Policy Assistant, Carbon Accounting

Bellona Foundation
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Nov 05

Position description

Bellona Europa is looking to recruit a Policy Assistant to support our EU policy work on carbon accounting and assessment of various climate change mitigation options, such as CO2 removal and circularity. The position will also include assisting on project execution, management and communication as well as event coordination and planning.

Key responsibilities:

  • Analyse potential climate solutions and their climate impact;
  • Monitor relevant legislative and political developments in the EU;
  • Support the team's communications and engagement activities in Brussels and abroad;
  • Draft articles and contribute to publications;
  • Represent Bellona in meetings, conferences and events, prepare meeting notes, write minutes;
  • Providing practical and substantive support to the organisation of conferences and events.


  • A relevant master’s degree (e.g., in Environmental Science, Earth and Climate System Science, Sustainable Development, Environmental Governance or similar);
  • Excellent spoken and written English and another relevant European language;
  • Awareness and understanding of various technologies and processes relating to industrial and transport decarbonisation;
  • Demonstrable commitment to the values and organisational goals of Bellona and the wider environmental movement;
  • A true team player, able to multitask and prioritize;
  • Ability to and willingness to travel internationally, as required (COVID permitting);
  • Eligible to reside and work in Belgium.


  • Good understanding of climate science and the climate system;
  • Demonstrable ability to engage with stakeholders and institutions of the EU;
  • Good knowledge of policy and regulatory frameworks in the relevant countries relating to climate change.

Application instructions

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