Senior Associate – Energy and Climate Change Public Policy

Global Counsel
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Nov 08

Position description

Global Counsel’s Europe Team is seeking a Senior Associate to support its growing energy and climate change public policy practice in Brussels, working across a range of clients in the sector. The role will focus on EU and Member State public policy, and particularly on the policy challenges arising from the transition to a low carbon economy. The successful candidate will have at least two years’ experience of working in a rigorous business-related policy or think tank environment, or direct policymaking experience.

Role and responsibilities

  • Deliver research, analysis and advice for clients on energy and climate change public policy in the EU institutions and Member States, particularly Germany, Italy and the UK;
  • Monitor relevant policy, regulatory and political developments, and judge when and how to brief clients;
  • Design and support delivery of policy workshops, events and thought leadership for Global Counsel and for clients;
  • Identify, prioritise and summarise key client stakeholders across the UK and EU public policy landscape and provide advice on engagement;
  • Plan and script engagement with key stakeholders;
  • Produce written content, including policy papers, progress reports and marketing material;
  • Support business development by researching potential target clients;
  • Provide general support to colleagues across the office as required.


  • Experience - at least 2 years in government, industry, NGOs, think-tanks or trade associations, ideally with an emphasis on business-related public policy;
  • Location – Brussels with regular travel to London and other European capitals;
  • Hours – full time.


  • Available on request and dependent on experience.


  • ASAP. Subject to notice period.

Application instructions

  • Please submit your CV and covering letter via our website link or send a copy to [email protected] quoting “Senior Associate – Energy and Climate Change Policy”;
  • Deadline for submissions is Friday 8 December 2017;
  • Successful candidates will be invited to interview at Global Counsel’s London or Brussels offices on a rolling basis;
  • Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we are not able to notify candidates who are not invited to interview.

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