Saint-Gobain

Reference : VIE00032

VIE - EU Public Affairs Officer

  • Marketing
  • Belgium Wavre
  • VIE (European Citizens)
  • Posting date : 10/06/2021

Position description

Part of the Brussels based team, the EU Public Affairs Officer will support our advocacy and public affairs work. His/her responsibilities will include the following: • Monitoring and analysing policy developments in areas such as EU climate and energy, energy efficiency, circular economy and sustainable construction (non-exhaustive list); • Monitoring relevant EU institutional developments, stakeholder mapping; • Drafting internal briefings and newsletters; supporting the internal advocacy network activities; • Supporting our external positioning; • Attending external meetings (e.g. parliamentary committees or events); • Supporting the organization of events The candidate will benefit from the opportunity to better understand Saint-Gobain businesses, its regulatory environment and to enhance his/her knowledge of the EU decision-making process in the heart of Brussels.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Educational background: political sciences, economy, law combined with a good knowledge of the EU decision-making process. Knowledge of the EU climate, energy and building policies will be an asset • Experience: A relevant professional experience, for example in a think tank, association, consultancy or EU institution, is encouraged. • Skills: strong analytical and writing skills; ability to handle complex issues and communicate in a clear and convincing way; good interpersonal skills; autonomy; flexibility and initiative • Languages: English and French. Any other EU language highly appreciated

Additional Requirements

Please be aware that the VIE is a French government program open only to citizens of the European Economic Area* under 28 years of age. For more information concerning the V.I.E. program please visit www.civiweb.com. *27 Member States of the European Union including Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein and Monaco

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions for the construction, mobility, healthcare and other industrial application markets. Developed through a continuous innovation process, they can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life, providing wellbeing, performance and safety, while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and the fight against climate change. This strategy of responsible growth is guided by the Saint-Gobain purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”, which responds to the shared ambition of all the women and men in the Group to act every day to make the world a more beautiful and sustainable place to live in.
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