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Junior Policy Officer (50%) (h/f)

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Geactualiseerd op 07 april 2021 via V.U.B.

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For almost 50 years, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel has stood for freedom, equality and connectedness. These values are strongly present on our campuses, in our students as well as our staff. At the VUB, you'll find a diverse collection of personalities: pure innovators and especially people who are 100% their authentic selves. With about 3.500 employees, we are the largest Dutch-speaking employer in Brussels, an international city with which we are all too happy to be connected, and around which our four campuses are located.

EUTOPIA is an alliance between the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the University of Gothenburg, CY Cergy Paris Université, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona, the University of Warwick and the University of Ljubljana. The universities work together and have different objectives on international level. The universities unite over 165,000 students, 30,000 members of staff, 90,000 international alumni and research centres in 760 areas. We are looking for a junior policy officer to support the emerging Human Resources-activities within EUTOPIA, which covers the following themes: a. Academic recruiting / training in selection practice b. Leadership model within EUTOPIA c. Mobility of staff and students d. Other topics in the pipeline: Analysis of possible models for a EUTOPIA HR strategy with sufficient support in the member universities; Alignment of assessment schemes for researchers/teams; Development of a blended learning environment starting from a talent philosophy. Your tasks as a junior policy officer will be: Formulating a policy regarding the different HR themes; In addition you will provide the necessary data to support the HR directors in the formulation of a policy regarding the themes as described above (inventory of working methods and summarize material); Preparing policy statements; Writing reports and taking responsibility of the diary; Preparing and maintaining contacts within EUTOPIA and with external partners like the European Commission; Scanning related activities in the EU and worldwide (public affairs); Organising events (virtual and face-to-face). You will work in close collaboration with the different EUTOPIA partners. You will join a high profile team of 6 HR-directors, spread in the EU and the UK. Telework will be the standard, with a lot of autonomy and responsibilities.


What do we expect from you? You have attained a master's degree or the equivalent through experience (a degree in HR or management is a plus); Experience in a HR role or in an work organisation is a plus; You are fluent in English; You have a good knowledge of the frequent MS Office tools (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); You are diplomatic, and succeed in obtaining approval for your vision through dialogue and by presenting well-grounded arguments; You like to work independently and you take initiative; You work effortlessly in a team; You are stress resistant and are not afraid to handle many cases (+ deadlines) at the same time. You are result driven and eager to learn and absorb new information.


Français : Bon
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Mr Belgium Stepstone

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