Competition, Consumer & Intellectual Property Policy Manager

Samsung Electronics Europe
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jul 01

Position description

Why Join our Team?

The European Public Affairs (EPA) Office monitors EU policy & law, including a variety of strategic advocacy activities towards the EU institutions.

The role of “Competition, Consumer & Intellectual Property Policy Manager” sits within the “Digital” Part of the “EU Policy” Group and will be responsible for all competition; consumer & IP driven EU initiatives, including in relation to the impact of EU competition (ex-ante & ex-post); consumer protection & IP policy on the: design; sale and maintenance of Samsung Electronics (SE) products and services.

EPA’s Digital Part is currently involved in monitoring and shaping various ongoing EU policy initiatives related to: privacy; security; safety; media; AI; competition in relation to the EU’s digital economy agenda. While your role will be focused on the EU’s non-competition; consumer & IP related initiatives, you will be expected to remain flexible to assist the Digital Team in other areas within their remit as necessary.

Beyond the Digital Part, EPA’s EU Policy Group also monitors and shapes various ongoing EU initiatives related to: sustainability & industrial policy. You will be expected to cooperate with these teams as necessary in relation to your: competition; consumer & IP focus.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor & sense future EU policies & laws that impact SE’s products & services;
  • Deliver clear information on such EU developments to appropriate HQ teams including Global Public Affairs (GPA) team on a regular basis;
  • Aid the development of SE’s positions on EU policy;
  • Advocate SE’s positions towards key EU policy makers and trade associations;
  • Explain finalised laws to HQ, GPA, legal & compliance teams to ensure effective handover for company preparation.

What we need for this role:

To be successful, you will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Clear understanding of the EU legislative process;
  • Ability to understand EU law and make an assessment of its impact on businesses;
  • Ability to find clarity in the EU legislative process and focus on priorities for the business;
  • Fully comprehensive written English that efficiently explains complex EU law in layman terms to aid business understanding;
  • Ability to build and shape campaigns in reaction to EU legislative developments;
  • Ability to manage various tasks/projects at once with other team members and ensure efficient delivery of goals;
  • Quick thinker;
  • High level of integrity;
  • Open to different ideas;
  • Persuasive;
  • Proactive and enterprising;
  • Ability to asses business goals and set: short; medium and long term priorities;
  • Have an approachable and open mindset to solve problems of the business;
  • Be adaptable to sudden change;
  • Be transparent to all team members in relation to daily activities;
  • University degree (essential);
  • Have at least 3 years experience in EU public affairs (essential);
  • Have experience of working in 1 of the EU institutions (desirable);
  • Have advanced knowledge of English (essential);
  • Have knowledge of 1 other European language (desirable).

What do we offer?

  • A career in a dynamic workplace with significant personal responsibility and attractive development opportunities;
  • Optimal support on your career path through learning & development and regular training opportunities;
  • An international company culture;
  • A competitive remuneration package including comprehensive benefits;
  • Flexible hybrid working;
  • An important role at Samsung; You can make a difference;
  • Becoming part of a fun, small and dynamic team in a big tech company;
  • A challenging and varied job with many personal responsibilities.

Application instructions

If you have questions, please send your inquiry to: [email protected].

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: [email protected].

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