Junior Policy Analyst (Environment)

FiscalNote Europe

Brussels, Belgium 🇧🇪

Thank you for your interest in this position with Fiscalnote EU Issues Tracker, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FiscalNote. The recruitment for this role is being managed by FiscalNote’s Recruiting team (parent company), so you are in the right place! Please continue to review this opportunity and apply at your interest. We are excited to review your background. Thank you!

About the Position

FiscalNote Europe is looking for a Junior Policy Analyst to join its office in Brussels. You will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on EU policy in the area of environmental policy to ensure that our clients are up to date with the latest developments. With this portfolio you will be working on key strategic environment files including the EAP and Circular Economy. This includes policy on waste and recycling, air and water quality, environmental noise and forestry. It also includes regulatory focus on eco-labelling, ecodesign and GPP. As an Policy Analyst, you will also gain further experience in understanding EU procedures and environmental issues at a more in-depth level. We will also provide you with continuous training and support to develop your skills and understanding of EU affairs.

About the Europe Policy Team

Fundamentally aligned with FiscalNote’s core mission of connecting the world to its governments, the EU Issue Tracker team helps its clients to identify regulatory opportunities and threats in the EU. Delivering objective, structured and accurate near real-time EU legislative and regulatory tracking and horizon-scanning, our clients gain a systematic edge in regulatory monitoring. Our dedicated team of analysts work with Product and Business Development Teams in delivering the right EU data and analysis to our client base at the right time. Insightful and diligent, the EU Issue Tracker team works in a fast-paced continuous learning environment where teamwork and subject matter expertise are vital for producing the reliable, high-quality analysis we are known for. 

About You

You are passionate about EU affairs and eager to learn more. You are detail-oriented and able to pick up the main points quickly even in the most complex texts. Time management and structuring yourself to be able to manage several tasks simultaneously is something you take pride in. You are a team player, who can step in and help others while not being afraid to ask for assistance yourself. Being part of a young and international

What to Expect in this Position:

  • Carry out EU regulatory monitoring tasks in the area of EU environment policy
  • Learn how to harness technology to improve intelligence gathering
  • Gain in-depth knowledge about the EU environment legislation and policy and specific EU procedures
  • Deliver accurate and clear analysis to our clients
  • Provide input to Business Development Team and participate in internal projects
  • Working both independently and in a small team

What Sets You Apart:

  • Master’s in EU Law or EU Affairs/Politics
  • Good understanding of EU legislative procedures and regulatory processes
  • Knowledge of EU politics and policymaking
  • Ability to write policy briefings, flash reports, and long-form analysis to a consistently high standard
  • Experience working in EU public or regulatory affairs is an advantage
  • Knowledge/experience in the area of EU environment policy is an advantage
  • Native or equivalent written and spoken English, plus other EU languages
  • Enjoy being part of a young, fast-paced, and dynamic team