Consultant – Food & Consumer Goods

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12 Dec 2021

DGA Interel EU, the European Public Affairs & Association Management Practice based in Brussels, is looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated consultant to serve the needs of our growing client base, in particular for clients active in the food & consumer goods sector.

Core responsibilities of the position :

  • Provide analysis, strategic recommendations and implement client projects taking into account broader business implications
  • Produce written materials, such as monitoring reports, policy briefings, position papers, powerpoint presentations, etc.
  • Prepare and execute advocacy programs and campaigns on behalf of clients and coordinate work of junior colleagues
  • Anticipate client needs and potential problems, effectively linking external developments to client interests, showing understanding of the clients’ businesses and issues
  • Take ownership of deliverables and ensure that client objectives are reached

Applicants for the position should fulfil the following requirements :

  • University degree or equivalent
  • 1 to 2 years of relevant professional experience in European Affairs; previous consultancy experience is an asset
  • In-depth knowledge of the EU institutions and decision-making
  • Excellent English, good knowledge of at least one other EU language
  • A team player, who enjoys working in international teams and with high work ethics
  • Creative and proactive, understanding the nature of this profession
  • Versatile consultant, curious to discover and understand new issues, eager to learn
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Experience and/or interest in the area of food and consumer goods policy (public health, consumer safety / protection, sustainable production and consumption etc) is a plus

The company offers :

  • A full-time contract, with flexible working
  • Additional benefits including pension scheme, hospital insurance, luncheon vouchers,…  
  • An exciting job with one of the market leaders in a young, dynamic, multi-cultural team
  • Access to training and other professional development opportunities.  

Deadline for applications:

Applications should consist of a CV and a short introductory email (no motivation letter required). They should be sent by 8 December 2021 to mentioning: Name + Consultant Food & Consumer Goods in the subject line.


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