20 Jan 2020

Seeking a Senior Environmental Policy and Technical Regulation Manager

Job title

Senior Environmental Policy and Technical Regulation Manager



Job description

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.

We are looking for a Policy Manager/ Senior Policy Manager on sustainability policies and technical regulation, covering a range of different environmental policy areas such as substance, waste and ecodesign regulations.

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. We offer a dynamic and international work environment with opportunities to further develop.




  • Coordinate the daily work of a number of working groups covering sustainability issues and technical regulations related to the digital and consumer electronics sector.
  • Monitor EU and national policy developments of relevance to the DIGITALEUROPE membership. Topics include, but are not limited to, substance, waste and ecodesign regulations as well as responsible sourcing.
  • Drive consensus in the working groups and support in the development of position papers and other materials.
  • Prepare and implement outreach and communication activities, build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, and represent DIGITALEUROPE externally at events.


Required skills and experience

  • Master-level University education with 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in environmental policy, ideally also with experience in technical regulations
  • Good understanding of EU decision-making processes and key stakeholders
  • Understanding of the digital and consumer electronics sector
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken – other languages are an asset – and a proven track record of drafting positions papers, articles and speeches
  • Experience with working across borders in an international context
  • Ability to manage multiple issues and deadlines
  • Strong integrity and the ability to prioritize and focus



Recruitment process

Interested candidates should forward their CV and a cover letter to jobs@digitaleurope.org by 21 February 2020 at the latest.

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

The expected starting date is foreseen for early April.

Please note that for this position you should be eligible to work in Belgium.

Press Release 19 Feb 2020
EU Digital Strategy: A good start, now it is time to walk the talk
Press Release 17 Feb 2020
Europe’s digital sector calls for a budget that matches our ambitions
Policy Paper 12 Feb 2020
Ensuring a workable SCIP Database outcome: Information requirements to be proportionate and relevant to the recycling of electronics
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