Adviser, Commercial Relations (Food Supply Chain)

Adviser, Commercial Relations (Food Supply Chain)

EuroCommerce

Brussels, Belgium

EuroCommerce is a leading European business federation and the principal voice for retail and wholesale in Brussels (www.eurocommerce.eu). 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. In order to strengthen our leadership team, we are currently looking for a Adviser, Commercial Relations (Food Supply Chain).

The Adviser, Commercial Relations, works closely with the Director of Policy, Competitiveness & Commercial Relations, to support the development and implementation of EuroCommerce's strategies on food supply chain policies and issues the interests of the members on key policy activities. He/she is an important representative for EuroCommerce on those policy issues.

Your responsibilities

  • Assist the Director of Policy, Competitiveness & Commercial Relations, in delivering on the objectives for the competitiveness team, in particular with respect to the running of the supply chain committee, trading practices in business-to-business relations and agriculture;
  • This means in particular: ­
    • Conduct background research to support policy work and definition of positions;
    • Seek members' feedback on individual issues as necessary­;
    • Support the director in conducting lobbying and advocacy activities;
    • Monitor relevant policy issues, EP activities, etc. and reporting to members in coordination with the director;
    • ­Provide administrative support;
    • ­Attend meetings with EU institutions and other key stakeholders and represent EuroCommerce.

Your profile

  • 3 to 5 years professional experience, preferably in a EU public affairs position, and with a focus on agriculture or food policy;
  • Relevant university degree (in law, economy, political sciences);
  • Good knowledge of the dynamics and issues in the agri-food supply chain;
  • Sound understanding of the functioning of EU institutions and regulatory and policy processes;
  • Strong writing, presentation and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment with tight deadlines;
  • Proactive with the ability to work in autonomy;
  • A passion to develop and implement a lobbying strategy;
  • Ability to develop strong working relations with EuroCommerce members and other stakeholders;
  • Strong communication skills in written and spoken English; good knowledge of other European languages is an asset.

Please submit application to bastings@eurocommerce.eu.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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