Policy advisor Public Affairs

Insurance Europe

in Brussels, Belgium, Deadline:7th Dec

Policy Sectors: Economic,

Organisation Type: Industry Association

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Insurance Europe
Insurance Europe is the European insurance and reinsurance federation. Through its 34 member bodies - the national insurance associations - Insurance Europe represents all types of insurance and reinsurance undertakings, eg pan-European companies, monoliners, mutuals and SMEs. Insurance Europe, which is based in Brussels, represents undertakings that account for around 95% of total European premium income. Insurance makes a major contribution to Europe's economic growth and development. European insurers generate premium income of over EUR 100bn, employ nearly one million people and invest almost EUR 400bn in the economy.

For our Public Affairs department, we are looking for a (m/f)

Policy advisor Public Affairs

Function
In this role, you will support the association’s public affairs and policy objectives. You will be responsible for monitoring and gathering intelligence on EU regulatory and policy developments. You will also be responsible for reporting internally and to members, support the development of position papers and actively implement lobbying activities. You will do so by ensuring effective cooperation and coordination with different stakeholders, and by developing and leveraging working relationships with the EU institutions. In addition, you will participate in a range of different meetings where you will actively promote the policy messages of the association.

 

Tasks

  • Monitoring and gathering intelligence on EU regulatory and policy developments of relevant to the European insurance industry
  • Analysing EU developments on a range of pre-defined issues
  • Regularly reporting internally and to members
  • Identifying and flagging up new key issues of potential relevance
  • Providing support for the development of the association’s positions and the implementation of lobbying activities.

Profile

  • Experience in EU affairs with excellent knowledge of EU policy making;
  • Good understanding of strategic and regulatory issues in financial services;
  • Able to work independently and in team;
  • Good organisational skills and capacity to identify key issues;
  • Very good analytical skills and proven ability to synthesise feedback;
  • Excellent drafting skills in English.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills;
  • An outgoing and dynamic personality.
  • Additional European language would be an asset.
  • University level education, preferably in an area related to law, economics or international relations;

Offer
We offer you a challenging and exciting position with Brussels as operating base. Temporary position for 10 months with a possibility for extension/permanent contract. full-time, competitive salary and excellent benefits.

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