Key areas of responsibility

Act as policy advisor for the following key topics:

  • Medical Device Regulation (MDR) / In Vitro Diagnostics Regulation (IVDR)
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Supply chains
  • Value of Diagnostic Information (VoDI)
  • International Affairs
  • Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Key responsibilities

  • Develop/maintain relationships with the EU institutions and exchange information with policy makers about priority topics of MedTech Europe members
  • Build relationships with relevant stakeholders, such as patient and healthcare professional groups and other industry trade associations
  • Become a visible and credible advocate for the industry by attending external meetings
  • Ensure an up-to-date knowledge of the EU political landscape and assess EU initiatives with regard to their relevance for the medical technology sector
  • Develop clear and concise positioning and messaging
  • Develop and implement strategies and action plans to engage the organisation in EU legislative proposals and policies
  • Consider and utilise both advocacy and communication tools to achieve objectives
  • Be a point of contact for members, e.g. with the Public Affairs Committee, and moderate member discussions towards agreed objectives and positions
  • Contribute to the advocacy and communication excellence of the organisation

Required qualifications

  • Master, preferably in European Studies, European Law, Political Science, (Health) Economics
  • At least two years of professional experience in EU Government Affairs (EU institutions, consultancy, association, NGO etc.)
  • Excellent understanding of the functioning of the EU and its policy making process
  • Excellent command of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and proficiency in other IT tools, such as Teams, Zoom, Webex, One Note etc.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the files mentioned above is a strong asset
  • Fluency in English
  • Eligible to work in Belgium

What we offer

  • A permanent full-time work contract (39h/week) under Belgium law
  • Competitive salary package, including benefits such as lunch vouchers, pension plan, full medical plan, reimbursement of public transport, mobile phone subscription
  • Possibility of homeworking 2 days/week
  • Opportunities for training and personal development

How to apply
Please send your CV and motivation letter as soon as possible but no later than 5 January 2024 to You are requested to mention “Officer GAPP” and your name in the email subject line and indicating your earliest possible starting date in the cover letter.
Early applications are encouraged as applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis and suitable candidates might be contacted before this deadline.

About MedTech Europe
MedTech Europe is the European trade association for the medical technology industry including diagnostics, medical devices and digital health. MedTech Europe’s mission is to make innovative medical technology available to more people, while helping healthcare systems move towards a sustainable path. Our members are national, European and multinational companies as well as a network of national medical technology associations who research, develop, manufacture, distribute and supply health-related technologies, services and solutions.

MedTech Europe is an equal opportunity employer

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