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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for European Public Affairs Manager with a consumer/FMCG business.

You will:

  • Monitor and analyse EU Brussels and country activities/developments. Support the team in developing a proper understanding of the political situation in specific markets, particularly following general elections or cabinet reshuffling;
  • Assess together with subject matter experts from business divisions possible impacts and identify opportunities to influence policy developments and legislative processes for the benefit of the company;
  • Keep the team and the businesses informed of political and regulatory developments and contribute to the drawing up of influencing strategies;
  • Support the development of consolidated company responses to European consultation/policy proposals and contribute to the crafting and delivery of lobbying strategies;
  • Monitor and analyse any progress achieved in the Brexit negotiations. Support the organisation’s policy and coordinating/preparatory activities in view of the UK leaving the EU in 2019. Engage with external stakeholders (public and private) to gather intelligence on positions and activities.

You will have:

  • Knowledge of the Brussels environment;
  • Experience in a public affairs/government relations role;
  • Fluency in English and another EU language, preferably French, German or Spanish;
  • Strong analytical and writing skills. Be articulate with the ability to understand large amounts of varied data, analyse and then communicate information with clarity;
  • A forward-thinking mind;
  • The ability to act with a high degree of credibility and confidence. Strong team player;
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to network internally and externally;
  • Drive and motivation.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Kas Rothwell by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote reference ‘203/18/PubAffairs’.

Processes are ongoing, and appointments will be made as soon as suitable candidates are identified and interviewed. You are encouraged to get in touch ASAP.

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Tuesday 19th June 2018