For the expansion of our business activities to Brussels in first quarter of 2017, we are looking for a 

Head of Brussels Office (m/f)

The SRIW (Selbstregulierung Informationswirtschaft e.V.) is a German-based non-profit association supporting the self- and co-regulation of the information economy. It acts as a think tank to discuss and debate key issues in digital policy and provides an umbrella organization for a range of self-regulatory measures in the digital industry. The SRIW was founded in August 2011 by the German industry association BITKOM together with the companies Deutsche Post, Deutsche Telekom, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Encourage Directories and Panolife..

 

Your Tasks

  • Independent realization of self- and co-regulatory projects of SRIW on EU-Level (including all aspects of the implementation of a monitoring and administration body of Codes of Conduct)
  • Represent SRIW positions and member interests at meetings, conferences, working groups and events on EU-level
  • Identify, monitor and analyze EU initiatives relevant for the SRIW on a wide range of legal and consumer-related issues
  • Contributing to the SRIW´s strategy and positions
  • Lead the efforts to gain new members and set-up of new projects on EU-Level
  • Identify funding opportunities for activities relevant to SRIW´s work
  • Strengthening the network and the position of the SRIW on EU level 

 

Your Qualification

  • Relevant academic degree 
  • Legal knowledge preferred especially knowledge of data protection law and information technology processes   
  • Understanding of the EU institutions and its decision-making processes
  • Excellent communication, networking, and inter-personal skills
  • Fluent in written and oral English and German; French language skills are an asset

 

We offer you a challenging and exciting position. You will work in a dynamic and modern environment, with numerous opportunities for personal development. You will have the possibility to participate in projects that will influence the European regulation industry in the coming years. Salary is based on your experience.  

 

To apply for the position, please send an e-mail with an application letter and curriculum vitae and all relevant documents in a single PDF document at

 

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