Manager/Director - EU digital policy

PPA · London, Greater London
Department PPA
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Depending on experience, Flint is now hiring a Manager / Director specialising in EU affairs (mid-level position, 4-8 years of experience) to serve our cross-sectoral client base. The preferred location for this role is London but we will also consider Brussels-based candidates.


Flint is a business advisory. We help our clients succeed in an increasingly complex world, managing risk and creating opportunity. We provide advice at the point where government and business meet, offering an authoritative perspective on both. We are experts in policy, political analysis, regulation, and competition. 


Members of our multi-national team have experience working at the most senior levels in European governments, the EU institutions, regulatory agencies, competition bodies and the private sector. We support companies who face the challenges of regulatory and policy change at national, European, and international levels. 


Your Skills and Experience


  • Direct experience in EU affairs and advocacy in a consultancy, trade body, corporate office, EU institution or national civil service.
  • Demonstrated interest in EU policies and experience in working directly or indirectly with EU institutions. Specific knowledge of EU digital and tech policy is a strong asset.  
  • Previous experience in directly managing individual employees or teams.
  • Good project management, organisational and problem-solving skills. Ability to prioritise, plan and schedule tasks proactively and independently. Comfortable working under pressure and to tight deadlines. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Flexible approach and the ability to work well across teams, both with colleagues, senior clients or stakeholders. Manage upwards and downwards and provide coaching to junior team members.
  • Outstanding written communication skills, with proven ability to draft clear documents for internal and external audiences with varying degrees of expert knowledge.
  • Outstanding oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate complex issues to non-specialists.
  • Excellent analytical and research skills. Ability to obtain a solid overview of new and complex subject matter in a short period of time. Drive for analytical rigour and quality.
  • Fluent written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of other EU languages is a big plus.


What we offer


We offer a dynamic, challenging and intellectually stimulating work environment with the opportunity to make a real impact on clients and their business. We put a high value on working as one team. We are small enough to work flexibly and informally yet established enough to offer fast career progression and excellent opportunities for the right people. We offer a competitive reward package, a significant bonus related to business Success.



How to apply


The deadline for applications is  22nd August 2022.  However, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to appoint the right candidate before the deadline.


Applications with no cover letter will not be accepted. Applicants’ cover letter should:


  1. Not be longer than one page;
  2. Explain why you want to work at Flint and how your experience, skill and policy knowledge would be useful for this role;
  3. State if your preference is to be based in London or Brussels.
  4. State your current salary and benefits package.

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