Chief Regulatory Economist - External Affairs (m/f/d) for Vantage Towers

Vantage Towers • Düsseldorf


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The opportunity

Vantage Towers is one of Europe’s leading tower companies, and our infrastructure and technologies are helping to connect people, businesses, and internet-enabled devices like never before. We combine the scale, stability and quality of our leading tower network with the agility, optimism and energy of a start-up. We’re inspired by our past successes and excited by the opportunities in front of us. Join our journey as together we accelerate a sustainably connected Europe.

Chief Regulatory Economist - External Affairs (m/f/d) for Vantage Towers

Are you able to impact and convince in a variety of business settings? Are you experienced in dealing with EU and national regulators? Join our team as Chief Regulatory Economist (m/f/d) and manage Vantage Towers’ regulatory economist function and develop its regulatory strategy. In your role, you provide guidance on all matters of public policy and public funding based on rigorous economic analysis and first-hand regulatory experience. Ready to drive Europe’s digital transformation?

Your challenges: 

  • You develop a coherent mid- to long-term regulatory strategy for Vantage Towers based on sound economic reasoning and an in-depth analysis of the European TowerCo market.
  • You ensure an excellent economic support of all Vantage Towers functions on matters of public policy and public funding.
  • You provide high-quality regulatory and economic analyses in all presentations and submissions by Vantage Towers to regulators or other external stakeholders.
  • You build and maintain a strong network with all relevant interfaces including regulators and other key influencers.
  • You support the Director External Affairs, the EU Affairs and other public policy functions in their work with EU and national stakeholders.

Your qualification: 

  • A successfully completed university degree in Economics or similar and at least 7 years of experience of working in a regulated environment
  • Understanding of relevant EU and national regulation, as well as economics and legal principles 
  • Thorough understanding of regulated network industries, ideally of telecoms and neighbouring sectors 
  • Strong ability to develop subject matter expertise and a reputation as a regulatory expert who adds substantial value both internally and externally
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in English and one other EC working language, with high immediate impact and capacity to synthesise complex issues

You have the opportunity to either work full-time or part-time with at least 30 hours per week.
We advertise this position for Vantage Towers AG at our location in Düsseldorf.

That's what we're offering you:

  • Attractive remuneration and above-average additional benefits
  • Company pension scheme
  • Comprehensive further training
  • Individual promotion of your talents
  • Flexible working time models with part-time and home office
  • Active support in childcare and care of relatives
  • Diverse health offers and programmes
  • International career opportunities and exchange possibilities


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About Vantage Towers
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With us you will get that benefits

Attractive remuneration and additional benefits

At Vantage Towers, you’ll not only get a great position with an attractive remuneration package, but you’ll also get a range of additional benefits based on your working location.

Hybrid working models

The world has changed – so too have our working models. From flexitime to remote work, we know it’s a new world out there. So, depending on job type and location, we’re able to offer a modern range of full-time and part-time positions.

Excellent healthcare and fitness benefits

We offer a variety of healthcare packages to help you tackle life with peace-of-mind. In some locations we also provide on-site facilities to help keep you fresh, including healthcare services, fitness centres, and workout classes.

Comprehensive continuing education

Education is a life-long journey! Enrol in our online university courses or available training sessions and take practical steps towards advancing your professional development!

International career and exchange opportunities

With our internal skill mobility program, you have the opportunity to get involved with an exciting array of international projects from across our European markets. Where will Vantage Towers take you next?


It’s our mission to build a sustainable digital future for the people of Europe – and we want you to be a part of it! All employees are encouraged to have their say on how we advance our green ways of working and living.

Employee testimonials
Andrea Weber
Andrea Weber
Senior Counsel, Commercial Contracts, Vantage Towers Group

“The legal team is by far the most diverse and driven team I ever had the pleasure to join. With diverse backgrounds, different work experiences, and fascinating life journeys, everyone enriches the team in their own way. We believe in a culture of sharing ideas and being hands-on – this helps make Vantage Towers successful.”

Patricia Ferreira
Patricia Ferreira
Legal Counsel Specialist, Vantage Towers Portugal

“Sustainable growth – the importance of doing right by society and the environment. I’m absolutely in-tune with this mission – especially the ‘doing it right’ part and the engagement spirit it comprises!”