Senior Regulatory & Public Affairs Manager

Requisition ID:  17434


Join Our Team as a Senior Regulatory & Public Affairs Manager (M/F/X)


Are you passionate about shaping the future of energy transition? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where your expertise can drive positive change? Look no further!


ENGIE Belgium is actively seeking a Senior Regulatory & Public Affairs Manager to strengthen our Federal Team Belgium. As a key player in our Regulatory and Public Affairs division, you’ll have the opportunity to influence critical policies, advocate for our interests, and contribute to a sustainable energy landscape.


We Offer you as Senior Regulatory & Public Affairs Manager - Federal Team (M/F/X)

  • Impactful Role: Work on purposeful initiatives that accelerate the transition toward a carbon-neutral economy.
  • Continuous Learning: Unlock a wide range of training and development opportunities.
  • Attractive Remuneration: Enjoy competitive compensation, including a bonus scheme and extralegal benefits.
  • Flexible Work Arrangements: Balance your professional and personal life with remote work options.
  • Inclusive Environment: Be part of an organization committed to well-being, diversity, and inclusion.

Our Engie Belgium Regulatory and Public Affairs (RAPA) Team

Our RAPA team plays a crucial role in shaping the vision, strategy, and development of regulatory and public affairs activities for ENGIE in Belgium. We cover a broad spectrum of activities, including renewables, gas and electricity supply, thermal power generation, flexibility assets, nuclear energy, green mobility, trading, portfolio management, hydrogen, and biogas.

RAPA Activities:

  1. Building Networks: We establish connections with key decision-makers and stakeholders.
  2. Positive Influence: Upholding ENGIE’s interests constructively and transparently.
  3. Comprehensive Involvement: We partner with all Engie business activities in Belgium.
  4. Mission: Enabling and promoting Belgian Engie projects and activities with authorities, stakeholders, and industrial partners.

Your Responsibilities as Senior Regulatory & Public Affairs Manager - Federal Team (M/F/X)

Specific Focus:

  • Electricity Security of Supply Issues: You’ll play a pivotal role in further developing the capacity remuneration mechanism and addressing other critical electricity market design topics, such as Contracts for Difference (CfD) and regulations for power plant operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Monitoring and Analysis:
    • Stay informed about evolving legislation and regulations.
    • Evaluate their impact on ENGIE’s business operations.
    • Ensure adequate advocacy activities and defend ENGIE Belgium interests and positions.
    • Key mission is to positively inspire and influence relevant regulatory and political frameworks.
  2. Collaboration with Internal Stakeholders:
    • Exchange information and collaborate closely with various Belgian Engie business units.
    • Work closely with legal and communication teams.
    • Engage with colleagues in our EU advocacy team.
    • Cooperate with internal study centers (e.g., Impact study teams).
  3. Engagement with External Stakeholders:
    • Interact with federal BEGOV cabinets and federal energy administrations.
    • Engage with the federal regulator and Belgian Transmission System Operators (TSOs).
    • Participate in lobbying activities through sector organizations like Febeg and EU sector organization Eurelectric.
  4. Reporting and Advocacy:
    • Manage reporting requirements for the federal regulator and administration.
    • Actively participate in external stakeholder events.
    • Publicly defend Engie Belgium’s interests.

Your Qualifications as Senior Regulatory & Public Affairs Manager - Federal Team (M/F/X)

  • University Degree: Whether you’re a civil engineer, commercial engineer, lawyer, or hold another relevant degree, your educational background is essential.
  • Experience: A minimum of 10 years in the energy sector, authorities, or consultancy. Knowledge of power market functioning is a significant advantage.
  • Passion for Belgian Energy: Stay curious about the ever-evolving energy landscape and political/regulatory developments.
  • Effective Communication Skills:
    • Oral: Persuasive communication both internally and externally.
    • Written: Ability to prepare position papers effectively.
  • Diplomacy and Relationship Building:
    • Foster and maintain long-term relationships.
    • Navigate complex stakeholder dynamics.
  • Analytical Acumen: Simplify and summarize intricate issues.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Enjoy integrating diverse opinions from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Positive Vision: Bring optimism and enthusiasm to your role.
  • Master Dutch, French and English at working level.
  • Strong safety and environmental awareness. You always take responsibility for the health and safety of yourself and your colleagues!


Work location

ENGIE Tower Brussels – Simon Bolivarlaan, 36 – 1000 Brussels



At ENGIE, our purpose is to accelerate the transition toward a carbon-neutral economy. In Belgium, we’re committed to leading in renewable and steerable power solutions, providing energy transition solutions to our valued customers.

Join us in driving positive change and making a difference in Belgium’s energy landscape.

Ready to shape the future? Apply now and be part of our transformative journey!

Business Unit:  T&G
Division:  T&G Europe - Belgium
Legal Entity:  ELECTRABEL
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree