Head of EU Government & Regulatory Affairs (Remote)

Belgium - Brussels

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Veeva is a mission-driven organization that aspires to help our customers in Life Sciences and Regulated industries bring their products to market, faster. We are shaped by our values: Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed. Our teams develop transformative cloud software, services, consulting, and data to make our customers more efficient and effective in everything they do. Veeva is a work anywhere company. You can work at home, at a customer site, or in an office on any given day. As a Public Benefit Corporation, you will also work for a company focused on making a positive impact on its customers, employees, and communities.
The Role
We’re looking for an inspired, talented, and motivated Government Affairs professional to launch and head our EU policy team and drive a modernized health system. This will include shaping proposed policies and regulations, and the ability to evaluate the impact of policies on Veeva, our products, and customers. In this role, you’ll combine your creativity and skills to advocate for Veeva and to engage with internal teams to understand our product vision and strategy.

What You'll Do

  • Build out Veeva’s EU policy team responsible for advancing Veeva’s corporate mission
  • Shape Veeva’s public policy strategy in the EU, including working with internal teams to plan and develop a government strategy to support our mission
  • Identify and address external policy threats and risks
  • Develop and plan strategies and public messaging to address proposed regulations and to advance Veeva’s mission
  • Advise senior leaders on proposed regulatory changes that impact Veeva’s global business
  • Work with and develop a network of connections in the EU government, industry, and third parties to help shape and influence the legal and regulatory environment
  • Become a leader and expert in health technology policy and how to set the policy framework for the future
  • This position is a remote position, but we are looking for someone based in the EU


  • 10+ years of experience working with and/or in the EU government
  • Demonstrated management experience heading EU policy or in a senior role for technology or health-related company or third party
  • Experience advancing both technology and healthcare policy issues
  • Strong network of connections within the EU government and EU member state governments think tanks, public interest groups, and technology or health industry, groups
  • Superb writing and communications skills
  • Ability to set and drive long-term strategy while effectively responding to current challenges
  • Positive attitude
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience

Nice to Have

  • Health regulatory experience 
  • Law degree 
  • Familiarity with cloud software technologies 
  • Experience working on policies related to clinical trials and health modernization
Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.
Veeva is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and growing a diverse workforce. Diversity makes us stronger. It comes in many forms. Gender, race, ethnicity, religion, politics, sexual orientation, age, disability and life experience shape us all into unique individuals. We value people for the individuals they are and the contributions they can bring to our teams.
Job tags: Customer success
Job region(s): Europe
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