The Estee Lauder Companies Public Affairs Manager in Diegem, Belgium
Public Affairs Manager
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies
About The EstéeLauder Companies
We are the global leader in prestige beauty —
delighting consumers with transformative products and experiences, inspiring
them to express their individual beauty. We are the only company focused solely
on prestige makeup, skin care, fragrance and hair care with a diverse portfolio
of 25 brands sold in 150 countries. Infused throughout our organization is a
passion for creativity and innovation — a desire to push the boundaries and
invent the unexpected — as we continue the bold work of our founder Estée
About Global Public Affairs
The Global Public Affairs function enables The Estée Lauder
Companies to understand, anticipate, and manage the global political
environment in which it does business. In partnership with internal colleagues
and consultants, the Global Public Affairs team works to build relationships
with key external stakeholders (i.e., governments, regulators, NGO’s, communities
and trade associations), and develop strategies to leverage business
opportunities, mitigate risk, and advance the interests of the company. The
Global Public Affairs team is committed to ensuring that ELC maintains its
position as the leader in prestige beauty.
The Manager, Global Public Affairs, will support the Vice
President, Global Public Affairs EMEA to develop and execute the Public Affairs
strategy to further advance The Estée Lauder Companies position and business
interests in the region. This role will support internal and external
decision-makers’ understanding, appreciation and consideration of relevant
insights in the development of public policy, corporate policy and business
strategies. The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial
self-starter who can lead initiatives with both substance expertise and project
management skills. This role requires understanding
of the political, social, and economic landscape of the region and a solid
knowledge of the European Union and its institutional framework.
Monitorpolicy trends and developments in the region that are relevant to The EstéeLauder Companies’ business priorities and operations.
RepresentThe Estée Lauder Companies with institutional and other external stakeholders.
Contributeto industry discussions and positions in trade associations in which The EstéeLauder Companies is involved (e.g. Cosmetics Europe, AIM and AMCHAM EU).
Analyzeand assess potential implications of upcoming legislation or policy to identifyrisks and opportunities to inform the company’s position and actions.
Ensurethat the Senior Management and other departments or functions are well-informedand have a thorough understanding of the impact of relevant policy actions anddecisions.
Provide subject matter expertise to internalcolleagues in legal, regulatory, communications, citizenship &sustainability, supply chain and R&D.
Coordinate meetings and forums in support ofthe company’s Public Affairs agenda.
Manage consultant relationships to ensuredeliverables are effectively met within agreed upon timeframe and budget.
5 years of relevant experience working with the European Institutions, including the European Parliament.
Masters’ degree in European Affairs, European Law, Political Science or related field required.
Fluent in both written and conversational English required; fluency in a second European language is an advantage.
Highly analytical, can synthesize information and offer recommendations/solutions.
Strong communicator with the ability to effectively convey technical information.
Strategic, independent, self-starter and a team player attitude.
Strong organizational, project management and problem solving skills.
Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
Strong track record in managing multiple processes and projects through collaborative relationships.
Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-BE-VBR-Diegem
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 192084