Project Manager - Automotive Government Affairs
Project Management - Ghent, Belgium
Project Manager - Automotive Government Affairs
Project Management - Ghent, Belgium
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You’ll move the world forward. Every day, we create the most innovative mapping and location technologies to shape tomorrow’s mobility for the better.

We are proud to be one team of more than 5,000 unique, curious, passionate problem-solvers spread across the world. We bring out the best in each other. And together, we help the automotive industry, businesses, developers, drivers, citizens and cities move towards a safe, autonomous world that is free of congestion and emissions.

TomTom is looking for an Associate Project Manager with an automotive lobbying background to join the company’s Innovation and Policy team. You will be responsible for government and regulatory affairs in the automotive and autonomous driving domain and coordinate with multiple departments inside the company.

What you’ll do
  • Be an active member of TomTom’s Innovation and Policy team, driving TomTom’s policy agenda in Europe
  • Monitor policy and regulatory development in the automotive/autonomous driving domain in Europe and other key markets around the world
  • Interact with EU and Member State policymakers on issues that impact TomTom’s automotive and autonomous driving business
  • Collaborate closely with Legal, Product, Business and Marketing teams to analyze legislative initiatives, advise on risks and opportunities, and develop company policy positions and messaging
  • Represent TomTom within CLEPA, ERTICO ITS-Europe & UNECE (WP.29/GRVA)
    Work with non-governmental stakeholders, including companies and trade associations
What you’ll need
  • 5 years of experience in EU Government affairs with minimum 3 years’ experience in the automotive domain
  • Experience in interacting with EU institutions, in particular EU Parliament and Commission
  • Excellent understanding of the automotive domain (expertise in type approval, ADAS/autonomous driving policy, data & AI policy) and ability to rapidly understand and master complex technical policy issues
  • A focus on positive results
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong communication & negotiation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, strategic thinking and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with a cross section of stakeholders, including companies and competitors
  • Ability to work independently
  • Team player with a positive attitude, motivation and a passion to improve road safety
  • Full English proficiency
  • Intermediate Office skills, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
What’s nice to have
  • Experience working for a vehicle manufacturer (OEM)
  • Additional languages an asset (French, German, Dutch)
Meet your team

Is TomTom Policy and Innovation. On this team, your work will accelerate the future of mobility and support TomTom becoming future-proof. With over 25 years of experience in delivering leading in connected navigation software, traffic information and highly accurate digital maps, we are a trusted partner to the global automotive industry. ​

Achieve more

We are self-starters who play well with others. Every day, we solve new problems with creativity, meet new people and learn rapidly at our offices around the world. We will invest in your growth and are committed to supporting you. In everything we do, we’re guided by six values: We care, putting our heart into what we do; we build trust (you can count on us); we create – it’s how we make a difference; we are confident, but don’t boast; we keep it simple because life is complex enough; and we have fun because life’s too short to be boring. 

Ready to move the world forward? 

After you apply

Our recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience throughout the process, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely and you can rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews through onboarding.

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity, thrive on each other’s differences and are committed to creating an inclusive environment at our offices around the world. Naturally, we do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, national origin, genetics, or age.


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