Junior Scientific Officer

The European Recycling Industries Confederation (EuRIC) AISBL is a Brussels-based association, bringing together the national associations from 20 EU and EFTA countries and representing the interests of companies collecting, recycling and trading a variety of materials for recycling. 
EuRIC has an opening for a position of Junior Scientific Officer.
  • Assess EU environmental and chemical legislation, standards and Best Available Techniques Reference document (BREFs) relevant for recycling activities (in particular the waste, CLP, IED and REACH legislation);
  • Be able to process significant volumes of environmental data used for law making purposes;  
  • Provide scientific guidance to Members on regulatory impacts ensuing from EU legislation, standards and BREFs; 
  • Support the development of position papers and their advocacy;
  • Interact with the EU institutions and stakeholders.
  • University degree in environmental sciences, chemistry, biology or engineering;
  • Highly motivated candidate with an entrepreneurial mindset;
  • Ability to prioritise work, deal with a variety of topics with strict deadlines and progressively work independently; 
  • Strong inter-personal skills;
  • Proven computer literacy (Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Fluent in English. Any additional European language is an asset;
  • A prior experience working around EU institutions would be a plus.
We offer
  • A one year contract, supported by a founding Member, with excellent long-term prospects for the right person
  • A competitive remuneration
  • The opportunity to work for a dynamic industry in a multicultural environmental
Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.
Please send your CV and letter of interest (1 page each maximum) by no later than 24 October 2016 to Mr. Emmanuel KATRAKIS, Secretary General: euric@euric-aisbl.eu