ACI EUROPE - Airports Council International

General Counsel

ACI EUROPE - Airports Council International

Brussels, Belgium

We’re on the look-out for a General Counsel to work under the guidance of and reporting of the Director General and the Deputy Director General.


  • To promote, through ACI EUROPE, the interests of some 500 European airports to legislators, regulators, the press and the public;
  • To contribute to the well-functioning, the development, the evolution/transformation of ACI EUROPE by ensuring the organisation’s compliance with all legal requirements and procedures under Belgian law as well as the maintenance and compliance with its own statutory & governance rules;
  • To provide the best possible service to the members of ACI EUROPE, in particular as regards the monitoring and provision of information and legal analysis service to members in respect of certain European legislative, regulatory and co-ordinating bodies;
  • To assist in the formulation of ACI EUROPE policy;
  • To represent ACI EUROPE policies to European legislative and non-legislative bodies, and to other international fora.


  • Belgian legal background & 10-15 years of legal/corporate experience (corporate lawyer) coupled with a good understanding & knowledge of EU affairs;
  • Good understanding of Belgian corporate law and business practices;
  • Genuine interest in civil aviation;
  • Self-starter capable of judging when and how to take initiatives best suited for the relevant legal & policy context;
  • Highly developed communication, presentation and social skills, including the ability to communicate in a multilingual and multicultural environment;
  • Ability to originate and produce high quality, coherent, reasoned and convincing written legal & policy materials;
  • Ability to work in a Team, listen to others, foster compromise, convince and reach consensus;
  • Preferably French or Dutch native. Fluent in English both written and spoken.

To the right candidate, ACI EUROPE will offer a very attractive package. Please e-mail your CV (no more than 2 pages) with a one page cover letter (in English) and any relevant supporting material to:

Application deadline: 05 July 2024

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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