About Schneider Electric

Schneider’s purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. We call this Life Is On. Our mission is to be your digital partner for Sustainability and Efficiency.

Schneider drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.

Schneider is the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems that are passionate about our shared Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

 

Purpose

Schneider is looking for a Director “EU Government Affairs”, with focus on Environment, Sustainable Finance and Digital. The objective is to identify in the Brussels EU regulatory opportunities according to our business and innovation strategy, with a focus on -but not restricted to- sustainability and digital topics at European level e.g. Fit for 55 package, EU taxonomy, Cybersecurity and Data policies.

 

Responsibilities

  • You will be promoting the company’s business interest toward EU institutions with a priority focus on sustainable energy and digital;
  • You will partner closely with business and operations teams to deliver value through government relations under the supervision of the VP for EU Government Affairs;
  • As a comfortable communicator and influencer, you will use your in-depth knowledge of EU institutions, legislative process and environmental focus to provide policy and legislative analyses as well as devising and implementing advocacy and lobbying strategies;
  • In this role, you will be the key stakeholder and main point of contact for our businesses, operations, and corporate departments to develop key business priorities to be reflected in the regulatory framework;
  • Lead the development of our advocacy and outreach activities and support internal colleagues with expertise;
  • Help various teams in Schneider Electric to develop the relevant strategy toward major policy development occurring in Europe.

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Senior experience in EU government relations and regulatory environments in the private or/and public sector;
  • You have proven strong consultative and interpersonal skills to work with diverse groups of internal and external individuals including businesses, trade and business associations and public institutions. Proven track record in strategic planning, execution and policy development;
  • You have demonstrated business acumen and the ability to represent a company like Schneider Electric with external constituents; you understand the dynamics of our activities and has a strong commitment to our core purpose.

Application Instructions

  • You can apply by sending your CV and a cover letter to Julien Schiettecatte at schiettecatte@mavence.com indicating ‘Schneider Electric – Director EU Government Affairs’ in the subject line.
  • Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. The position is based in Brussels, Belgium.
  • Starting date, as soon as possible.

LocationBrussels

SectorEnergy, Environment