Public Affairs Manager (m/f/d)

  • Category: HR & Communication
  • Location: Broendby, DK; Cologne, DE; Berlin, DE

Join us and contribute to the world’s transition to a green and sustainable future!

Would you like to make an impact on the green transformation of society? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where each day offers new challenges and opportunities? As we continue to expand our presence in the European Union, we are seeking a dynamic and strategic Public Affairs Manager to drive our engagement and advocacy efforts.

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If you see yourself driving, prioritizing and coordinating our public affairs agenda and carrying through engagement and messaging strategies for NKT from some of our most well-connected sites, such as Brøndby (Copenhagen), Berlin, Cologne, or Brussels, then this position could be right career choice for you.

Your role as Public Affairs Manager

In this role you will be bringing value to NKT by driving, prioritizing, and coordinating our public affairs agenda as well as carrying through relevant engagement and messaging strategy for NKT in the EU.

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Develop and implement joint regulatory and public affairs initiatives with other stakeholders
  • Influence the EU, German and Danish legislation initiatives, and plans to benefit NKT
  • Assess gaps and prioritize key opportunities for NKT to be more visible in shaping the EU agenda
  • Relationship building with key political and administrative stakeholders and interest organizations


You thrive in working with public affairs in a public or private organization or business and have demonstrated the ability to work both individually and collaboratively to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as governments, administrations, interest organizations and political parties.

To excel in this role you should also have: 

  • A completed Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the green transition and energy policies in Europe
  • Experience working in a factual manner and are meticulous at achieving results
  • Very good communication skills in English, knowledge of German and Danish is beneficial but not mandatory

Please not that this position requires travel of up to 50%.

NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. ​

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Contact and application

Apply with CV and personal letter via the link below, at latest by May 31st. Please note that personality and cognitive tests may be included in the recruitment process. If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact VP, Head of Stakeholder Relations, Michael Suhr: or Global Talent Attraction Specialist Kevin Strack: 

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!

Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.


About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 5.000 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 2.6 billion in 2023. We connect a greener world.

What we offer:

Remote work possibilities

Flexible working hours

Strong safety culture

Exciting career development opportunities

Global company & Scandinavian culture

Hightech industry environment

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