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Senior Policy Officer

  • CLERENS
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: May 30, 2024
  • CLERENS
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: May 30, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: jobs@clerens.eu


ABOUT CLERENS: 


CLERENS is a leading public affairs and communications consultancy based in Brussels, specialised in advocacy, political and regulatory risk assessment, public funding, and strategic communications. 


CLERENS consultants have in-depth expertise in energy, environment, climate, and mobility. 


We are currently looking for a senior policy officer to support the work of the European Association for Storage of Energy (https://ease-storage.eu/).


POSITION SUMMARY: 


The senior policy officer will support the advocacy and lobbying activities of EASE, guiding the association’s efforts to shape a supportive regulatory framework for energy storage, especially from a market design perspective.  


MAIN DUTIES: 


The senior policy officer will manage the advocacy and lobbying of the consultancy on energy storage in close collaboration with key associations of the sector. The senior policy officer will have to coordinate the messaging of the platform according to the positions of the different players. 


The main tasks include




  • Monitoring EU legislative and policy developments and analysing their implications for the energy storage industry;

  • Liaising with the EU institutions and policymakers;

  • Drafting position papers, press releases, and articles to disseminate EASE messages to EU policymakers and media;

  • Produce analyses, market intelligence reports;

  • Representing EASE at workshops, conferences, and networking events.


REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES: 




  • 3 to 5 years of experience as Policy Officer or Advisor dealing with energy/environment issues 

  • Knowledge of the energy sector and energy market design; 

  • Understanding of the key policy priorities such as REPower EU, Green Deal. 

  • Excellent understanding of EU institutions and policy-making processes; 

  • Ability to coordinate the positions of several players in the field of energy and find compromises between the different positions of these players; 

  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and plan to meet challenging deadlines; 

  • Leadership skills, ability to work in a close-knit team, flexibility; 

  • Ability to learn quickly and work on a wide range of issues; 

  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills; public speaking experience a plus; 

  • Fluency in English is necessary; any additional European languages are an asset; 

  • A university degree in a relevant field; 

  • Willingness to travel for work. 


WE OFFER: 




  • The opportunity to work for a rapidly growing association that supports the mission to achieve a net-zero emissions energy system by 2050;  

  • A challenging, multi-faceted role with room to grow and take on additional responsibilities 

  • A stimulating and dynamic international environment. 


HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your CV and motivation letter by email, indicating “Senior Policy officer” in the subject line, to Mr Thomas Otuszewski at jobs@clerens.eu. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.  

Be aware that applications are reviewed continuously upon arrival; therefore application as soon as possible is advisable. Due to the expected high number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: jobs@clerens.eu

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