(Senior) Policy Officer

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20 Jun 2019

DEKRA is recruiting – as soon as possible – a highly-motivated full time (Senior) Policy Officer within its EU Group Representative Office in Brussels.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

You will be responsible for a key part of DEKRA’s political representation in Brussels, focussing mainly on:

  • overseeing a portfolio of policy developments that are of interest for DEKRA, mainly on automotive, transport, road safety, digital single market as well as product safety;
  • monitoring closely the development of these topics;
  • drafting position papers and reports;
  • liaising with relevant experts, both external and internal, and coordinating the internal working groups on policy matters;
  • representing the company’s interests towards external stakeholders and the EU institutions.

You will be part of a dynamic team based in the EU area close to the European Commission. We offer an international and varied work attribution as well as a good working atmosphere.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a candidate having completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree with a focus on European politics. The candidate should be a motivated self-starter, and an excellent communicator. The person we are looking for is creative, reliable, well-organized, resilient and should have the ability to work both independently and in a team setting.

The candidate should have a solid network in Brussels and demonstrate a sound knowledge of the EU decision making process, with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in EU affairs. We warmly welcome applications from candidates with more experience.

An excellent command of English as well as a very good level of German and French, both orally and in writing, are required. The knowledge of any further language is an asset.

About DEKRA:

Since it was founded in 1925, the DEKRA promise has been: We ensure the safety of human interaction with technology and the environment. Since then, DEKRA has become one of the world's leading expert organizations. DEKRA achieved revenues of around 3.3 billion € in 2018. The company currently employs around 46.000 people in more than 50 countries on all five continents.

On the road, at work and at home – DEKRA’s skilled experts create increased safety across all the key areas of life. The company has a clear and ambitious vision of the future. The vision for the company’s 100th birthday in 2025 is to see DEKRA as the global partner for a safe world.

The Group Representative Office in Brussels closely follows the policy areas of transport, internal market, energy and environment.

Please send your application to:

Mr Oliver Deiters, Head of Global External Affairs and Public Policy



The application should include:

  • Cover letter in English demonstrating your interest in the position
  • CV in English
  • Other relevant documents

We are looking forward to receiving your application.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline for application: Thursday, 20th of June 11:00 am. 

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