Vice President EU Affairs (m/f/d)

Location: Brussels
Type: permanent

We are looking for a committed Networker (m/f/d) to join our Group Regulatory Affairs leadership team in Brussels.

What you will do:

  • Represent the Group on EU affairs issues and advise senior management on Energy Regulation in EU
  • Build relationships with relevant authorities and partners in Brussels and EU institutions
  • Lead and continuously develop the Group’s activities for EU related regulation management of the SEFE Group, in particular energy market design and the future role of natural gas, LNG and hydrogen regulation issues. Knowledge about energy infrastructure, i.e. terminals, transmission and storage is a bonus.
  • Lead and implement continuous energy policy monitoring, the identification, analysis and evaluation of business-relevant legislative initiatives and regulations and their effects on the SEFE Group related to energy
  • Ensure the regulatory external representation of the SEFE Group by creating, participating in and conducting specialist lectures and participation in relevant industry meetings on EU level.
  • Represent SEFE in Brussels and work closely with regulatory agencies, associations, and industry groups to advocate for policies and regulatory standards that enable decarbonisation.
  • Give guidance and cooperate in a constructive manner, share information and knowledge with the community of regulatory experts of the wider organization
  • Direct reporting to the Head of Group Regulatory Affairs in Berlin and coordinate closely with the functional teams in London
  • Build and develop the SEFE Group’s presence in Brussels coordinating with the Head of Group Regulatory Affairs and the functional team leaders

What you will bring:

  • Completed graduate university degree (law, political science, economics) or comparable qualification
  • Distinguished expertise and demonstrated understanding of energy wholesale market design, regulation and policies in Germany and Europe, key regulatory bodies, directives, priorities, etc.
  • Distinguished expertise and demonstrated understanding of regulation and policies for energy in Europe, key requirements, deficiencies, uncertainties, and upcoming changes
  • Proven track record of interacting with energy policymakers, regulatory bodies and industry associations in Europe
  • Experience operating in similar roles in a business and commercial context within an established international organization
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to present complex issues concisely for relevant target groups, including senior management, external stakeholders, and public bodies
  • Experience and readiness to work in an international environment, including regular business travel between Brussels and London
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and arrange own work independently
  • Fluency in German and English and solid intercultural competence

About us:

Securing Energy for Europe – it’s a simple statement, with a bold ambition. SEFE is not just our name but also encompasses everything that drives us. To accomplish this, we’re taking immediate action to secure gas supply – but also looking forward, to exploring our role in the European energy transformation and how we can contribute to a stable and sustainable future.

As an integrated midstream energy company headquartered in Berlin, SEFE Securing Energy for Europe ensures the security of energy supply in Germany and Europe and drives the green energy transformation. SEFE is active in trading & portfolio management, sales, transportation, and storage of energy and has its strongest presence in Germany and the UK. SEFE employs around 1,500 people and supplies over 50,000 customers, in particular industrial customers, and municipal utilities in Germany and seven other European markets. We’re passionate about energy and the important role it can play in shaping a better future.

Join SEFE and help us secure gas supply across Europe and shape a better, more sustainable tomorrow.

Our benefits:

We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that embraces diversity and fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience. Whatever your role, you’ll find an open, welcoming atmosphere that empowers you and recognises your contribution. Right from the start, we offer you great freedom of action and early assumption of responsibility in an exciting international working environment. In addition to targeted support for your professional and personal qualifications, you will receive numerous company benefits, such as:

  • Flexible working hours with the option of hybrid working
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Attractive working environment in a central location in Brussels
  • A team-oriented environment with an open feedback culture
  • Job ticket and bike leasing
  • Health provision and company sports offers
  • Company pension scheme
  • 30 vacation days and special leave

Are you interested?


Name: Katharina Woyciechowski
Telefon: +49 30 201 95 234

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