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Norsk Hydro seeks EU Affairs Manager

Norsk Hydro 5<y Senior Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 9 Feb 2017

Job Description

Hydro is a global aluminium company with production, sales and trading activities throughout the value chain, from bauxite, alumina and energy generation to the production of primary aluminium and rolled products as well as recycling. Based in Norway, the company has 13,000 employees involved in activities in more than 40 countries on all continents. Rooted in more than a century of experience in renewable energy production, technology development and progressive partnerships, Hydro is committed to strengthening the viability of the customers and communities we serve.Hydro is looking to recruit an EU Affairs Manager to join its Communications & Public Affairs team in Brussels. The role will primarily focus on energy and climate policies and will report to the Head of EU Affairs. This full-time position will be available from March 15, 2017.Area of Responsibility

  • Monitoring EU policy developments, assessing their impact on Hydro’s activities and disseminating information internally
  • Supporting Hydro’s business areas in the analysis of relevant issues and in the definition of the company’s position
  • Developing and implementing public affairs strategies, in coordination with colleagues internally
  • Advocating Hydro’s position towards decision-makers and other key stakeholders
  • Representing Hydro in industry associations to support them in promoting EU policies reflecting the company’s position
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders to position Hydro as a contributor to achieving good solutions to EU challenges


  • University degree (political science, law, economics or similar)
  • 5-10 years professional experience in EU public affairs
  • Detailed knowledge of EU regulatory and legislative processes
  • Existing relationships in EU institutions and network in Brussels
  • Experience in climate and energy policies is a plus
  • Experience of industry sector is a plus

Key skills

  • Ability to present information in a clear, concise and accessible way
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills and the ability to influence others through these
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work well independently and in small teams
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Fluency in English, both written and oral, and at least one other European language

Additional Information: We are planning interviews in Brussels on 21. February and 1. March 2017.

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