Sustainable Transport Policy Officer @ LEVA-EU – Gent (B)

Starting date: as soon as possible
Contract: free-lance or employed
Duration: unlimite
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Location: to be agreed

THE COMPANY

LEVA-EU, based in Gent (B), is a European trade association for companies in the sector of light, electric vehicles (LEVs): electric (bi)cycles, e-scooters, self-balancing vehicles, electric moped and motorcycles, electric 3 and 4-wheeled vehicles, etc.

LEVA-EU currently has more than 70 members in and outside the EU. LEVA-EU assists these members with professional and in-depth advice on European and national legislation and rules, which are relevant for their company/products. LEVA-EU also works directly with European authorities for European legislation that is better suited for LEVs and for policies that encourage the use of LEVs as sustainable means of transport. LEVA-EU works with the European Commission, European Parliament, European Council as well as in the standardization institutes CEN, ISO and IEC.

All further details on www.leva-eu.com

FUNCTION DESCRIPTION

You will support the LEVA-EU manager in the following activities:

  • monitoring all relevant European legislative initiatives, legislation and policy relevant for the LEV-sector
  • support in answering questions from LEVA-EU members on European and national rules and legislation concerning their business/products
  • membership administration
  • writing briefings for the LEVA-EU members on European rules, legislation and policies relevant for their business
  • writing briefings for LEVA-EU management on relevant initiatives, legislation and policy
  • support in lobby work
  • support in data collection
  • support in the preparation of meetings
  • participation in conferences and networking events
  • support in LEVA-EU’s participation in trade shows 

REQUIRED PROFILE

  • Affinity with and interest in sustainable mobility, interest in and knowledge of light, electric vehicles is a must
  • Excellent knowledge of the European institutions and European policy-making procedures
  • Relevant Bachelor/Master degree
  • Impeccable spoken and written English, other languages are a plus
  • Excellent command of the Internet, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Immediately available
  • Thorough and detailed
  • Able to work independently
  • Preferably living in Gent or in the vicinity of Gent

We are willing to consider applications by both candidates who are looking for a free-lance job and candidates looking to work in employment.

Please send your CV and a one-page motivation letter in English to LEVA-EU Manager Annick Roetynck, at annick@leva-eu.com, indicate when you could start and whether you wish to work free-lance or as an employee. You can also contact Annick Roetynck for any questions you may have.

WE OFFER

This job offers a unique opportunity to get acquainted and gain experience from the front row in European advocacy through direct contacts with the European Commission, European Parliament, … This is a challenging, instructive job in an exciting and thriving sector. LEVA-EU is managed by a small but diverse and international team. The job also offers excellent opportunities to get acquainted with the sustainable mobility world and light, electric vehicles in particular.

At LEVA-EU we do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or nationality.


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