Climate & Energy Manager

Eurima - 1050 Brussels

Lead the public affairs strategy of your industry at European level

Lead the public affairs strategy of your industry at European level

Eurima is hiring a Climate & Energy expert to support its public affairs strategy, in close collaboration with Executives of the mineral wool insulation companies of Europe.

Responsibilities and tasks

The Eurima Climate & Energy Manager develops, co-ordinates and implements the organization’s Climate & Energy-related work-program with a focus on energy efficiency in buildings as major contributor to a low energy / low carbon society as well as on qualifying and quantifying the role and responsibility of the mineral wool insulation industry towards a carbon neutral EU in 2050.

Specific Tasks:

  • Together with senior-executives of the Eurima member-companies, leading and coordinating Eurima’s Climate & Energy Committee activities, related to the dedicated research program, the EU-level advocacy and generic communications activities;
  •  Guiding and co-ordinating the Eurima Issue Monitoring and Management in the field of Climate & Energy and providing input to the work of the EU Institutions in this domain. Coordinating/cooperating closely with the Eurima staff and company representatives working on Sustainable Construction, Technology & Standardisation and Health & Safety;
  •  Developing, implementing and coordinatingthe yearly work-program and Eurima positioning in the field of Climate & Energy focused on Zero/Low Carbon & Energy-buildings against the 2030/2050 horizon, their GHG/Energy Savings potential and ancillary societal benefits within the context of the EU Green Deal and Climate Law (including EU-ETS), Sustainable Construction policy and focus on Product Performance & standardization;
  •  Developing the Climate Neutrality Roadmap 2050 of the European Mineral Wool insulation industry;
  •  Representing the Mineral Wool Industry in the field of Climate & Energy towards the European Institutions and actively contributing to the work of Eurima’s related Partners & Allies network;
  •  Identifying targeted research needs and accompanying the realization hereof;
  •  Co-ordinating the dissemination of Eurima research work or positions where relevant;
  •  Representing Eurima and speak on its behalf at related relevant events;
  •  Re-enforcing the Eurima staff in general and its overall activities; the Climate & Energy Manager provides general office support when needed.

Your skills & profile

  • A higher education degree relevant to Eurima’s core competency areas complemented with 5-10 years of relevant work experience;
  •  Profound knowledge of and/or experience in Climate and Energy policy / research / “Green Building” and the related regulatory environment including EU ETS;
  •  Experience in Climate (Green House Gas reduction) & Energy Policy Development at International (COP) and EU/National levels;
  •  Ability to detect and interpret trends in these areas that will qualify and quantify the contribution of buildings and the built environment to GHG emission reductions and Energy Savings;
  •  Ability to operate both in the Public Affairs Communities  as in Academic/Scientific/Research;
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills (English mother tongue or equivalent, proficient knowledge of other languages a plus);
  •  Ability to work in an EU industry association environment joining different company cultures;
  •  Proven leadership, diplomatic and project management skills with an independent style and high degree of initiative to solve problems creatively.

What we offer

  • A broad role, combining public affairs, communications and research-activities including the organization’s external positioning towards and interaction with the European Institutions and its strategic cooperation with partners and allies.
  •  An attractive and inclusive salary pacakge.
  •  A human-sized organisation that offers flexibility and variety in terms of responsabilities and promotes positive collaboration and work athmosphere.
  •  Eurima offers senior candidates as well a high level of repsonsability, and the suiting environment to mobilise their expertise and competences.


We look forward to hearing from you

Please click the Apply button to send your CV.  For additional information, please contact François Van Damme at 02 715 09 99. This recruitment is exclusively performed by Mercuri Urval.

About the company

Eurima is the European Insulation Manufacturers Association and represents the interests of all major mineral wool insulation producers in Europe (Saint-Gobain Isover, Rockwool Group, Knauf Insulation, Owens Corning Paroc, Ursa, Fibran, Sager). Eurima member-companies manufacture insulation products that are used in residential and commercial buildings as well as industrial facilities. Glass and stone wool insulation secure a high level of comfort & well-being at home and in the office, energy savings and low energy costs and minimized CO2 emissions. Mineral wool insulation prevents heat loss through roofs, walls, floors, pipes and boilers, reduces noise pollution and protects homes and industrial facilities from the risk of fire.