14 Feb 2023

JOB VACANCY: Technical Policy (Senior) Manager


DIGITALEUROPE is the voice of Europe’s digital technology industry and one of the biggest trade associations operating in the heart of the European Union, Brussels. We want Europe to grow, attract, and sustain the world’s best digital talent and tech companies. To accomplish that mission, we represent corporate and national associations from all over Europe. We work together to foster a business, policy and regulatory environment that prospers from the jobs we provide, the innovation and economic benefits we deliver and the societal challenges we address. 


Job description

We are looking for a Policy (Senior) Manager who will be responsible for driving the association’s technical positions and activities in several areas, with an initial focus on standardisation and product compliance.

The prospective candidate should come from a solid legal background and have willingness and the ability to grasp the underlying complex technical and commercial aspects; or from a consulting/engineering background, with willingness and ability to translate complex technical and commercial aspects into impactful policy positions.


Key requirements for the role include

  • Master’s degree in engineering, law, economics or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ work experience in a relevant industry or governmental position. 
  • Experience in standardisation, conformity assessment and product compliance highly desirable. 
  • Well organised with a proven ability to multitask. 
  • Ability to build consensus and promote trust both externally and internally. 
  • Excellent research, writing and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to synthesise policy documents, identifying relevant key points, facts and statistics that help explain complex technical topics to broad audiences in a concise way. 
  • Excellent presentation skills, with experience of presenting to senior staff and external audiences. 
  • Excellent writing skills in English.  
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and culturally diverse environment, with competing priorities and workloads. 
  • Ability to consistently apply good judgment and make good and responsible decisions. 


    How to apply 

    Interested candidates should send a CV and a short motivation via this link by 12 March at the latest. 

    Due to the expected volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

    DIGITALEUROPE offers a permanent contract with a competitive salary package. Expected starting date is as soon as possible. 

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    DIGITALEUROPE response to the HEU Public consultation
    27 Mar 2023 Policy Paper
    Fostering cooperation in GDPR enforcement across Europe 
    20 Mar 2023 Policy Paper
    DIGITALEUROPE position paper on the proposed Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation
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