The Association

FEDIOL, the association representing the European vegetable oil and protein meal industry is a key player in the food and feed chain that actively engages with public authorities and stakeholders on several European Green Deal related policy initiatives. FEDIOL is looking for a “Manager Food Safety and Agroscience” to join its dynamic team with a keen interest and motivation for developing the association’s lead on essential EU regulatory and scientific files.

 

The Responsibilities

  • Monitor scientific and regulatory developments, relative to food safety and GMO legislation in particular
  • Support the EU regulatory processes on new genomic techniques and certain contaminants
  • Facilitate consensus building among membership and develop positions or statements expressing the sector’s views
  • Develop and implement advocacy and outreach strategies in coordination with others
  • Process technical and scientific data

 

The Requirements

  • Proven professional experience with EU advocacy on food/feed regulatory matters in an agri-business, consultancy, or EU association environment
  • Graduated either in:
    • agricultural or food science
    • or in law or political science with experience in dealing with technical files
  • Excellent knowledge of EU institutions and international regulatory bodies
  • Ability to prioritise and manage numerous files autonomously/in a team
  • Ability to navigate political or sensitive topics
  • Rigour and aptitude for scientific precision
  • Excellent communication and presentation
  • Fluent in written and spoken English + any other language being an asset

 

The Offer

  • Challenging job in a multicultural environment, located in Brussels
  • Unique and friendly atmosphere in a closely-knit team
  • Competitive salary package, including the following benefits:
    • Group insurance (8% of gross annual salary + replacement revenue)
    • Medical insurance (hospital intervention):
    • Meal vouchers
    • Eco and gift vouchers
    • Home internet allowance
    • Transportation allowance
    • Teleworking allowance

LocationBrussels

SectorFood, Agriculture, Environment, Agroscience