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The Centre on Regulation in Europe* (CERRE think tank) is looking for a Project Manager, starting as soon as possible.


As a Project Manager, our new colleague will be in charge of:

  • Leading, planning and overseeing the entire delivery of multiple research projects in the digital, mobility and energy sectors:
    • Coordinating the pitching of new research projects to members
    • Defining delivery timelines for each project
    • Organising and running project meetings & conference calls
    • Facilitating engagement of members & external stakeholders
    • Ensuring the quality of research reports, proof-reading/editing reports
  • Working with CERRE directors and academics to plan & coordinate streams of research
    • EU policy monitoring, especially as regards on-going research topics
    • Proactively pursuing contacts and topic to expand research activities – new areas of work, new academic colleagues to work with
  • Contributing to dissemination activities
    • Working with the event manager on research project-related events
    • Arranging meetings with EU policymakers & other stakeholders
  • Contributing to the overall think tank management

Some of the topics CERRE will be working on this year include:

  • Digitalisation of mobility
  • Data governance
  • Competition and regulation of the platform economy
  • 5G, co-investment & network Sharing
  • Coupling of gas and electricity in the energy sector
  • EU Green Deal

Skills and attributes

  • 3+ years’ experience in EU project management/policymaking/public affairs/research
  • Great organisational skills, keen attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Eager to expand knowledge and develop policy experience in new areas
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a wide range of stakeholders: academics, industry representatives, national authorities, European and national institutions and policymakers
  • Good understanding of EU policymaking (experience in energy, digital or mobility regulation a plus)
  • Excellent team player, ready to help others, solution-oriented
  • Excellent command of written & spoken English (other languages always a plus)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft suite

The position is based in Brussels (Avenue Louise/Bois de la Cambre) and a competitive package is on offer to the right candidate, who is ideally able to start as soon as possible.

To apply for this position, send your CV and a short cover letter to with ‘Project Manager [Name of the applicant]’ in the subject line by 16 February 2020. Please note that interviews will start as of 3 February and we encourage applicants to send their applications as soon as possible.

The Centre on Regulation in Europe * (CERRE) is a European think tank specialised in research on regulation across the digital, telecoms, media, energy and mobility sectors. The independence of our work makes us a trusted partner for stakeholders, including policymakers at European and national levels. Our 50+ members include major operators and regulators from across these industries, as well as reputable academic centres.

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The Company

Centre on Regulation in Europe - CERRE

About The Job

Brussels , Belgium
Contract type:
Full Time
2-5 Years
Project Management

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