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Policy adviser: Power and Gas markets

The successful candidate will work on a full-time basis in the Europex Secretariat in Brussels and will be part of a small dynamic team. 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 and technical support to the Power Markets and Gas Markets Working Groups in close coordination with the Working Group Heads;
  • Monitoring and reporting on relevant regulatory developments;
  • Drafting of position papers / consultation responses, technical presentations, etc.;
  • Coordinating advocacy on relevant energy and climate files;
  • Planning and execution of policy events;
  • Supporting other Secretariat events, including Board and GA meetings;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with EU institutional stakeholders and with the energy sector;
  • Attendance of technical workshops and other relevant events.

profile of the candidate

  • Completed higher education in a relevant field (energy, economics, European studies etc.);
  • Previous work experience of 3-5 years in the energy sector, preferably in energy trading / energy markets;
  • Sound understanding of electricity and gas markets and the wider energy sector;
  • 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;
  • Independent work style and attention to detail;
  • 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 association in a highly dynamic policy environment;
  • A varied role with the opportunity to take on more responsibility as you progress;
  • A chance to work at the cutting edge of energy & climate regulatory issues;
  • The financial compensation will be commensurate with the qualifications and skills of the successful candidate.

How to apply

We only accept online applications. Please send a persuasive cover letter and your CV by Friday, 4 February 2022 to jobs@europex.org. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.