Brussels, Belgium


External Affairs



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Be a part of a revolutionary change. At Philip Morris International, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. External Affairs is a team full of fresh opportunities. Our smoke-free transformation is completely changing the way we engage. We have stakeholders to talk to and brave new messages to share. We need talented people who are also excited by our sense of purpose to help expand our advocacy towards legislators, civil society, interested 3rd party stakeholders, think tanks, national governments, and public policymakers. Join us and use your policy skills for good: to transform our business and build a smoke free future we are currently looking for a Senior Manager, Environmental & Industrial Policy to join our global External Affairs team, based in Brussels, Belgium. In this role, you will be supporting the development and coordination of our company’s overall regulatory policy. Key Activities: • Support the development and maintenance of the environmental & industrial policy toolbox to support key markets and the company’s global functions • Support the development of key strategic positions on environmental & industrial policy (e.g. data analysis, reports, advocacy materials, presentations, etc.) • Support the coordination with relevant departments within the company (e.g. experts on Sustainability, Product Development and Manufacturing, Consumer, Commercial, etc.) • Coordinate analysis and impact assessment of legislative policy proposals, reports and studies by European institutional stakeholders (environmental, social and corporate governance) and other industrial policies relevant to the company) • Support the engagement with stakeholders from industries, key 3rd parties, business associations, consultancies and EU institutions. Desired Profile: • Bachelor or master’s degree in Political Science, Public/Gov. Policy, Int’l Affairs, Business Management, Law, or related fields • Related work experience (8 years +) in Regulatory/Gov/Corporate Affairs (FMCG companies, EU institutions or consultancies) in highly regulated products • Experience on the environmental, social and corporate governance policy (ESG) area a must • Experience with business associations or EU institutions a plus • Understanding/experience of the interplay between policy & politics in the EU legislative process • Ability to develop and prepare position papers, advocacy materials and executive-level presentations that are impactful • Excellent writing skills • Good business understanding • Ability to analyze issues and develop logical, customer-centric solutions, and distill into a concise, comprehensible, and impactful narrative • Ability to manage complexity and collaboration with numerous cross-functional teams • Strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, agility, resilience, outcome orientation What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress! Join PMI and you too can: Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to experiment and explore. Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers.