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Manager, Nutrition & Health

The Manager of Nutrition and Health reports to the Director of the Department of Consumer Information, Nutrition and Health.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Drafting, co-ordinating and implementing positions/projects/action plans to help drive the European food and drink industry’s activity in the area of nutrition and health;
  • Preparing FoodDrinkEurope working group meetings related to nutrition and health;
  • Monitoring and analysing nutrition and health policy developments at EU and international level;
  • Developing and maintaining constructive relations with members and key stakeholders in Brussels;
  • Communicating to internal and external audiences;
  • Assisting FoodDrinkEurope members with ‘day-to-day’ questions on EU policy issues;
  • Representing FoodDrinkEurope at events and official meetings;
  • Supporting the Director in achieving the goals of the Department of Consumer Information, Nutrition and Health, and the organisation in general.


  • Based in Brussels
  • Min. 3 years of work experience in EU affairs (policy analysis; preparation of position papers, engagement plans, etc.)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (experience in public speaking)
  • Nutrition knowledge useful
  • Affinity with the food sector
  • Demonstrated ability to align different interests
  • Fluency in English (French and/or another EU language nice to have) 
  • Team player
  • Taking initiative, pro-active
  • Hands-on, independent
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and assertive candidate that fits well in the team.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Unique visibility of the European food and drink industry
  • Working in an international environment
  • Working directly with EU Institutions and other key stakeholders

Please send your CV and motivation letter to

Deadline: 16 September 2021