The European Breakfast Cereal Association (CEEREAL) represents the breakfast cereal and oat milling industries towards the European Union and its institutions, industry and consumer associations as well as consumers. Established in 1992 by eight national breakfast cereal associations and counts today 10 member associations in 9 European countries and 14 company members. CEEREAL is seeking to recruit a Brussels-based, Full time Regulatory Affairs Manager to cover a maternity leave.

We are Hiring

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor EU regulatory developments, in particular on scientific topics related to CEEREAL priority fields of activity, i.e. food safety, health and nutrition
  • Agree and define, in close cooperation and coordination with CEEREAL members, the CEEREAL positions in the relevant issues at European level
  • Draft position papers for external use
  • Manage CEEREAL working groups, incl. organisation of meetings and preparation of briefing documents
  • Analyse and report relevant information to CEEREAL members
  • Represent CEEREAL in and liaise with other stakeholder organisations, in particular FoodDrinkEurope
  • Provide support for CEEREAL’s interactions with EU institutions in close cooperation with CEEREAL’s Communication Manager


Key Qualifications:

  • A scientific university degree, ideally related to the aforementioned regulatory issues
  • Strong ability to multitask, good analytical and organizational skills
  • Solid knowledge of EU institutions and the EU decision-making process. Experience withinthe EU institutions is an asset
  • Self-motivated team player who is also able to work independently and under pressure• Excellent communication and presentation skills – Strong ability to “translate” complex scientific issues
  • Ability to lead discussions and to find compromises – Good interpersonal skills, good capacityto communicate with people from different backgrounds
  • Proficient computer skills (at least Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database management).
  • Excellent oral and written English is essential. Fluency in other European languages,especially French and/or German, is an asset
  • Willingness to travel in Europe


We Offer:

  • Full-time position giving you the opportunity to integrate a small and dynamic team in a membership organisation based in Brussels
  • Rewarding and challenging work environment
  • Remuneration package according to experience


To apply, please send your CV to Mr. Alexander Jess, CEEREAL Secretary General, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., no later than 31 August 2019. The CV should be accompanied by a letter of motivation.