Experienced EU Digital Policy Consultant

Political Intelligence
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 04

Position description

Political Intelligence (PI) is a public and regulatory affairs consultancy, with over 20 years of lobbying experience.

PI has offices in London, Brussels, Madrid, Edinburgh and Rome.

Our success is built on our people and the proof is in the longevity of our client relationships and their numerous public affairs successes over the years.

To us, honesty and openness are vital to building a solid working relationship. We love people that have a vison, give their honest opinion and we never look away from criticism- we learn from it! Our success is built on our people, at PI, we strongly encourage all team members to take responsibility, to be creative and to challenge ideas. Our horizontal hierarchy is about sharing leadership and solidarity. Our priority is for our client to love working with us as much as we love working with them!

Tech policy is in our DNA – since our founding, digital and ICT policy has been Political Intelligence’s core business. That said, with the economy digitalising at high pace over the last decade, we have been branching out into a wide range of sectors such as aviation, energy, mobility, circular economy, health, food and tourism.

Experienced EU Digital Policy Consultant

The consultant will be based in our Brussels office and will focus on digital policy, particularly in Data Protection, Privacy, and Cybersecurity. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work was several multinational tech companies and would be involved in creating strategies for Data Protection/Privacy policies as well as liaising and maintaining good relations with European policy makers.

Essential job functions

  • Manage work for key client accounts;
  • Design public affairs strategies and engagement campaigns;
  • Be on top of key policy debates in the main European institutions;
  • Develop political analysis and advice clients accordingly.

Your Profile

  • You have at least 3-5 years of relevant experience in digital and innovation policy preferably in institutions or prior work in EU public affairs;
  • You hold a university degree;
  • You have a detailed knowledge of the EU and institutions;
  • You are interested in being on top of policy issues in fast-moving sectors.

Your skills

  • You have excellent written and verbal skills in English, other EU languages is an asset;
  • You have strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret and analyse legislation, rules and regulations;
  • You are well organized and can handle multiple tasks independently;
  • You have excellent communication skills and can explain complex issues clearly and concisely;
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with a wide range of individuals and building good networks of contacts.

You will join

  • A young, dynamic multi-national team of consultants;
  • A job in the centre of Brussels easily accessible by public transport;
  • A growing company where you can learn new skills and where there is room for initiatives and creativity;
  • A positive and caring environment with strong team spirit atmosphere and sharing knowledge spirit;
  • Special Benefits – Flexible work hours, mobile subscriptions, extra holiday, training opportunities, etc.

Application instructions

In order to be considered for this position, the candidate must send a very short personalized covering letter (max 100 words), CV (max 2 pages) and his/her availability with the following reference "Experienced EU Digital policy consultant".

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