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13 Jul 2020

The Institute of International and European Affairs, a leading independent think-tank based in Dublin, Ireland, is seeking a full-time researcher in Energy policy.  The researcher will report to the Director of Research as part of a research team.

Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will provide expert level policy analysis and manage the portfolio on Energy policy taking account of the European Green deal.

The main responsibilities of this position include:

  • Awareness of significant policy actions and legislative proposals in Energy policy and the European Green Deal at EU and international, and national level;
  • Familiarity with research in the policy area in relevant academic and policy institutions;
  • Organisation of a programme of sponsored keynote addresses, seminars and workshops with high-level policy makers and thought leaders as part of the IIEA’s events programme;
  • Creation of regular briefing notes on the European policy developments;
  • Contribution to IIEA publications and reports;
  • Liaising with the chairs and members of the IIEA Energy and Climate working group and minuting meetings;
  • Support for the group chairs as necessary;
  • Maintenance of dense network of contacts in relevant government departments and relevant organisations in Dublin, Brussels and with relevant expert agencies;

 Requirements:

  • 1st class or high 2.1 post-graduate degree in related field such as European Studies, Law, Political Economy or Political Science;
  • Strong credentials in energy policy, knowledge of European Green deal as well as current developments in European Affairs;
  • 2-3 years’ work experience in related field;
  • Excellent research and analytical skills;
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and efficiency; editing and proofing skills;
  • Ability to multitask and strong organisational skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with high-level visiting dignitaries and distinguished members of the IIEA.

Application details:

  • To apply please send a CV and covering letter with the subject line “Energy Policy  Researcher – Application” to Fionnuala Keane at jobs@iiea.com by close of business on Monday 13 July  2020.
  • This is a 1 year fixed-term contract.
  • Please state your availability in your cover letter.
  • Applications will be processed upon receipt and interviews will commence immediately on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
  • Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.

 

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