Policy Adviser

EUROPEX - Association of European Energy Exchanges
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 02

Position description

Europex is a Brussels-based not-for-profit association of European energy exchanges and delegated operators with currently 30 members. It represents the interests of exchange-based wholesale electricity, gas and environmental markets, focuses on developments of the European regulatory framework for wholesale energy trading and provides a discussion platform at European level.

Read more at http://www.europex.org/.

OVERVIEW

The successful candidate will work on a full-time basis in the Europex Secretariat in Brussels. She/he will directly report to the Secretary General and mainly support the Power & Gas Markets Working Groups of the Association.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Providing organisational support to the Power Markets and Gas Markets Working Groups in close coordination with the Working Group Heads;
  • Coordinating and assisting advocacy efforts with EU institutions and other stakeholders on relevant energy and climate files;
  • Monitoring and reporting on relevant regulatory developments;
  • Drafting of position papers, consultation responses, presentations, etc.;
  • Planning and execution of external policy events;
  • Supporting internal events, including Board and GA meetings;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with EU institutional stakeholders and the wider energy sector;
  • Attendance of technical workshops and other relevant events.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Completed higher education in a relevant field (European studies, political science, energy, economics, etc.);
  • Previous work experience of 3-5 years in EU affairs, preferably with some knowledge of energy trading/energy markets;
  • Advanced knowledge of the functioning of the European institutions;
  • Strong drafting skills and an excellent command of English; other languages are a plus;
  • Clear interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with a variety of external stakeholders;
  • Ability to adjust technical content to different target groups;
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural professional environment;
  • Advanced end user IT skills.

OFFER

  • One-year contract convertible to a permanent contract and the opportunity to work in an international - A varied role with the opportunity to take on more responsibility over time;
  • A chance to work at the cutting edge of energy & climate policy;
  • The financial compensation will be commensurate with the qualifications and skills of the successful candidate.

Application instructions

We only accept online applications. Please send a cover letter and your CV by Friday, 16 September 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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