Environmental Sustainability Manager

AESGP - Association of the European Self-Medication Industry

Environmental Sustainability Manager

AESGP - Association of the European Self-Medication Industry

Brussels, Belgium

AESGP is the voice of European Self-Care Industry and represents the manufacturers of non-prescription medicines, food supplements and self-care medical devices. AESGP’s mission is to support everyone in Europe’s access to safe, effective, and sustainable self-care, empowering people to take better care of their own and their families’ health.

AESGP is currently looking for a Environmental Sustainability Manager to join its dynamic team of 10 people. This position is full-time, starting as soon as possible. The candidate will provide advice to AESGP members on policy and regulatory initiatives/developments in the area of environmental sustainability, with a focus on self-care products (non-prescription drugs, food supplements and medical devices). We offer a convivial working environment in the heart of the European quarter in Brussels and a competitive salary based on your experience. This role offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to the green transition of the consumer health industry.

Main duties

  • Monitor policy and regulatory initiatives/developments in the field of environmental sustainability;
  • Manage the AESGP Sustainability Committee, including organising meetings, calls, leading discussions, drafting meetings minutes, etc.;
  • In consultation with AESGP membership members, develop industry positions in relation to the EU Green Deal and related EU policy/legislative initiatives, with a particular focus on:
    • Zero Pollution Package (Water legislation updates, Packaging and Packaging Waste legislation);
    • Chemical Strategy for sustainability;
    • Farm to Fork.
  • In coordination with AESGP members and the AESGP team, engage with EU institutions and other stakeholders, in particular other industry associations, civil society; representatives, etc. to communicate industry positions;
  • Prepare briefs to the AESGP board on policy and regulatory initiatives/developments in the field of environmental sustainability;
  • Support the AESGP team in his/her area of expertise.

Profile

  • University or post-graduate degree in chemistry, sustainable development, ecotoxicology, environmental policy/law, environmental sciences, ecology, environmental engineering, environmental health, or related fields;
  • Candidates ideally should have 1-5 years’ experience in a similar role in a governmental organisation, political office, consultancy, trade association or as part of an in-house government affairs/communications team. Young graduates with relevant experience (e.g. internships) are also encouraged to apply;
  • Understanding of the current principal issues at EU level as well as of the EU legislative process and the respective roles of Commission, Council and Parliament is a plus;
  • Candidates should have excellent command of English and very good written and verbal communication skills. Additional language skills are an asset;
  • Candidates should be self-motivated, well organized, able to work efficiently and autonomously, assets that are essential being part of a team.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a brief letter of interest (Subject heading: Application Environmental Sustainability Manager + Your Name) to Jurate Svarcaite, Director General of AESGP. Email: info@aesgp.eu.

Deadline for completed applications: 28 February 2023.

Please note that applicants may be interviewed on a rolling basis, so it is possible for the position to be filled prior to this deadline. The ideal start date for this position is as soon as possible.

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