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European public administration

Policy officer (AD) - European Public Administration


EPA profile

To find out more watch the video from some of the officials who work with us in this area: Cindy (European Commission, DG INFSO), Lukas (European Commission, DG Energy) and Ioan (European Parliament, Human Rights).


EU institutions take decisions that affect 500 million people in 28 EU countries. As a policy officer you could:

  • draft policy analysis
  • implement projects and programmes of work across Europe
  • co-ordinate work across departments and with external stakeholders
  • closely support decision-makers
  • manage human and financial resources


Qualifications (indicative)

You must have:

  • a good command of at least 2 European languages (one of which must be English, French or German)
  • a degree (or be graduating this year) for entry at Grade AD 5
  • several years’ relevant experience, to join us at a more senior level (Grade AD 7).