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Kellen is the leading professional services firm dedicated to creating, managing and advising EU and global trade associations and interest groups.

‎Kellen is currently looking for an Association Manager.

Job description

The Association Manager will be a member of client association teams operating in the ‎environment/battery/energy sectors, with particular focus on chemicals policy. The position is based in our ‎Brussels office. ‎

He/she will have a variety of roles:‎

  • ‎Developing and leading the implementation of public affairs and regulatory programs of associations in ‎close cooperation with the Senior Association Manager;
  • ‎Monitoring and analyzing policies related to the EU Green Deal, primarily in the field of energy, ‎battery/energy storage, environment and health & safety, and leading the development of positions on ‎technical issues, particularly on EU chemicals policy;
  • ‎Identifying the best strategies to advocate positions;
  • ‎Participating in working group meetings;
  • ‎Representing the associations in relevant fora at legislative and regulatory level;
  • ‎Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders (EU Institutions and other policy ‎stakeholders); ‎
  • ‎Offering day-to-day support to the associations’ leadership and working bodies;
  • ‎Taking part in Kellen business development.


  • ‎Master’s degree level and good knowledge in EU policy & regulatory affairs and experience in ‎communication;
  • ‎3 to 5 years’ experience in Public and Regulatory Affairs in the energy/environment/health & ‎safety sector, and particularly in transport/mobility;
  • ‎Excellent knowledge of the EU Institutions, EU agencies, e.g. ECHA, and their functioning;
  • ‎Good network of contacts in EU institutions;
  • ‎Experience in working with trade associations is a plus;
  • ‎Outstanding analytical/research skills and proven accuracy;
  • ‎Very good writing, communicative and presentational skills;
  • ‎Computer literate (MS office, web-based tools)‎;
  • ‎Excellent written and spoken English and proficient knowledge of at least 1 other language. ‎French is a plus;
  • ‎Self-starter and strong team player, quality and result oriented and willing to work in an ‎international environment‎.

We offer:

  • ‎An attractive base salary and remuneration package commensurate with experience;
  • ‎An international working environment with a leading firm;
  • ‎Continuous training and professional development.

Application process: Please send your CV and cover letter explaining your experience in energy and ‎environment by May 16th by e-mail to: Bénédicte Lambert (ref: vacancy Association Manager – April 2021): ‎ Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. ‎

For more information on Kellen:

Kellen will ensure that candidate’s personal data are processed as required by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) ‎on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of ‎such data.‎

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