Regulatory & Government Affairs Manager DACH

Redbull 3-5y Mid Level  Fuschl am See, Salzburg, Österreich 7 Sep 2020

Job Description

Redbull seeks

Regulatory & Government Affairs Manager DACH

As our Regulatory and Government Affairs Manager DACH, you’ll be responsible for managing all regulatory matters for the DACH region, as well as managing Red Bull’s external relationships with key government and industry stakeholders while protecting the external interests of the business and brand within this region.


Monitoring and analysis of relevant regulatory issues

In this role, you’ll review, monitor and analyse the regulatory developments as well as monitor relevant government announcements, political developments, industry stakeholders and associations daily to ensure that the local markets and headquarters are appraised of any changes to the political, regulatory or economic operating environment. Additionally, you’ll monitor events, news & trends with relevance to Red Bull.

Legal analysis and advocacy

As our Regulatory and Government Affairs Manager you’ll be responsible for the legal review of new relevant ingredients, product labels, marketing collateral and provision of timely advice to ensure regulatory compliance. In addition, you’ll prepare written submissions to public policy processes or consultations provided by government, industry or community organisations or stakeholders.

Communication with external stakeholders

You’ll engage with external public stakeholders on matters of interest and concern to Red Bull. While doing so you’ll expand, develop and maintain existing relationships with Red Bull’s stakeholder networks. Furthermore, you’ll be responsible to protect and enhance our reputation as a credible, transparent and respected business.

Strategic advice

You’ll provide strategic advice to the local and regional business teams on Red Bull’s regulatory & government affairs strategy in the DACH region, and align key tasks, strategies and approaches with the Regulatory and Government Affairs Manager Europe. You’ll assist country business teams with internal and external business inquiries and ongoing internal education about Red Bull’s product, its ingredients, and its effects.


  • Master’s Degree in Law and with a strong preference for advanced education in a related discipline (i.e. Political Science, Government Affairs, International Relations, Natural Sciences)
  • 3+ years legal experience in regulatory compliance and food law
  • Intermediate government or government affairs role with a proven track record in engagement with government and industry stakeholders, and an established network of key stakeholders in the FMCG or related industry
  • Familiarity with regulators, government, parliamentary processes, and political media imperative is highly desirable
  • Law firm and in-house legal experience in FMCG or related industry is a big plus
  • Profound knowledge of the DACH regulatory and political environment
  • Experienced research skills as well as ability to create and deliver presentations
  • Results driven self-starter with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a high risk/importance, fast-paced,
  • dynamic regulatory environment
  • Ability to build trust and promote confidence
  • Effective relationship building and collaboration skills, for both internal and external advocacy
  • High degree of flexibility, ready to travel on short notice
  • Fluent in English and German

Travel up to: 25%

We are looking forward to receiving your online application!

As an employer, we value diversity and support people in developing their potential and strengths, realizing their ideas and seizing opportunities. The job advertisement is aimed at all people equally, regardless of age, skin colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation or origin. Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary according to the collective agreement for this position, which is € 2.159 gross per month. However, our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary.

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