Advisor to Regulatory Affairs
Are you are experienced in working with regulatory issues in relation to buildings? Do you find it challenging to evaluate, assess and comment on legislative requirements on energy, environment, daylight, etc. to buildings and buildings products like windows? Would you thrive on working in company that leads the market in sustainable buildings with optimal living conditions? Then this position can be next step in your career.
We are looking for a new colleague, who will join our Global Public Affairs team and take up this new position as Regulatory Advisor.
You will be part of our team that provides regulatory support to a number of our sales companies mainly in Europe in order for them to succeed in their work with regulatory issues.
You will participate in developing and sharpening our positions and you will develop specific input to new and existing legislation - also at a more technical level.
The tasks will include to:
- Evaluate existing and drafted regulations on specific topics like energy requirement, indoor climate, safety and environment
- Develop internal and external positions on specific regulatory issues including development and coordination of specific comments to legislative changes
- Develop and do annual update of legislative predictions to products like roof windows, glazed roof construction, smoke ventilation, electrical windows etc.
- Participate in internal projects in the VELUX Group focusing on legislative requirements to product development
- Perform ad hoc support to colleagues in the sales companies in their work with regulatory issues
As you will be part of a global organisation you can expect to travel approx. 20-30 days per year. Therefore, it is important that you enjoy travelling and that you have the opportunity to be flexible.
You will be joining a strong international Public Affairs & Corporate Responsibility team of five colleagues with direct reference to the Global Public Affairs Director in the VELUX Group.
Our team is based in Hørsholm at VELUX headquarters, north of Copenhagen in Denmark and at the VELUX office in Brussels. You will be collaborating with our local Public Affairs colleagues in the VELUX sales companies, and you will be working from our in headquarters in Hørsholm.
The Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility team is part of the larger Stakeholder Communication and Sustainability department in the VELUX group with 25 colleagues.
We expect that you have experience from the construction sector, e.g. working with building regulations and regulatory issues of construction products or similar in either the public or the private sector. Your education can be as an engineer, architect or equivalent education including 2-5 years of experience from a position that match the competences for this position.
Furthermore, you find a global organisation challenging and you like to reach your goals and results in cooperation with others. Supporting colleagues in other countries and guiding them in their work with regulatory issues motivates you.
Your strong points are your experience and knowledge with building regulations and regulatory issues of construction projects. You understand the process with development of legislation and you manage to give input and comments to legislation in due time. You know how to evaluate the details in the legislation and have the ability to have a detailed dialogue with colleagues and legislators on specific and detailed topics.
As a person, you are a team player with a strong drive and you enjoy working in an international environment. You are result oriented with a natural interest for ensuring progress. Furthermore, it is important that you can navigate within a matrix organisation with many different stakeholders and that you can achieve results in this type of environment.
Competencies such as strong communication and collaboration skills as well as fluency in English both orally and in writing is a prerequisite since you will engage with stakeholders throughout our organisation.
In addition to operating at a highly professional level, our team is characterised by an informal tone and a healthy sense of humour with respect for each other both as team players and as individuals.
We work as one team to reach our ambitious results. The international setting is in our DNA, we believe in empowering people, and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and continuous employee development.
We are a strong value based company where passion, commitment, thoroughness and mutual respect are among the core values and teamwork and professionalism is essential to the way we work.
At the VELUX Group, we give you the chance to grow and to shape your own career. We offer you a world of opportunities - if you have the ability and the drive to take them. Our commitment is to attract and retain the best talent.
We offer an attractive contract reflecting your qualifications and competences. In case you do not have an EU passport, we will be able to assist with acquiring work permit etc.
Application and contact
If you have any questions regarding the position please contact Ulrich Bang Senior Director, Global Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility, at +45 21 57 94 17 or Kurt Emil Eriksen, Senior Policy Advisor, at +45 23 20 01 41 or find us online at http://www.velux.com.
We look forward to receiving your application and CV in Danish or English as soon as possible and no later than 8 November 2016 and we expect you to join us as soon as possible.
For more information:
Ulrich Bang, +45 21 57 94 17
Kurt Emil Eriksen, +45 23 20 01 41
For more than 70 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world. Making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof. Our product programme includes roof windows and modular skylights as well as a range of decoration and sun screenings, roller shutters, installation solutions and intelligent home controls. These products help to ensure a healthy and sustainable indoor climate. For work and learning. For play and pleasure. We work globally – with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 40 countries and around 10,000 employees worldwide. The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by foundations and family.
For more information, visit www.velux.com