(Junior) Adviser, Product Policy (Food & Non-Food)

(Junior) Adviser, Product Policy (Food & Non-Food)

EuroCommerce

Brussels, Belgium

EuroCommerce is a leading European business federation and the principal voice for retail and wholesale in Brussels (www.eurocommerce.eu). We are a team of 20+ policy and advocacy professionals working on a fascinating and diverse set of issues and projects for retailers and wholesalers. In order to strengthen our leadership team, we are currently looking for a (Junior) Adviser, Product Policy (Food & Non-Food).

Your responsibilities

  • Assist the Head of product policy in managing regulatory and policy issues of concern to the retail & wholesale sector in the field of food products (food information, nutrition and health, fisheries, organic production, etc.) and non-food products (consumer information, product safety regulation, chemicals issues, responsibility);
  • Monitor and assess key political and policy developments in these areas; prepare communications and briefings for members;
  • Contribute to the development of positions on specific issues and contribute to the development and implementation of advocacy plans;
  • In coordination with the Head of product policy, represent the organisation externally on a number of specific issues towards EU institutions, members, and stakeholders;
  • Provide administrative support to the two policy committees and the Head of product policy.

Your profile

  • 1-3 years of experience in a relevant role in EU public affairs, preferably in a retail or manufacturing company or association, dealing with EU policy issues;
  • University degree in a relevant field and a good understanding and high interest for product policy (food & non-food) and law;
  • A sound understanding of the functioning of EU institutions and regulatory process or eagerness to learn;
  • Strong communication skills in written and spoken English; good knowledge of other European languages is an asset;
  • Pro-active, dynamic and resourceful team player with demonstrable organisational and inter-personal skills appropriate to a multi-client and multi-stakeholder environment, and a learning attitude;
  • You are diligent and are capable to deliver results on time; you can adapt swiftly to changing priorities, tasks and needs, ability to effectively manage different projects and issues in parallel.

Please send your application to bastings@eurocommerce.eu.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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