European Affairs Manager

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Date: 02-Mar-2023

Location: Bruxelles, BRU, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:408963 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

JOB PURPOSE SUMMARY: The European Affairs Manager reports to Alstom European Affairs Director and is part of the Commercial Department.

Main Tasks Will Include

  • Monitor and analyze European Union legislative files with potential impact on Alstom’s business, in particular in the field of rail and zero-emission transport, industry, trade, environment, climate change and digitalization;
  • Identify and report on EU funding and financial mechanisms which can support Alstom’s research and innovation activities as well as infrastructure project investment;
  • Provide business teams with regular and clear updates on all relevant EU-level developments;
  • Design of lobbying strategies: coordinate internally to align messaging, draft position papers and prepare (high-level) meetings as well as research work on strategic topics to advance Alstom’s global business interests;
  • Develop and maintain relevant institutional contacts at the EU and national level and represent Alstom in trade associations;
  • Attend and report on conferences, seminars and working groups, and support both internal and external events and meetings’ organisation.
    PROFILE: To be considered for this role, the candidate need to be able to demonstrate the following skills experience and attributes
  • Political science, law or business Master’s Degree;
  • Knowledge of EU institutions & their procedures -  previous position in the European Commission / Parliament / Council or working experience in EU affairs requested;
  • Excellent communication skills allowing to distill complex information into message that would resonate with political and regulatory audiences;
  • Ability to promote the Group’s expertise and to build ad hoc coalitions with other sector stakeholders;
  • Autonomy, flexibility and ability to take initiatives and work in a small team;
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and to evolve in multicultural and deadline-driven environments;
  • Fluency in French and English, other language is a plus;
  • Knowledge of EU transport, industry, trade and/or climate change policies would be an asset;
  • Good IT skills.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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