Senior EU Affairs Consultant

KDC Conseil
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 17

Position description

KDC Conseil, a Brussels-based EU Public Affairs consultancy, is looking for a senior EU affairs consultant, ideally starting as of December 2021/January 2022.

The future Senior Account Manager will work independently and report directly to the Partners; he/she will have the responsibility to manage and develop a portfolio of 4/5 clients, including the following tasks:

  • Advising clients on ongoing and forthcoming EU policy developments as well as potential risks/ opportunities for the client’s business
  • Development and implementation of reputation and communication strategies
  • Elaboration, implementation and coordination of influence/ lobbying campaigns

In implementing these tasks, he/she will be assisted by one or two junior consultant(s) in our team.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline (Economics, Law, Political Science, International Relations, European Studies)
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional work experience, either within the European institutions or in a Public Affairs function (consultancy, industry, association)
  • Excellent understanding of the EU decision making process; existing network of contacts within EU institutions
  • Ability to think and act strategically; keen interest in business, public policy and EU politics
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently; capacity to manage one or two junior consultant(s)
  • Strong writing and analytical skills; attention to detail and highly organised; practical approach to problem solving; ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent written and spoken English and French; other EU languages will be considered as an asset
  • Professional experience in at least one of the following EU policies: energy, agriculture, transport
  • Good experience in the use of Twitter as a tool for digital advocacy
  • Mastery of the standard Microsoft Office computer environment, including MS PowerPoint

Practical arrangements:

  • The position is based in Brussels
  • Starting Date: December 2021/January 2022
  • Competitive package

Application instructions

Send your CV and motivation letter to [email protected] (Subject: SAM position).

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