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Policy Analyst Climate Action and Energy Transition)

The EPC is looking for a Policy Analyst to join its Sustainable Prosperity for Europe programme, to work especially on topics related to EU climate action and the energy transition starting preferably in September-October 2019.

For exceptional candidates with significant expertise and experience and a recognised standing in the EU policy debate a more senior position might be considered.

The successful candidate should have a solid academic background, a good understanding of EU institutions, experience in organising policy debates, as well as a good knowledge of the current EU climate and energy policy developments.

The candidate should have the following profile:

  • University degree in a relevant subject.
  • At least three years of relevant work experience (other than internships), including in organising events and in policy analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to research, write and  present high quality policy analysis.
  • Strong interest in European affairs and commitment to European integration.
  • A good understanding of EU policy developments related to climate and energy, and ability to recognise the linkages with other policy areas e.g. agriculture, transport, digital agenda, social dimension.
  • Excellent communication and social skills (oral and written).
  • Ability to engage and network with experts and interested stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Dynamic, flexible, reliable and attentive to detail.
  • Fluent in English.

The main duties are:

  • Implementation of the EPC’s activities on climate action and energy transition as well as providing research and organisational support for the Sustainable Prosperity for Europe Programme
  • Research and writing policy analyses
  • Organising events (drafting event proposals, invitations and programmes, identifying and contacting speakers)
  • Liaising with external experts and interested stakeholders, as well as building and maintaining a network
  • Supporting fundraising activities for the Programme
  • Producing new ideas and taking initiative on projects and activities

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send by e-mail a short motivation letter together with a CV to Maral Bedrossian (Ms), Please mention SPFE-PA in the subject field of the email.

This position is suitable for freelancers.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 14 July 2019.

Interviews will take place in the second half of August.  

In view of the expected high number of applications, we will only be able to contact the candidates shortlisted for an interview.

Thank you for your understanding and for your interest in this vacancy.