Project Manager

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31 Jan 2022

About Metal Packaging Europe

Metal Packaging Europe ( is a Brussels-based industry association, which brings together manufacturers and their national associations, to promote the benefits of rigid metal packaging at European level. Metal Packaging Europe is composed of horizontal working groups, dealing with issues of relevance to all rigid metal packaging, and market-specific commissions, or product groups, where topics specific to the product group are discussed.

About the role: We are looking for a manager who would be responsible for coordinating the work of these product groups (currently Food, Beverage and General Line metal packaging).

Your tasks will include:

  • Managing projects/actions stemming from discussions in the product groups;
  • Liaising with external agencies re. studies/surveys etc commissioned by the product groups;
  • Being the link between the product groups and Metal Packaging Europe’s horizontal working group managers – in particular the European Affairs and Communication working groups;
  • Being the link between the Beverage can product group and the Country Groups at national level;


  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role;
  • A degree in Business Administration or similar;
  • Good understanding of current waste and packaging-related topics, including Extended Producer Responsibility, recycling targets, etc. Previous experience within FMCG companies, EU institutions or consultancies a plus;
  • Project management skills, strong leadership and result-orientated;
  • Ability to clearly and concisely express ideas/concepts, to adjust language and style to specific target audiences, and to deliver structured and convincing presentations;
  • Team player and able to multitask and prioritise;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent level of English, written and spoken. Knowledge of another European language is an asset;

The position is full time (5 working days from Monday – Friday).

MPE offers a competitive salary, commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

How to apply

Please send your CV (2 pages max.) and a short cover letter (1 page max.) to

The application deadline is on January 31st, 2022.

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