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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.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:59pm on Tuesday 19th June 2018