Policy Adviser: Power and Gas Markets

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12 Feb 2022

ABOUT EUROPEX

Europex is a Brussels-based not-for-profit association of European energy exchanges and delegated operators with currently 30 members. It represents the interests of exchange-based wholesale electricity, gas and environmental markets, focuses on developments of the European regulatory framework for wholesale energy trading and provides a discussion platform at European level.

Read more at http://europex.org/

JOB DESCRIPTION

The successful candidate will work on a full-time basis in the Europex Secretariat in Brussels and will be part of a small dynamic team. She/he will directly report to the Secretary General and mainly support the Power & Gas Markets Working Groups of the Association.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS 

  • Providing organisational and technical support to the Power Markets and Gas Markets Working Groups in close coordination with the Working Group Heads;
  • Monitoring and reporting on relevant regulatory developments;
  • Drafting of position papers / consultation responses, technical presentations, etc.;
  • Coordinating advocacy on relevant energy and climate files;
  • Planning and execution of policy events;
  • Supporting other Secretariat events, including Board and GA meetings;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with EU institutional stakeholders and with the energy sector;
  • Attendance of technical workshops and other relevant events.

PROFILE OF THE CANDIDATE

  • Completed higher education in a relevant field (energy, economics, European studies etc.);
  • Previous work experience of 3-5 years in the energy sector, preferably in energy trading / energy markets;
  • Sound understanding of electricity and gas markets and the wider energy sector;
  • Advanced knowledge of the functioning of the European institutions;
  • Strong drafting skills and an excellent command of English; other languages are a plus;
  • Clear interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with a variety of external stakeholders;
  • Ability to adjust technical content to different target groups; 
  • Independent work style and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural professional environment;  
  • Advanced end user IT skills.

OFFER

  • One-year contract convertible to a permanent contract and the opportunity to work in an international association in a highly dynamic policy environment;
  • A varied role with the opportunity to take on more responsibility as you progress;
  • A chance to work at the cutting edge of energy & climate regulatory issues;
  • The financial compensation will be commensurate with the qualifications and skills of the successful candidate.

HOW TO APPLY

We only accept online applications. Please send a persuasive cover letter and your CV by Friday, 4 February 2022 to jobs@europex.org. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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