The Association

Half of the current global population is fed thanks to the use of mineral fertilizers.

Fertilizers Europe represents the interests of the European fertilizer industry. The organisation is the source of information on fertilizers and the sector’s voice in Europe. It deals with questions related to agriculture, environment, technology, safety, economy and trade, as well as supporting its members with statistics and other information.

The offices of Fertilizers Europe are located in Brussels, hosting a multi-cultural team of 13 staff members.

 

The Responsibilities

Reporting to the Technical Director, the Regulatory Officer will:

  • Assist in the management and coordination in the technical/production areas
  • Lead the work on at least two Task Forces/Working Groups on regulatory affairs and classification issues (management, preparation of work, leading sessions, taking minutes)
  • Follow up HSE and REACH related activities
  • Support on BAT-BREFs development
  • Contribute to the Product Stewardship activities of the association
  • Organize safety activities (statistics, seminar, rapid alert system)
  • Communicate with EU-institutions and other stakeholders
  • Follow up studies and projects and contribute to benchmarking activities as necessary
  • Occasional travel across Europe, e.g. to conferences

The requirements

Essential:

  • Academic degree in engineering, chemistry or equivalent
  • Proven, initial work experience in industry
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to synthetise technical/scientific reports and present them to broad (often non-expert) audiences
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work independently and take initiatives, but also a team player, able to cooperate with team members
  • Organized and structured mind to deal with large quantities of work and strict deadlines
  • Ability to communicate and work in a multicultural environment

Differentiating:

  • Relevant business background or insights in the EU arena
  • A network in the EU institutions
  • Fluency in additional EU languages (especially French/Dutch)
  • Familiarity with the fertilisers/agrochemicals industry

 

The Offer

  • Working for an industrial association assembling and representing leading companies in its field
  • The unique opportunity to work at the very intersection of industry and EU affairs
  • Become part of an inclusive, multicultural team
  • The chance to grow into the role and shape it with your strengths
  • A competitive salary package including a range of typical benefits, as well as a comprehensive health, group and disability insurance)

Details

LocationBrussels

SectorAgriculture, Environment, Chemicals & Safety