14 Feb 2024

JOB VACANCY: Senior Manager for Digital Health Policy


DIGITALEUROPE is the leading trade association representing digitally transforming industries in Europe.

We stand for a regulatory environment that enables European businesses and citizens to prosper from digital technologies. We wish Europe to grow, attract and sustain the world’s best digital talents and technology companies.

Together with our members, we shape the industry policy positions on all relevant legislative matters and contribute to the development and implementation of relevant EU policies. Our membership represents over 45,000 businesses that operate and invest in Europe. It includes 109 corporations which are global leaders in their field of activity, as well as 41 national trade associations from across Europe.

Our DIGITALEUROPE vision for Digital for Health in Europe looks at the intersection of the health and tech communities.

Our fast-growing membership includes, on the one hand, a diverse community of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer, healthcare services and insurance companies. Which engages on the most important healthcare issues with leaders in platform services, data analytics, software, hardware, telecoms, semiconductors and cloud technology.

We have also developed a unique high-profile body, ‘DIGITALEUROPE’s Executive Council for Health’, which drives our unique insights into the digital transformation of healthcare.

We are looking for a motivated, proactive candidate who is full of ideas that can help drive the organisation forward and build a digital health community.

You will join a dynamic, diverse, fun, and respectful international work environment with opportunities to further grow and develop.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage the operation of DIGITALEUROPE’s Executive Council for Health driving thought leadership and high-level engagement.
  • Lead the work of the Digital Health Working Group and coordinate if needed other relevant working groups such as AI, Data and Privacy WGs.
  • Ensure the functioning of bi-monthly working group meetings and with senior staff to drive consensus in the group and support in the development of position papers and other materials, including research and analysis.
  • Be on top of EU policy developments of relevance in particular the implementation of the EHDS or other digital files affecting healthcare, i.e. AI and Data Acts.
  • Prepare and implement outreach and communication activities, build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Cooperate closely with our recruitment team to continue to grow our membership base and build a digital health community.

Required competencies and skills

  • Ability to collaborate and provide support to our policy team
  • Can demonstrate and learn an expertise on the digital and health issues
  • An expertise of the GDPR and function of the European Data Protection Board would be seen as an important advantage
  • Master level University education with 2+ years of relevant work experience is an advantage
  • Can track legislative movements in the EC, EP, and Council
  • Proven track record of driving thought-leadership and public speaking
  • Strong integrity and the ability to be a good facilitator handling different views
  • Self-driven and organised

What we offer

At DIGITALEUROPE, we foster a collaborative culture that allows individuals to identify their strengths and contribute to the advancement of digital transformation in public administration. We encourage initiative and the development of a vision for a digitally progressive Europe. Our organization offers a multicultural and multinational environment at the heart of Europe, with over 60 staff members representing over 30 nationalities. We provide a permanent contract with a competitive salary package.

How to apply 

Interested candidates should send a CV and a short motivation letter via the following LINK by 30 May.

Based on the volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. The expected starting date is foreseen as of 1 July 2024 or earlier if possible.  

30 Apr 2024 Position Paper
Contribution to public consultation on white paper on export controls
29 Apr 2024 Publication & Brochure
The Download: Funding Europe's Digital Transition - Investing in the future not the past
06 Mar 2024 resource
DIGITALEUROPE’s response to the Joint European Supervisory Authorities’ public consultation on the second batch of policy mandates under DORA
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