ETRMA is hiring a Digital Policy Manager

06 October 2023

The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) is the voice of the tyre and rubber good producers in Europe. We represent both tyre companies and the general rubber goods industry via National Associations. ETRMA engages with policy-makers to promote the views of the industry, provides technical expertise, and seeks to build an enabling supportive legislative and regulatory environment.

Based in Brussels, the Secretariat is responsible for the planning, prioritization and execution of ETRMA’s work including: managing internal Groups to review EU and national legislative developments and building with Members advocacy positions; providing timely technical expertise to policy-makers; interacting with counterparts within the automotive industry and other external stakeholders with relevance to the tyre and rubber sector.

ETRMA is seeking a Digital Policy Manager to assist the deployment of the Association’s Advocacy activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor technical and regulatory developments related to digital legislations in the EU and worldwide, such as the data Act, access to in vehicle data, cybersecurity, AI, autonomous vehicle, everything related to Data Spaces and Intelligent Transport Services.
  • Ensure that the ETRMA members are informed on key developments pertaining to technical regulations.
  • Develop ETRMA strategies and positions concerning digital regulations in the tire industry, in close alignment with ETRMA members and other stakeholders.
  • Analyse and interpret legislative proposals for feedback and further development.
  • Establish, organise, manage and steer ETRMA working groups, task forces, expert groups working on specific technical files and secondary legislation, to drive issues forward.
  • Actively develop and expand the network with regulatory bodies, member states, NGOs and stakeholder associations.
  • Represent ETRMA at international conferences and meetings.

Profile Requirements

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in European affairs and a masters level degree of education.
  • Excellent knowledge of digital legislations and other technical regulations, their inception and practical implementation.
  • Good knowledge of EU institutional procedures.
  • Fluent written and spoken English skills – additional language skills are an advantage.
  • Demonstrate an ability to listen but steer discussions, find consensus and compromise amongst competing parties.
  • Ability to analyse and present complex content adjusted to the audience.
  • Previous experience in working remotely and coordination working groups online.
  • Is an accurate, well-organised, and reliable team player and has the ability to build influential relationships and work in a small team.
  • Previous experience in the EU institutions or in an industry’s association is a strong asset.
  • Sense of responsibility and urgency.
  • Based in Brussels.


The role reports to the Director, Transport and Mobility.

What We Offer

  • A dynamic, fast-paced work environment in a professional Association with a multinational and motivated team, supported by a highly engaged Membership.
  • Competitive remuneration package and flexible working arrangements with opportunities to grow and develop.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.