The Political Analyst fulfils a supranational function within the EPP Group Secretariat and carries out the following functions and duties:
o Responsible (together with IT colleagues) for the development and maintaining of advanced IT tools on EP voting behaviour;
o Analysing and monitoring of plenary votes;
o Contributing to the long term vision of the EPP Group;
o Drafting political notes and presentations;
o Cooperation with the European People's Party (EPP) on the voting patterns and behaviour for the preparation of the European election campaign;
o Responsible (together with Press service) for maintaining a national election calendar updated on a monthly basis;
o Attending Working Groups' and the Group's meetings and liaising with colleagues on most important topics for the Group;
o Developing relations with think tanks and foundations;
o Attending conferences, seminars and meetings and gathering information on various experts.
The post of Political Analyst in the Secretariat of the EPP Group requires a high degree of availability, flexibility, good judgement, a methodical approach, discretion, adaptability to varying workloads as well as the capacity for teamwork in an international environment. Suitable candidates must, among other things, be capable of grasping wide-ranging problems and be able to respond rapidly to changing circumstances and communicate effectively.
Frequent travel outside the place of work is required, in particular several days per month in Strasbourg during the plenary session.