Job Opening Head of Policy

As part of expanding our team, we are looking for an experienced Head Of Policy with previous working experience in EU Institutions (Parliament, Commission, Council) or embassy to the EU will be highly valued.


Job type

  • Full-time
  • Fully remote
  • Based anywhere in Europe, preferably in Brussels

Salary

  • To be discussed, competitive with current seniority role

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic legal and regulatory advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders on crypto assets upcoming EU and UK regulations, in order to enable the development of strong relationships with policymakers, policy advisers and stakeholders across all European and UK Institutions
  • Support on a wide variety of commercial agreements, including customised customer contracts, strategic partnerships, and third-party supplier contracts
  • Provide support for the business development of DCGG and relations with existing and new clients mainly in the EU market
  • Support DCGG’s Executive Director in daily team coordination and on general daily admin tasks
  • Lead on coordinating outreach to EU MEPs on vote days (including preparing voting lists)
  • Keep on top of developments on EU and UK crypto assets regulatory law
  • Coordinate and lead the work with DCGG’s members, providing daily/weekly policy insights updates
  • Monthly travel to Brussels

Competences, qualifications or experience:

  • Degree in Law, Economics, or Politics or similar
  • Experience in financial products from a regulatory law perspective and contracts/legal documents drafting can be advantage
  • Previous experience in EU Institutions or embassy to the EU will be highly valued
  • Interest in crypto assets and in EU Affairs and Finance/Economics
  • Very strong analytical and policy skills, ideally with expertise in public affairs
  • Ability to analyse and understand the policy implications of EU institutions and legislative proposals
  • Understanding of the mechanics of policy and legislative work in the European Parliament and political groups within the EU Parliament
  • Substantial knowledge of EU law, policymaking and procedures
  • Knowledge and experience with any of the following institutions will be an added value: FCA, Bank of England, HMT or Westminster ECON committee
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including tact and diplomacy, in dealing with a wide range of individuals and building good networks of contacts
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Sociable and at ease in a multicultural environment
  • Fluency and knowledge of English is mandatory
  • Fluency and knowledge of EU languages is a considerable advantage

How to apply:

If you’re interested in applying for this position, please submit your application at [email protected] with Email Subject: Head Of Policy DCGG.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.