The Equinet Secretariat, based in central Brussels, is seeking to recruit a Legal and Policy Officer.
We are looking for a person who will support the legal and policy team with legal and policy expertise, planning and organising meetings, monitoring equality, non-discrimination and human rights law and policies, and supporting the development of Equinet outputs. For more information, download the job description below.
What we offer
One year full-time contract, subject to confirmation of annual funding, with prolongation of the contract beyond 2020, subject to funding.
Candidates should have a relevant degree in law, possiblty with a focus on non-discrimination, equality and human rights. Candidates will be shortlisted for an interview on our premises based on the relevance of their background for the position, their expressed motivation for the tasks and responsibilities at hand and their understanding of legal challenges in the equality and non-discrimination fields.
Interested candidates are invited to send their latest CV (in a suitable format) and the application form filled out. Reference letters will not be read. Copies of certificates and diplomas are not necessary.
Send your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(with subject line: Application - Legal and Policy Officer)
Deadline to apply: 11 November
Proposed interview time: 5-6 December
Starting date: January 2020
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Equinet is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equal opportunities for all irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, race or ethnicity, age or disability. With a view to contributing to full equality in practice and compensating for disadvantages, Equinet applies positive action measures.
Taking into account the Equinet Secretariat team composition, in case of equally qualified and suitable candidates, Equinet will choose the person with a minority ethnic background and/or a disability unless there are other factors that should tilt the balance in favour of the other candidate(s).
Any personal data you are asked to transmit to Equinet for the purpose of your application will be processed in compliance with REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 of the European Union. It will only be processed for the purpose of your traineeship application by Equinet and will not be shared externally under any circumstance.
Applications from non-retained candidates will be destroyed and applications from selected candidates will be processed in the best achievable conditions of confidentiality. They will be securely archived for one year before destruction and made accessible only to the HR managers (i.e. the Finance and Administration Officer and the Executive Director).
Please note that during the application review process, due to capacity constraints within the Secretariat, your application might be reviewed (in addition to HR managers) by another senior employee at Equinet.
Should you disagree with this, please let us know at the time of application.
By sending your application without further instruction from your side regarding the processing of your personal data, Equinet will understand that you agree with the general data processing procedure explained above. In case you would like your personal data to be treated differently, please explain it in your application email. Any further enquiry regarding personal data processing can be sent to email@example.com.
Every applicant can at any time request to access, rectify, restrict or wholly object to the processing of their personal information Equinet might be in possession of by sending an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org.