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WANTED: Policy Advisor

NFU – the Nordic lobby organisation for trade unions in the finance and insurance sectors is seeking a driven, analytical and independent Policy Advisor for its team in Stockholm.

The position is a fixed-term study leave substitution, starting as soon as possible with a maximum continuation until June 30, 2020, with possible continuation.

As Policy Advisor you are responsible for a wide array of tasks relating to NFU’s key policy issues. You will drive NFU’s research and monitoring to support our knowledge build-up and political impact in close cooperation with your colleagues in NFU and the member unions. You share the fundamental trade union values and have the energy and desire to make a difference.

The position involves such concrete tasks as: initiating and producing policy analysis and research; driving and coordinating NFU activities with external stakeholders; maintaining and expanding a network of Nordic and European colleagues and contacts; and organising seminars, meetings and conferences within NFU. The position requires occasional travel.

NFU is a small but skilled secretariat working in an ever-changing international context. Therefore, the position entails significant responsibilities – but also great opportunities to influence the work of NFU and the contents of the position.

Qualifications: You have a university degree (for example in economy, political science or law) and relevant work experience. In addition to excellent command of a Scandinavian language (Swedish is spoken day-to-day in the Secretariat), working knowledge of English (written and spoken) is required. Experience from research and/or policy analysis is an advantage, as is knowledge of and interest in the trade union world and the financial sector.

NFU offers competitive wages and sound working conditions in a dynamic and international setting. NFU has a collective agreement – trade union representative is Ella Sjödin, +46 705 465 310.

Deadline and interview dates: Please send your application and your CV in English to General Secretary Arvid Ahrin, aal(a), no later than August 12. Interviews will be held in the last week of August in Stockholm. If you have questions about the position and NFU, please contact Arvid Ahrin: +46 708 522 443 or visit

We have considered available recruitment options and kindly ask not to be contacted by consultants or advertisers.

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