Environment Manager

Aerospace, Security and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD)
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    May 17

Position description

The Aerospace, Security and Defense Industries Association of Europe is currently looking for a proactive and experienced Environment Manager to join its international and dynamic team in Brussels. The role of the environment manager is to steer the ASD work in the field of EU and international environment legislation and initiatives, including assessing the impact on the sector. Knowledge of key environmental issues and understanding the functioning of the EU institutions will be highly valued. Starting date: as soon as possible.

About ASD:

ASD is the voice of European Aerospace, Security and Defence Industries, representing directly or indirectly (through our national association members) over 3,000 companies of all sizes from 18 European countries with 879,000 employees. ASD develops and advocates for common industry positions, with the objective to promote the competitiveness of the sector in times of fast technological and societal changes. The European Aerospace, Security and Defence Industries are a key enabler of a sustainable, technologically sovereign and resilient Europe. As high technology and strategic domains, they are global drivers of innovation.

The environment department of ASD strives to ensure sustainability of the aerospace and defence sector by reducing its environmental footprint.


Under the guidance of the ASD Civil Aviation Director, the Environment Manager shall:

  • Provide organizational support to the ASD Environment Commission and its working bodies such as the ASD REACH and Chemicals Management working group;
  • Monitor, assess and provide analysis to the ASD members on relevant political and legislative developments related to environment and climate change, including EU Green Deal & Fit for 55, REACH and other chemical related legislation, emissions, circular economy, and sustainable aviation fuels;
  • Coordinate the ASD input for the European aviation sector’s Destination 2050 decarbonization roadmap;
  • Coordinate ASD members activities in the global aerospace manufacturer association (ICCAIA) and ICAO environment related working groups;
  • Establish and maintain good contact with key stakeholders in the European institutions and global stakeholders;
  • Ensure synergies and cooperation inside ASD.


  • Master’s Degree with relevant experience in the field of environment;
  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience in the field of environment and/or EU affairs;
  • Understanding of REACH and/or the civil aviation sector is an asset;
  • Knowledge of the EU decision making is an asset.


  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and under high pressure;
  • Political sensitivity and awareness;
  • Good team player and interpersonal skills;
  • Proficiency in English;
  • Computer literate (very good Microsoft Office skills).

Application instructions

At ASD we strongly believe in inclusivity, fairness, and diversity. You will work in a truly international, dynamic environment with engaged and skilled colleagues of different nationalities in the heart of the EU quarters. We offer a full-time permanent job to start as soon as possible with an attractive employment contract, including a competitive salary and benefits, amongst other up to two days per week working from home option.

All applicants should send their CV and cover letter in English to [email protected], with the reference “Environment Manager”.

The closing date for applications is 31st May 2023.

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