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Associate Consultant, EU Public Affairs (Health & Technology)
Our established and growing Health & Technology Practices in Brussels has an opportunity for an Associate Consultant to join our dedicated team!
Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and many of the top companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a majority women-owned business
The Associate Consultant should thrive in a fast-moving and intellectually challenging environment where a commitment to delivering consistent excellence in client service is a strong motivating force. She/he/they should demonstrate strong organizational capabilities, tactical ability and have strong written and oral communication skills.
The Associate Consultant is involved in day-to-day support of client assignments by monitoring institutional developments and/or media, conducting and analysing research on a variety of client-related issues or on business development efforts and by drafting materials for clients for both internal and external use. Associate Consultants are responsible for coordinating client meetings/events, delegating tasks to junior team members where appropriate and working on client deliverables under the supervision of a more senior team member.
By joining our team, you will be working with colleagues who are open, collaborative, diverse and curious. You will have an opportunity to follow your passion for health & tech policy and communications by working on topics such as digital health (including the European Health Data Space), and the broader digital economy (e.g. Data Act, data flows, cybersecurity). You will join us as we shape the future of our growing practices, drawing on our global network to pursue new opportunities in the changing world of digital health.
Qualifications & Desired Skills:
- Degree and/or post-graduate degree in any related field to the role.
- Ideally a minimum of 3-5 years* prior relevant work experience in consultancy, in-house, European institutions, or within associations.
- Experience working on policy issues impacting the health & technology (digital health) is a strong plus
- Fluency in English (speaking and writing), excellent command of another EU Member State’s language desirable
- Excellent communication & writing skills
- Good team player, proactive “solution-oriented” attitude.
- Computer Skills: MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel
- Strong understanding of EU institutions and decision-making procedures
- Ability to multitask, prioritize and perform under tight deadlines
- Eligible to work in the EU
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Job posted: 2022-06-19