Legal аnd Trade Manager

ASD - AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe

Legal аnd Trade Manager

ASD - AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe

Brussels, Belgium

The AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) is currently looking for a proactive and experienced manager working on legal and trade related matters to join its international team in Brussels. Together with the other members of the strategy team, he/she will support the activities of the Economic, Legal and Trade Commission (ELT) and its related working groups and contribute to fostering the dialogue between European industry and the EU institutions.

ABOUT ASD

ASD represents the aeronautics, space, defence and security industries in Europe in all matters of common interest with the objective of promoting and supporting the competitive development of the sector. Through the ELT and its related working groups, ASD contributes to the shaping of EU regulations and policies which impact the evolution of the aerospace and defence sector in the EU.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the responsibility and guidance of the Strategy Director, the Legal and Trade Manager shall:

  • Support the efficient operations of the ELT and its related working groups and task forces and ensure synergies and cooperation with other ASD working groups;
  • Monitor and assess EU political and legislative developments related to the aerospace, defence and security sectors;
  • Contribute to the early-warning process through analyses of EU reference documents and prepare position papers supporting Industry interests in ASD efforts to influence EU policies and legislation;
  • Provide legal analyses of legislation, regulations, and other initiatives at EU level on an ongoing basis;
  • Monitor and report on public procurement policy, tax related issues, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Trade topics (WTO, FTAs negotiations, competition rules states aid, etc.);
  • Establish and maintain good contact with key stakeholders in the European Institutions, Agencies, Associations and Permanent Representations in Brussels; contribute to ASD’s outreach and advocacy towards these stakeholders.

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in EU law, European Affairs or International Relations;
  • Knowledge in trade-related issues such as competition law, WTO and free trade agreement;
  • Thorough understanding of the EU decision-making process;
  • Minimum 3 years of experience related to the EU institutional environment and/or within industry.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

  • Proficiency in English;
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and under high pressure;
  • Precise, analytical and contextual thinking;
  • Political sensitivity;
  • Good team player and interpersonal skills.

WE OFFER

A full-time job in a dynamic and challenging environment with an attractive employment contract, including benefits (lunch vouchers, insurance and public transport). Starting date: As soon as possible.

All applicants should send their CV and cover letter in English to applications@asd-europe.org, with the reference “Legal and Trade Manager”. The closing date for applications is 16 March 2020.

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