Junior Policy Advisor

GEODE
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    May-10-2018
  • Posted
    May 07

Position description

GEODE – the European association representing local energy companies with a particular focus on electricity and gas distribution is recruiting a Junior Policy Advisor to work in the association’s Brussels office, starting as soon as possible.

The selected candidate will be employed in the form of a remunerated internship under the Belgian “Convention d’immersion professionnelle”, with the possibility of permanent employment afterwards.

You will be part of a dynamic international team in the heart of the EU area and integrated into the daily activities of our representation office. This job offers a great opportunity to step into EU policy and get valuable professional experience in how advocacy is done in the debate with decision-makers an stakeholders, to learn building, expanding and using professional networks, how to best shape EU energy policy and taking advantage of language, soft & personal skills in a multi-cultural work environment.

Main tasks:

  • Support the Secretariat in GEODE’s activities related to the European energy sector – mainly electricity and gas distribution. Topics are the Clean Energy Package, smart grids, storage, metering, data management, integration of renewables, flexibility, network operation, e-mobility;
  • Support and coordinate the drafting of GEODE publications and key messages, in particular for the above mentioned topics;
  • Deliver input to public consultations and further GEODE work related to the European decision-making process;
  • Represent GEODE in relevant platforms and meetings;
  • Advice and inform GEODE members on energy related issues;
  • Support organizing and preparing events and meetings.

Qualifications

  • Degree and/or background/education/experience in European affairs;
  • First experience in an European association or EU institutions preferred;
  • Understanding of the EU policy-making process;
  • Knowledge and interest in EU energy policy;
  • Excellent English (native speaker level), other European languages are an asset;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong organisational skills, flexibility, responsibility;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.

Conditions:

  •   38.5 hrs per week, form Monday to Friday

  •   Occasional travelling might be required

  •   A monthly remuneration of 800 EUR net 

Application instructions

If you think that you area good fit for this position, please apply with a motivation letter and CV (maximum 2 pages!) by 10 May 2018. Applications should be sent, quoting “Application Junior Policy GEODE” in the subject line.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Due to the expected high number of applications, we will not be able to reply to any additional queries. For more information about GEODE, please visit www.geode-eu.org 

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