Senior Policy Adviser

Confcommercio-Imprese per l'Italia
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 02

Position description

Confcommercio-Imprese per l'Italia - the Italian General Confederation of Enterprises, Professions and Self-Employment - counts more than 700,000 enterprises, making it the largest employer organization in Italy. Our Delegation to the European Union, based in Brussels, is seeking for: Senior Policy Adviser.

Main tasks:

  • Monitoring and assessing the EU legislative and policy activities;
  • Candidates must have experience in one of the following areas:
    • Competition, Internal Market, Trade, and Agrifood;
    • Economic and financial affairs (Credit, investment, digital payments);
    • Green transition;
    • Employment and social affairs, Digital Transition.
  • Keeping the System informed of the activities at EU level in these areas;
  • Drafting position papers and policy briefs;
  • Representing the interests of Confcommercio to institutional stakeholders (e.g. Officials of the European Commission and Permanent Representations in Brussels, MEPs);
  • Liaising with non-institutional stakeholders (companies and associations) in the relevant sectors;
  • Participating in EuroCommerce working groups;
  • Supporting the organization of events.


  • Italian mother tongue;
  • Master's degree in law, international relations, political science, or economics;
  • Detailed knowledge of EU Institutions and decision-making process;
  • Minimum 3/5 years of experience in Public Policy or Government Affairs roles, preferably in consulting firms, companies, trade associations or EU Institutions;
  • Previous experience in one of the EU Institutions is an advantage;
  • The ability to work on files both independently and as part of a team;
  • Proactivity and strong analytical skills;
  • The ability to communicate effectively both in writing and in person and excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Fluency in English is essential; any other language is an advantage.

Application instructions

Interested candidates should send a CV and a cover letter (maximum two pages) in English or in Italian by EMAIL ONLY to [email protected].

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