Economist (traineeship) - Tenders Global

Economist (traineeship)


Who we are

EPPA is a specialized management consultancy that creates value for its clients by helping them to manage risks and opportunities arising from the ever-changing European political, regulatory and socio-economic landscape. Established in 1987, EPPA is a respected multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural consultancy with a pan-European reach. Our impressive track record in resolving major challenges related to public policy, regulatory affairs and societal issues is founded upon our in-depth knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the European and national political interface.Our unique approach focuses on creating a constructive dialogue with policy-makers; a dialogue that is cognizant of Europe’s rich cultural diversity. We work with all industry sectors, although we are particularly recognized for our work in the fields of agriculture, food & beverages, chemicals, energy, financial and other services, transport, ICT, as well as competition issues. Our clients are mostly multi-national companies but we also serve European or national industry federations and public authorities from outside the EU. 

Job DescriptionWe offer a 6-month traineeship position for a Junior Economist to assist us in the following areas:·Contribution to developing costs & benefits analysis (CBA) methodologies.·Perform qualitative and quantitative assessment of policy options of different nature.·Collecting data from relevant databases (Eurostat, OECD, FAO, etc.).·Conducting peer reviews of publicly available studies (notably in the areas of environmental and health economics).·Contributing to the drafting Socio-Economic Analysis (SEA).·Monitoring EU policy developments in different areas.·Overall support to partners and associates. 

Profile Required·Master’s degree in Economics, with a strong quantitative background. This is a must.·Interest in EU decision-making and EU public affairs (knowledge of EU institutions, governance and politics is a plus).·Ability to think in an abstract way. Strong skills in microeconomics and industrial organization.·Good understanding of statistics and finance reports.·Good academic record and proven writing skills.·Excellent English (written and oral).·Good research and analytical skills, good organizational and diplomatic skills, good communications skills – both oral and written.·Team player, self-starter, entrepreneurial spirit, attentive listener and networker.·Used to work in multinational team (e.g., Erasmus, multi-national master abroad, stage/internship in international organization or team).·Experienced user of Excel and PowerPoint.·Previous professional experience: not required.

We Offer·A competitive 6-month traineeship remunerated contract aligned with EU institutions.·An international, intellectually stimulating, working environment.·The opportunity to develop deep knowledge on how consultancy and EU public affairs work and to develop networks in this field.

How to ApplyTo apply, please send your CV, a short cover letter, as well as Bachelor’s and Master’s transcripts (with lists of subjects and marks) to [email protected] further information on the company, please visit




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