Director of Public Affairs / Global (Travel Sector / Rail)

Paris, FR

Job Description / Skills Required

We are open to location for the ideal candidate, considering London, Brussels, Paris, Berlin, Remote – Madrid, Barcelona

Omio is pursuing a vision of delivering the world's travel inventory to enable journeys to and from anywhere.

As the largest source of travel inventory globally we work with 1000+ suppliers operating in 35 countries in Europe and North America. We are the destination of choice for 600m+ customers annually across our two brands: Rome2Rio for global discovery, and Omio for ticketing and journeys. Simultaneously, we are launching new geographies, new verticals and new products.  We have offices in Berlin, Prague, London and Melbourne. 

We are a team of more than 300 passionate employees from more than 45 countries who share the same vision: to create a single experience that helps send travellers almost anywhere in Europe, the U.S. and Canada.

Job Description

To define and execute Omio’s public affairs strategy across all relevant markets and at EU level. This includes the definition of Omio’s key policy positions and the creation and delivery of a programme of external stakeholder engagement to ensure Omio’s policy positions and business objectives are met.

The Director of Public Affairs will be the overall owner of this function within Omio and will ensure that the Public Affairs function is a business enabler for Omio.

Experience in the Transport / Mobility sector (ideally rail) sector with an understanding of relevant regulations.

  • English fluent, plus knowledge of at least one other European language is highly desirable.
  • Bachelor Business Degree, Masters highly desirable
  • 10+ years of experience in Public Affairs ideally at EU level
  • Deep commercial knowledge of EU legislative and political systems
  • Experience in the Transport / Mobility sector (ideally rail) sector with an understanding of relevant regulations.

Additional Information

 Why Rome2rio + Omio

Alongside building a great consumer focussed product, working with a talented team and attractive salaries, Rome2rio offers a suite of additional benefits including generous individual learning & development budgets, extensive travel benefits, five weeks annual leave and lots more!

We are of a people first mindset and ensure our top priority is the engagement of our people. We want to hear from like minded people who get satisfaction from solving complex user problems and working in a highly collaborative team.