We’re hiring: Policy and Project Officer

Are you interested in higher education policy, but also enjoy working with IT and managing databases? Join EQAR’s small, dynamic and international team as our new Policy and Project Officer. You would be working on the new DEQAR CONNECT project, aimed at enlarging DEQAR‘s coverage and connectivity with other tools, as well as with applications by quality assurance agencies for registration on EQAR.

Location: Brussels (occasional travel within Europe required) – full time (38h / week) – start date: immediate

Your main responsibilities:

  • Analyse applications and reports by (registered and applicant) quality assurance agencies, supporting the EQAR Register Committee
  • Review and update information and guidance for agencies
  • Ongoing maintenance of DEQAR, in particular:
    • Monitoring submission of reports by agencies
    • Handling questions from agencies and end users
    • Maintaining the data on higher education institutions
  • Manage and implement activities of the DEQAR CONNECT project

Your ideal profile:

  • Experience or keen interest in European higher education policy
  • Prior experience in quality assurance of higher education or in a European or international environment is an asset
  • Outstanding organisational and communication skills
  • Excellent command of English, in particular in the drafting of official documents
  • Good IT skills and mastery of standard office applications (spreadsheet, word processing, presentation)
  • Understanding or experience in the field of databases (SQL), data tools and web technologies (REST APIs) is an asset

We offer:

  • Flexible working conditions in a small European organisation
  • Regular full-time employment contract under Belgian law
  • Additional benefits include lunch vouchers, cell phone and subscription, work laptop, office bicycle, complementary health insurance, supplementary pension scheme (group insurance)