Researcher position (New Energy and Climate Change)

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21 Jun 2019

The Institute of International and European Affairs, a leading independent think-tank based in Dublin, Ireland, is seeking a full-time policy analyst for the following policy areas: Energy and Climate policy. The researcher will report to the Director of Research as part of a research team.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter with the subject line ‘Energy and Climate Change Policy Researcher’ to Fionnuala Keane at jobs@iiea.com by Friday 21 June 2019. Applications will be processed on receipt and interviews will be on a rolling basis from Friday 14 June 2019 until the position is filled.
Responsibilities – The successful applicant will manage the energy and climate change portfolio.
The main responsibilities of this position include:

  • Tracking policy actions and proposals in energy and climate change policy at EU and international, EU and national level
  • Organising 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
  • Providing weekly briefing notes on developments in the policy area and contributing to publications/writing policy papers
  • Tracking all legislative and policy developments in the area by collating and analysing information from various sources
  • Liaising with the chairs and members of the IIEA Energy and Climate Change working group chairs and minuting meetings

Requirements:

  • 1st class or high 2.1 post-graduate degree in related field such as European Studies, Law, Political Economy or Political Science
  • Strong interest in energy and climate issues and policy as well as European Affairs
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in related field
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and efficiency
  • Ability to multitask and strong organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with high-level dignitaries
  • Editing and proofing skills

Application details:

  • To apply please send a CV and covering letter with the subject line “Energy and Climate Change Researcher – Application” to Fionnuala Keane at jobs@iiea.com by close of business on 21 June 2019.
  • Please state your availability in your cover letter.

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