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Job: Head of Policy & Regulation – geothermal with EGEC in Brussels

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Alexander Richter 13 May 2019

The European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) is currently looking for a Head of Policy & Regulation, to join its team in Brussels, to start before September 2019.

The European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) is currently looking for a Head of Policy & Regulation, to join its team in Brussels, to start before September 2019.

The head of the policy and regulatory department will be responsible for the European Affairs activities, will manage our team of two policy officers, and will be project leader of some EU-funded projects. The Person, with a senior policy officer background, will work very close with the Secretary General. He/She will be responsible for building strong relationships with Policy Makers.

EGEC is the voice of the geothermal sector in Europe. It’s an international industry association with more than 120 members, representing 500 stakeholders from 20+ different European countries.

Job description

Responsibilities include:

  • Define and implement the policy strategy, engage EGEC in EU legislative proposals and policies
  • Present EGEC policy positions: Develop/maintain relationships with the EU institutions and exchange information with policy makers
  • Overseeing the production and dissemination/marketing of policy papers and project results.
  • Analysis of relevant political, economic and financial developments.
  • Organisation of policy events (press conferences, workshops, conferences)
  • Develop clear and concise positioning and messaging
  • General administrative tasks, coordination of European projects.

Desired profile:

  • Excellent knowledge of current EU affairs and energy dossiers
  • Special interest in Renewable Energies.
  • Good understanding of EU Climate & Energy Package, EU institutions, EU energy policy and EU electricity market regulations.
  • Fluent written and spoken English: communicator (oral and written) in English. Other languages are an asset.
  • Background in European affairs, with relevant university degree or equivalent experience
  • Proven ability to work in a team and to manage projects,
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Flexible and proactive. Ability to multitask and attention to detail.

Experience required :

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in Policy & Regulations
  • A track record of influencing stakeholders on policy and legislation·
  • Experience with EU associations is a plus.

Application Procedure

Closing date for applications:  31/05/2019

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV (in English) to: info@egec.org

Please include your first and last name and the job title (EGEC Head of Policy) in the subject line.

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

Source: EGEC