Senior Policy Adviser - Environment

AmCham EU
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Jul-16-2024
  • Posted
    Jul 05

Position description

AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe. AmCham EU facilitates the resolution of transatlantic issues that impact business and plays a role in creating better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters. Aggregate US investment in Europe totalled more than €3.7 trillion in 2022, directly supports more than 4.9 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.

Job Description:

The Senior Policy Adviser is responsible for the day-to-day management of AmCham EU’s Environment committee, which brings together business professionals from our member companies. He/she is focused on Sustainable Chemicals, Circular Economy, water among others and acts as a focal point for all related strategy and advocacy activities. Reports directly to the Policy Manager and works in close coordination with the team, in particular other policy advisers working on other sustainability policy areas.

Main tasks:

  • Develop close relationships with key EU and US officials and stakeholders;
  • Oversee the production and dissemination of policy papers and other advocacy materials;
  • Work collaboratively with Content, Communications and Operations teams;
  • Organise activities including meetings, conferences, seminars and delegations;
  • Research and disseminate information on focus areas for the membership; and
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance to members and colleagues on environmental policy matters.

Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of and interest in a range of environmental policy issues;
  • Work experience and proven interest in European and international affairs;
  • Strategic foresight and highly developed networking skills;
  • University degree in European affairs, environment, trade, politics, foreign affairs and/or international relations;
  • Excellent written communication skills, interpersonal skills and diplomacy;
  • Enjoys working in a dynamic and diverse team;
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills;
  • Computer literacy (particularly Word and CRM);
  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years* or more of professional experience.

Application instructions

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail with SENIOR POLICY ADVISER in the subject line.
Deadline for applications: Tuesday 16 July 2024, 12.00 CET.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

AmCham EU is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AmCham EU are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications and merits, without regard to race, ethnicity, colour, gender, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or beliefs.

*Title of position to be determined in relation to years of relevant experience.

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