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ActionAid International recruits an EU Corporate Accountability and Tax Justice Policy Officer

ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

DIRECTORATE/CLUSTER: Programmes & Global Engagement   

Position: EU Corporate Accountability and Tax Justice Policy Officer

Duration: Fixed Term Contract 1 Year

Location: Brussels Office   

AAI Grade: C / Local terms and conditions of employment will apply

Annual gross salary: 31,617 £

ActionAid is a leading international organisation, working with over 15 million people in 45 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice. Were amongst the first few international development organisations with our head office based in Africa. We also have offices right across Asia, the Americas and Europe. We believe the people whose lives our work affects should decide how were run. And thats what makes us different. We help people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice the Power in People.

 

Do you have experience of working on corporate accountability and/or tax justice and are passionate about creating change? Are you familiar with EU decision-making processes and EU influencing work? If yes, this role at ActionAid International is just the opportunity you need to make your mark and drive change. Join us as EU Corporate Accountability and Tax Justice Policy Officer.

 

As the Policy Officer you will help designing and implementing, in collaboration with ActionAid staff from affiliates and the Global Secretariat and under the responsibility of the EU Advocacy Advisor, ActionAid EU influencing work about corporate accountability and tax justice, including regulating finance. You will thereby contribute to ensuring EU policies in those fields contribute to human rights and sustainable development in the Global South. This will involve, gathering information on relevant EU policies and processes, connecting ActionAid Southern affiliates with EU processes as well as ensuring ActionAid is represented in relevant Brussels spaces.  You will also use opportunities to increase the visibility of our work on corporate accountability, tax justice and regulating finance, with EU institutions, the media and public. You will help track and communicate about the impacts of our work.

 

Ideally you will be an undergraduate and have previous experience of working on corporate accountability and/or tax justice, and previous exposure to EU influencing work.

 

Please visit our websitehttp://www.actionaid.org/jobs for further information.

 

Application Procedures

 

If you have the right skills and experience please send your CV and motivation cover letter by 12th June 2018 to hrworkspace@actionaid.org. Interviews are likely to be held w/c 18th June 2018. You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role.  To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in Belgium. 

 

If you do not meet all the essential criteria, please don't apply as we only invite candidates for an interview if they meet all of the essential criteria listed on the job description. In addition your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.

 

Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

 

ActionAid welcomes applications from all sections of the community and we promote diversity. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered.

 

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