EU Affairs & Policy Director

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16 Dec 2021

Kellen is the leading professional services firm dedicated to creating, managing and advising EU and global trade associations and interest groups. Kellen Brussels is managing EUROBAT and is currently offering an exciting position for an EU Affairs & Policy Director.

Job description

The EU Affairs & Policy Director will be a member of the EUROBAT client association team operating in the environment, transport and energy sectors. The position is based in our Brussels office.

He/she will have a variety of roles:

  • Leading the development of public affairs strategies and regulatory programs on EU Affairs and Policy for EUROBAT, the Association of ‎European Automotive and Industrial Batteries Manufacturers; ‎
  • ‎Managing internal EUROBAT working groups and task forces for example on Batteries Regulation and Environmental Health & Safety policies;
  • Representing EUROBAT in relevant fora in EU legislative and regulatory discussions;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders (EU institutions and other policy stakeholders);
  • Be part of the staff leadership team for EUROBAT;
  • Have a high degree of visibility externally and the opportunity to have high-level contacts internally with the members;‎

Profile

  • Master’s degree level;
  • At least 5-7 years’ experience in public and regulatory Affairs in the environment, health & safety sectors;
  • Excellent knowledge in EU policy & regulatory affairs, with knowledge of Batteries Regulation as a plus
  • Experience with the EU policy-making process and in working with trade associations in renewable energy, storage, metals or transportation;
  • Very good writing, communicative and presentational skills;
  • Computer literate (MS office, web-based tools);
  • Excellent written and spoken English, other languages are a plus;
  • Self-starter and strong team player, quality and result oriented and willing to work in an international environment.

We offer:

  • An attractive base salary and remuneration package commensurate with experience;
  • A combination of office and home working after the first months of onboarding
  • An international working environment with a leading firm;
  • Continuous training and professional development;
  • A position with a high degree of visibility in policy discussions, driving the future of decarbonisation.

Application process: Please send your CV and cover letter explaining your experience preferably by November 30th by e-mail to: Bénédicte Lambert at recruitment@kellencompany.com (ref: vacancy Association Manager – November 2021). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information on Kellen: http://www.kellencompany.com/brussels

Kellen will ensure that candidate’s personal data are processed as required by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) on the protection of natural persons with regards to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

 

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