ACEA is the voice of the auto industry: a technological world leader and the backbone of the EU economy. ACEA’s members keep Europe on the move, providing diverse solutions for moving people and goods from A to B.

ACEA is progressing on the road to zero-emission and zero-fatality transport, addressing major technology shifts and the changing mobility needs of Europeans.

Their aim is to drive Europe’s mobility transformation – while at the same time ensuring that the auto industry remains a strong Global & Competitive player.

ACEA acts as one with common industry positions that also reflect the overarching interests of European citizens, transport users and operators, and auto industry workers. They bring collective expertise to policy makers, sharing a wealth of factual information to enable well-informed decisions. ACEA fosters a societal debate around mobility and are open to working with all interested parties to advance the common aim of clean, smart and safe mobility.



  • Monitor technical and regulatory developments related to chemicals & substances, including REACH, and develop position papers, input to consultations, feedback to CARACAL, and advocacy strategies.
  • Develop and steer technical and advocacy strategies. Frequently interact with EU institutions and other public authorities to present ACEA interests.
  • Ensure ACEA members are informed on key policy issues and advise them on regulatory developments.
  • Manage several working groups in these subject matters to drive issues internally. Gather and consolidate technical inputs to influence public policy developments, safeguarding general legal boundaries as well as those of ACEA member companies.
  • Collaborate with industry colleagues in other trade associations to drive ACEA’s agenda.
  • Identify and engage the right partners and actively grow the ACEA network on key policy issues.
  • Represent ACEA in relevant external panels and conferences and in meetings with stakeholders and regulators.


Profile Requirements:

  • Successfully completed degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or a comparable course of study.
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience at a vehicle manufacturer or in a relevant industry association.
  • Strong proven understanding of the EU REACH regulation.
  • Experience in regulatory affairs is a must; hands-on experience with REACH processes is definitely an asset.
  • Be an outgoing personality, highly self-motivated, demonstrated achiever, with a capacity to easily adapt and connect with people and to develop networks.
  • Demonstrate an ability to listen but steer discussions, find consensus and compromise amongst competing parties.
  • Ability to work under sometimes tight deadlines.
  • Fluent English skills. Any other language is an asset.
  • Based in Brussels, or eligible and open to become based in Belgium.


What We Offer:

  • A key position in a highly relevant and increasingly important domain of work in a fast-changing industry.
  • A dynamic, fast-paced work environment in a professional and demanding association with a multinational, talented and motivated team.
  • Competitive remuneration package, including flexibility and extra-legal days off, with opportunities to develop and grow.


SectorAutomotive; Transport & Mobility; REACH