28 Jan 2024

JOB VACANCY: Digital Sustainability Policy Officer or Manager

Who we are

DIGITALEUROPE represents 45,000 companies from the digitalising industry in Europe, comprising corporate and 41 national associations in European countries.

Our mission is to foster a business, policy and regulatory environment in the EU that nurtures and supports the digital and digitalising industries such as health, manufacturing, banking and green tech, and a society that prospers from the jobs we provide, the innovation and economic benefits we deliver and the societal challenges we address.

DIGITALEUROPE’s Digital Sustainability Policy Group covers four big sustainability policy areas that are internally divided into four Working Groups: chemicals, eco-design, waste and responsible business conduct. Working Groups focus on technical ICT product compliance topics in the field of sustainability (EU regulatory product policy framework). To support colleagues working in these areas, we are looking for a full-time Policy Officer or Manager (permanent contract, depending on the candidate’s experience).

As the leading trade association in the field of digital technologies and digitalising industries, we are looking for a motivated, pro-active candidate who is full of ideas that can help drive the organisation forward. You will join a dynamic, diverse, fun, and respectful international work environment with opportunities to further grow and develop.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate the daily work of the Working Groups.
  • Drive consensus in the group and support in the development of position papers and other materials, including research and analysis.
  • Monitor EU and national policy developments of relevance.
  • Prepare and implement outreach and communication activities, build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders.

Required competencies and skills

  • Three to five years’ work experience in a policy, advocacy or government role, preferably in environmental policy
  • Having an interest in technical product compliance and governance
  • Knowledge of the EU decision-making processes and key stakeholders
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken – other languages are an asset
  • Strong integrity and organisational skills
  • Being able to set clear priorities and drive towards concrete results, based on consensus among a diverse membership
  • Ability to synthesise policy documents, identifying relevant key points, facts and statistics to help explain complex policy topics to broad audiences in a concise way.
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced and culturally diverse environment, with competing priorities and workloads.
  • Familiarity with ICT/digital sector is an asset.

We offer

At DIGITALEUROPE we foster a collaborative culture where each individual can identify their strengths and grow in their career. We encourage taking initiative and developing a vision for a strong digital Europe.

DIGITALEUROPE is one of the largest trade associations in Brussels with an office of over 50 people. Our staff comes from over 30 nationalities and speaks 37 languages with equal gender representation. We offer a permanent contract with a competitive salary package.

Why Join Us?

At DIGITALEUROPE, you are simply encouraged to bring your true self to work.

Our culture promotes innovation through diversity, collaboration through openness, and impactful results through a shared mission.

Explore a workplace where your ideas matter. With personalised learning experiences, we support your growth, ensuring you achieve maximum impact.

Join us to build an inspiring and energising career where you’ll never stop growing.

Contact & Application Process

Interested candidates should send a CV and a short motivation letter by 15 July 2024 via this application form.

Based on the volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. The expected starting date is as soon as possible.

For any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Federica Tondo at federica.tondo@digitaleurope.org.

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