Policy Advisor

Open-ended Contract


Brussels, Belgium

Start: September 2024
Application deadline: 15 July 2024

Purpose of the role

To contribute hands-on to the monitoring and analysis of policy developments in the EU Institutions of relevance to the interests of the EU fuels manufacturing and marketing industry. Support the making of the industry association’s advocacy strategies and plans.

The role involves carrying out advocacy towards the EU institutions, coordinate the work of member companies on specific policy issues, internal reporting and communications under the supervision and guidance of the Senior Policy Executive.

Who are we?

FuelsEurope is the advocacy division of the European Fuel Manufacturers Association (based in Brussels) that currently represents the interests of 40 companies operating refineries, and units producing renewable and low carbon liquid fuels in the EU. Members account for almost 100% of EU petroleum refining capacity and more than 75% of EU motor fuel retail sales.

It represents the industry with the EU Institutions, and aims to promote economically and environmentally sustainable refining, supply and use of petroleum products as well as renewable and low carbon fuels in the EU, by providing input and expert advice to the EU Institutions, Member State Governments and the wider community, thus contributing in a constructive and pro-active way to the development and implementation of EU policies and regulations.

What do we offer?

  • Open-ended contract (contract with undefined period);
  • Competitive salary package complemented with fringe benefits (pension scheme, hospitality insurance etc.);
  • Inclusive, international and dynamic multicultural work environment;
  • Developmental challenges and assignments;
  • Enhanced work life balance (2 days working from home/week, sliding working hours system etc.).

What do we expect from you?

General responsibilities

  • Developing, representing and advocating the position of FuelsEurope, related to the assigned portfolio, towards EU Institutions and other stakeholders;
  • Monitoring and analysis of EU policy and legislative proposals potentially relevant to the EU fuels manufacturing and marketing industry in one or more policy areas (energy, climate, environment, chemicals);
  • Helping with the coordination of the contributions and views of Member Companies and develop proposals for advocacy positions and strategies in line with our Clean Fuels for All strategy and recommendations regarding the decarbonization of transport and the contribution of the EU Fuel Manufacturing Industry to the European Green Deal targets;
  • Establishing and growing a contact network in the EU institutions;
  • Proactively contributing to the development and maintenance of the association’s evergreen knowledge of the policy and legislative procedures in the EU Institutions;
  • Proactively collaborating, aligning and contributing with peers within the association’s Advocacy and Communication Teams;
  • Building and reaching out whenever necessary to a network of internal and external key stakeholders in support to the association’s advocacy.

What is your professional profile?

Education & Experience

  • University graduate with strong interest in politics, institutional affairs and technical matters;
  • 5 years or more working experience, including exposure to EU Institutions in particular the EU Parliament, with knowledge of the EU institutional procedures (co-legislative and adoption of secondary legislations);
  • Proven ability to analyze, summarize and pick out essential elements of texts, often containing technical elements;
  • Experience of trade association and/or the energy sector would be an advantage.

What is your report line? You will report to the Senior Policy Executive.

To apply, please send your CV, motivation letter and 15 seconds introduction video (optional) to: recruitment@fuelseurope.eu mentioning “FuelsEurope Policy Advisor” in the subject of your e-mail.

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