Job opportunity: Safety Policy Trainee

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is looking for a Safety Policy Trainee to support the Safety Team on regulatory developments relevant to the automobile industry.

Job description

  • Support ACEA’s Safety Director and members
    • Create overviews of and background information on current and future legislation
    • Prepare and host meetings with industry experts, facilitating discussions and helping ACEA members reach joint positions
    • Draft briefings, reports and meeting minutes
    • Coordinate ACEA replies to stakeholder consultations
    • Attend major regulatory forums at EU and UN-ECE level and report on these to ACEA members
    • Gather and monitor information on present and future regulatory initiatives and policies for vehicle safety (cars, busses and trucks)
  • Advocate industry positions
    • Prepare advocacy material (ACEA position papers, briefings)
    • Analyse other policy and advocacy documents, preparing ACEA’s reaction
    • Attend various events and conferences to advocate the views of the industry
    • Develop a network across different industry and NGO stakeholders

Profile

  • Good automotive technical background (bachelor or masters-level engineering-based degree), preferably with relevant work experience in the automotive sector and/or regulations
  • Interest in EU law/politics
  • Excellent English, both oral and written; good knowledge of other languages an asset
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Fast learner, who is autonomous, confident and positive, with good diplomatic skills
  • Capacity to easily adapt and connect with people
  • Ability to listen and steer discussions, and to find consensus and compromise

What we offer

ACEA offers a stimulating, international and professional working environment. You will have the opportunity to support our 16 member companies, by working both independently as well as part of a dynamic team.

How to apply

If you are interested, please send your cover letter and CV by 31 May to the attention of Johannes Peter Bauer by e-mail to jpb@acea.auto. Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.

Type of contract

  • Traineeship under CIP (Contrat d’Immersion Professionnelle); six months extendable; starting as soon as possible
  • Attractive traineeship package: increased CIP grant plus other advantages (mobile phone, transport, etc)
ACEA is looking for a Safety Policy Trainee to support the Safety Team on regulatory developments relevant to the automobile industry.
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