Policy Advisor

Brussels (Belgium)
Student / Recent Graduate
Sciences, Engineering & R&D

The Job

About the company DPDgroup is one of the world leading parcel delivery networks, aiming to be a reference in sustainable delivery and become a leading enabler of e-commerce acceleration. We combine innovative technology and local knowledge to provide a flexible and user-friendly service for both shippers and shoppers. With 120,000 delivery experts operating in nearly 50 countries, and a network of 70,000 Pickup points, we deliver 8.4 million parcels worldwide each day – 2.1 billion parcels per year – through the brands DPD, Chronopost, SEUR, BRT and Jadlog. DPDgroup is the parcel delivery network of GeoPost. GeoPost posted sales of €14.7 billion in 2021. GeoPost is a holding company owned by La Poste Groupe. Position: Policy Advisor Location: Brussels Type of employment: VIE (full-time, 2 years contract with possibility of extension) Starting date: as soon as possible VIE eligibility criteria: EEA citizens, aged between 18 and 28 included We are looking for a Policy Advisor to support our team on regulatory developments relevant to the parcel delivery sector, both at European and international level. Are you passionate about politics and how policies are developed? Are you an excellent communicator with an eye for details? Do you like a good challenge and making new solutions happen? Then, we would love to hear from you. You will report to the Deputy Director Regulatory Affairs in Brussels, and you will liaise closely with colleagues in Europe and in other overseas offices. Key responsibilities · Policy monitoring and analysis - identify challenges and opportunities, provide regulatory advice · Support the development of corporate position papers · Draft support material (policy papers, briefings, ppt presentations, memos, …) · Support the coordination of the corporate regulatory affairs network · Support and participate in outreach activities (e.g. organisation of meetings and related support material) · Liaise & maintain an active collaboration with relevant trade associations · Regulatory support to business development Qualifications · University Degree · 2 years of professional experience in regulatory affairs or in support to business development · Knowledge of the EU political landscape and decision-making processes · Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders · Excellent analytical skills and the ability to undertake an evidence-based approach to research, with an eye for detail and accuracy · Ability to synthesize complex information into accessible and succinct messages · Creative self-starter, ability to work in an international team · Demonstrate self-awareness, cultural competency and inclusivity, and the ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds · Proficient English and French, other UN languages are an asset The role is based in Brussels, VIE contract. We support hybrid flexible working.

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