Public Affairs Senior Consultant/Manager – Transport & Environmental policies
The global Public Affairs and Communications Consultancy, Grayling, is seeking to hire an experienced Senior Consultant/Manager (exact title TBC based on experience) to grow its Transport & Environment practice.
The role would involve:
- closely monitoring transport & environmental policy developments
- managing client requests and small to medium projects autonomously
- providing detailed EU PA or Comms strategic advice to clients in the energy & transport sectors
- liaising with external stakeholders on behalf of Grayling and clients
- managing junior staff
- identifying new business opportunities, supporting in new business proposals as well as marketing initiatives aimed at growing the practice
Skills & Experience – The candidate must have:
- Minimum 4-6 years’ experience in public affairs.
- A thorough understanding of European policies and the workings of the EU institutions;
- Strong expertise (including past working experience) in EU transport & environmental policies, including on most of the following topics: decarbonisation, transport emissions, alternative fuels, electrification, ETS, aviation taxation, smart mobility, connected cars, …
- Excellent overall communication skills including writing, oral, and presentation skills;
- A proven track record in lobbying and/or advocacy vis à vis the EU institutions, either in a consultancy, “in-house” or in a trade association; previous experience in a consultancy is a plus.
Personal qualities – The candidate must:
- Have good organizational and project management skills;
- Be a team player, with a hands-on and solutions-driven work attitude;
- Have good interpersonal skills;
- Be able to take initiatives and demonstrate pro-activeness;
- Be native or fluent in English; fluency in other EU languages also desirable;
- Be able to multi-task and work under pressure;
- Be at ease when working in a multi-national team;
What are we offering in return?
- Be part of an award-winning team of 20+ consultants
- An outstanding team spirit
- The chance to work for an exciting range of brands and organisations
- An exciting and challenging role, with personal development and further career opportunities
Should you be interested in this position, please send your CV and a short introductory email/letter explaining your motivations and how you meet the above requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to apply is the 16th of June 2021. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, and therefore early applications are appreciated.
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