong organisation skills;
  • Ability to switch continuously between subjects;
  • A desire to help others;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels;
  • Flexible, quick thinker, highly organised and can deal with tight deadlines and a demanding environment;
  • Confident and proactive, prepared to take a hands-on approach;
  • Interest in European affairs/politics;
  • Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills;
  • An open-minded consultative approach;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Masters level of education in European or political studies;
  • Fluent English;
  • Knowledge of another European language.

Key responsibilities

The successful candidate will provide a first-rate political intelligence service to a well-established of clients. You will be responsible for the delivery of the monitoring service in your portfolio and managing the content related aspect of client management.

You will work to ensure the day-to-day delivery of the service and contribute to common tasks. Where required, you will work with other teams in the company on joint monitoring projects.

This includes:

  • Relevant client-facing experience maintaining an excellent service to clients;
  • Provision of timely and high-quality political insight and research;
  • Contribute to the development of our business through the delivery of successful trial periods with prospective clients in coordination with colleagues;
  • Contribute to common tasks to ensure the complete delivery of the monitoring service.

What’s it in for you?

Founded in 1832, you will be joining an organisation with a wealth of experience. Organisations have been turning to us for pertinent information on what’s going on in Government since we first published Dods Parliamentary Companion way back in 1832 and employees want to work with us to develop their careers. We are big on our people, our culture, and our values. We always look to go the extra mile for our employees and provide internal and external training as well as career development and growth.

Employee Benefits (Brussels)

  • 25 days leave (20 statutory days, plus 5 extra-legal holidays), plus bank holidays, with the option to buy an additional 5 days holiday per year;
  • 1 day off for your birthday!
  • Flexible, hybrid working environment which values work-life balance and gives you the option to choose how you best work – including 4 weeks to ‘work from anywhere’;
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave per year to support a charity of your choice;
  • Monthly lump-sum allowance to reimburse business expenses, dependent on level;
  • Lunch vouchers (€8 per working day, €1.09 employee contribution deducted through the payroll);
  • Hospitalisation coverage provided via AXA insurance;
  • Pension Plan with Integrale (currently 3% employee/3% employer contribution);
  • Eco-cheques of up to €250 per year (pro-rata to time worked);
  • An annual premium paid in June each year (pro-rata for part time workers) and dependent on cost of living per year;
  • Monthly contribution to public transport (if living 3kms or more from the office and upon receipts);
  • Monthly contribution for staff travelling by bike to work in Brussels (max 40km round trip);
  • 13th Month is paid at the end of the year and in pro-rata of occupancy at Dods Group Ltd;
  • Continual learning, professional development, and career progression opportunities, with up to 3 paid L&D days per year;
  • Employee assistance programme;
  • 4pm finish on Fridays;
  • Social activities, events and celebrations for you to connect with your team.

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