Location: Brussels, BE
Date Posted: 11/15/2023
Job posting titleSenior Public Policy ManagerJob summary
Our Government Affairs department is looking for a new member of their team. If you feel passionate about championing ESET’s rights within the European Union institutions and confident in legislation you are the right person for us. Let’s talk!Job description
FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Providing an overview of upcoming and ongoing EU policy and legislation.
Analyzing, in cooperation with ESET technical and legal teams, the impact of policy and legislation on ESET.
Managing and mitigating political and regulatory risk at EU level.
Designing and executing public affairs strategy including timely engagement with KPIs .
Mapping of and establishing relationships with key policymakers and other stakeholders.
Drafting of position papers, submissions, responses to stakeholder consultations as well as background briefings and advocacy materials for ESET management.
Representing ESET in meetings with the EU institutions and other actors.
• Ensuring ESET’s representation and active contribution to relevant stakeholder associations.
• Coordinating ESET’s policy position internally, across the national teams in key European and markets, as well as with management.
Close cooperation with ESET’s events team on events linked to policy and regulatory affairs.
Close cooperation with ESET’s business team on EU projects and tenders.
Close cooperation with ESET’s PR & communication team on communication campaigns and strategies.
Ensuring ESET’s visibility and reputation as a key partner for the EU stakeholders in enhancing Europe’s strategic security and resilience.
Other tasks as requested.
University degree in humanities, economics, political science.
A professional with at least 8 years of experience in an EU public affairs / public policy capacity, with direct experience in the EU institutions a distinct advantage.
Relevant work experience and sound understanding of cybersecurity, tech, and ICT fields.
While not a communications or PR role, the candidate should demonstrate understanding of how political communication and working with media affects successful policy outreach.
Demonstrating business acumen and understanding of the impact of policy and politics on commercial operations, and wide experience of business representation at a senior level.
An existing network of contacts at the EU level and in Key Markets and being able and keen to expand it.
A thorough understanding of the EU processes, with previous involvement in campaigns advocating for changes in the EU legislation and policy.
Excellent writing and presentation skills in English.
Strong communication skills, ability to interact with specific groups of people, government institutions, municipalities, etc.
Ability to negotiate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
Able to find agreement and to explain goals.
External communication EU Government Institution members.
External communication with ESET’s offices and partners.
• Detailed Oriented
• Well Organized
• Positive Thinker
JR-04332 Senior Public Policy Manager (Open)Primary location