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European Affairs Officer

Irish Co-operative Organisation Society

Full time |  Permanent  |  3 year -   6 year  |  Salary type not mentioned Salary not mentioned  |  1 Jobs  | English

Job Description

The Irish Co-operative Organisation Society Ltd (ICOS) is the central representative organisation for farmer controlled co-operative businesses in Ireland. Our members play an important role in all aspects of the Irish Food Industry with combined sales of over 13 billion Euros in 2014.

A highly motivated, articulate European Affairs Officer is now required. The person appointed will:


•Provide information on European policy and related issues to ICOS and our member co-operatives
•Contribute to policy development
•Represent the policies of ICOS and its member co-ops to European Institutions and other organisations
•Liaise with the members of ICOS on European matters
•Act as a link between ICOS (and our member co-ops) with European businesses and organisations

The person appointed will be based in Brussels and will be responsible for the Brussels office of ICOS.

You should:
•be a graduate in a relevant discipline
•have very good communication skills
•have a good knowledge of agriculture and public policy
•be competent in a second working language of the EU
•have knowledge and experience of the workings of EU institutions

A detailed job description is available on the ICOS website www.icos.ie

Closing date for applications is 10th May 2016.

Please include your contact details and a CV with your application.

Role

A highly motivated, articulate European Affairs Officer is now required. The person appointed will: •Provide information on European policy and related issues to ICOS and our member co-operatives •Contribute to policy development •Represent the policies of ICOS and its member co-ops to European Institutions and other organisations •Liaise with the members of ICOS on European matters •Act as a link between ICOS (and our member co-ops) with European businesses and organisations

About Us

The Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) is a co-operative umbrella organisation that serves and promotes commercial co-operative businesses and enterprise across multiple sections of the Irish economy. Our mission is: Generating leadership, competitiveness and value through stronger co-operation and world class service. ICOS member co-operatives collectively have over 150,000 individual members, employ >12,000 people in Ireland (a further 24,000 abroad) and has combined turnover of >€13 billion. Starting from agriculture co-op roots, and the vision of our founding President, Sir Horace Plunkett in 1894; ICOS today has evolved to serve the co-operative sector in seven core categories, namely: • Advisory and Education Related Co-ops • Community Oriented, Culture & Leisure Co-ops • Food, Fishing & Beverage Co-ops • Livestock Sector Co-ops • Multipurpose Dairy Co-ops • Store, Trade & Wholesale Co-ops • Service Related Co-ops

Qualification

Graduate in a relevant discipline

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