Policy Director, Economic Growth and Sustainability Programme, GLOBSEC Policy Institute

Job description and responsibilities

Policy Design, Programme Management, and Representation

  • Serves as a policy entrepreneur who identifies opportunities for meaningful policy change and works towards insuring impact of the programme initiatives
  • Develops the programme of work and policy agenda on economic growth, leads key GLOBSEC initiatives in the relevant policy areas
  • Provides quality assurance of the programme’s economy and finance domain, including every written output, consultation and development of agenda relevant to the topics of economy
  • Develops and maintains relations and partnerships with relevant external stakeholders and partners – other think tanks, institutions, government representatives, thought leaders
  • Writes and edits publications and media outputs in the programme area
  • Delivers briefings in the field of expertise to relevant stakeholders (government representatives, business stakeholders, expert communities, and other)
  • Convenes private and public roundtables to communicate the relevant research agenda and findings
  • Advises on the development of economy and finance related streams and topics at GLOBSEC Strategic Forums


  • Designs and develops funding proposals and partnerships with key institutional and corporate partners on issues related to economy and finance
  • Develops relations with private and public donors

Leadership and Team Management

  • Oversees and mentors programme staff (managers and fellows)
  • Manages and guides associate fellows

Personality requirements and skills

  • A candidate is required to have at least 3 years of experience in think-tank, public sector, or relevant business enterprises in the field of economy and finance
  • Active participation and networking in the area of economic expertise (on personal and institutional level)
  • Track record in writing and editing expert publications on topics related to economy and finance (including global recession, inflation, monetary and fiscal policy etc.)

Work arrangement:

  • While GLOBSEC’s main office is located in Bratislava, remote work is possible with visits to Bratislava when needed


Please send us your CV together with a motivation letter and a list of relevant publications on economy and finance related topics to [email protected] by 31 July 2022. Suitable candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis.

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