Head Social Policy


Head Social Policy


Brussels, Belgium

EuroCommerce is a leading European business federation and the principal voice for retail and wholesale in Brussels. We are a team of 20 policy and advocacy professionals working on a fascinating and diverse set of issues and projects for retailers and wholesalers.

To strengthen our team and contribute to our policy work, we are currently looking for a Head Social Policy (employment law, labour market, skills, social dialogue).

The job is to manage social affairs – labour law, skills & education, social dialogue with trade unions – for EuroCommerce.

This involves:

  • Monitoring and analysing legislative and policy developments;
  • Formulating key positions and communication;
  • Reaching out to the European Commission, Parliament, and other EU institutions;
  • Organising meetings and events to advance advocacy and showcase the sector;
  • Engaging with members and managing the relevant committees and working groups;
  • Analysing trends related to the changing world of work;
  • Conducting (desk) research in these areas and communicating the results;
  • Managing the relationship with trade unions and the official social dialogue for the commerce sector;
  • Liaising with best-in-class organisations to continuously learn and improve, and enhance the profile of the sector as a people business and major employer in Europe.

Your profile:

  • 5-10 years of experience in a relevant role; passionate and energetic people with less experience are also advised to apply;
  • A good knowledge of the field: policies related to the social affairs, labour law, workers’ rights, industrial relations, skills and education;
  • A keen interest in EU political affairs and a good knowledge of EU decision-making;
  • Impeccably spoken and written English; other languages are an asset;
  • Well-organised, autonomous, dynamic, innovative, curious, and capable to work fast, deliver on time, and adapt swiftly to changing priorities;
  • Good team player, enjoying to work in a multinational environment, outgoing with strong interpersonal communication skills;
  • Computer-savvy and active on social media.

Please send your application to cv@eurocommerce.eu.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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