Funding and Financing Intern - based in Brussels, Belgium or remote in the European Union

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10 Dec 2021

About Hydrogen Europe

Hydrogen Europe is the European association representing the interest of the hydrogen and fuel cell industry and its stakeholders and promoting hydrogen as an enabler of a zero-emission society. With more than 300 companies and 29 national associations as members, our association encompasses the entire value chain of the European Hydrogen and fuel cell ecosystem collaborating with the European Commission in the Fuel Cell Hydrogen Joint Undertaking.

For more information, please visit www.hydrogeneurope.eu.

Job description

We are looking for a versatile professional passionate about the crucial role of sustainable finance, integrated regulation and industry partnerships in reaching the targets for decarbonisation in Europe. The intern will support the Funding and Financing Manager in coordinating the Funding and Financing Working Group of Hydrogen Europe, in close collaboration with the Intelligence team, the Intelligence Manager and the Chief Intelligence Officer.

Main responsibilities

  1. Supporting the coordinating work of the Funding and Financing Working Group such as:
  • organisation of meetings,
  • dissemination of relevant information to members of Hydrogen Europe,
  • animating discussions,
  • help developing common positions and position papers.
  1. Help facilitate access to funding and financing for the members of Hydrogen Europe, which would require:
  • Identifying and monitoring EU funding opportunities for the sector, members or Hydrogen Europe itself,
  • Mapping leading funding facilities and instruments from member states,
  • Mapping the ecosystem of financial institutions (VCs, CVCs, banks, Asset managers, infrastructure funds etc) active in the hydrogen sector, and help establish contacts with these stakeholders,
  • Help organise meetings and events between the hydrogen sector and private financiers (corporate & project finance).
  1. Support the Funding and Financing Manager and Hydrogen Europe’s Intelligence Unit in tasks related to financial modelling.

Required

  • A relevant university degree (e.g., science or engineering, finance, economics, policy, MBA, etc.),
  • A first exposure or experience in private finance of companies and projects and/or business case preparation, acquired either in a specialized consultancy, an investment firm or in the research and EU funding department of a company, a research organization or a trade association,
  • Excellent numerical skills, including capacity to collect, organise and analyse quantitative data,
  • Ability to analyse information and summarising it concisely,
  • Strong time management skills and eye for detail,
  • Capacity to animate group discussions and build common positions,
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office tools,
  • Excellent written English.

Nice to have

  • Experience in working with European institutions and stakeholder management in the European ecosystem,
  • Proficiency in data management tools and database building,
  • Good knowledge of clean energy and transport technologies and players,
  • A general understanding/ real curiosity for the hydrogen ecosystem,
  • Additional languages.

What we offer

  • International and dynamic team,
  • CIP contract for 6 months,
  • Great opportunity to learn about the non-profit management, partner and membership management and the hydrogen sector,
  • Good internship compensation,
  • Home office beyond the Covid restriction period as well.

How to apply

  • Please email your application in English to recruitment@hydrogeneurope.eu by including the subject line “Funding and Financing Intern” with your first name and surname.
  • Applications to be considered valid must include: a one-page letter of motivation, proof that you can live and work in the EU, and a CV. Please do not send anything else.
  • Visa/work permit requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in the EU and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract.
  • Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure you meet the legal requirements to live and work in the EU.
  • Any incomplete applications will be disregarded.
  • The deadline for applications is 10.12.2021. Please be advised that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”. Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.
  • Interviews will be held in the week of 13-17.12.2021.  Interviews will be done remotely if the existing situation determines this to be the right course of action.
  • Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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