JOBS AD: Policy officer


  • PUBLISHED: December 14, 2021

EGEC is the voice of the geothermal sector in Europe. Its vast membership is focused on providing baseload renewable heating, cooling and electricity to address the climate crisis and the energy transition.

We are looking for a confident, dynamic and quick-learning Policy Officer to join our Policy Team. A long-term Belgian contract (38h/week) is offered from February 2022.

You will be an integral part of the Policy Team focused on outreach on the EU climate and energy policy. This also includes supporting European Technology and Innovation Platforms.

Job description

  • Supporting funding applications
  • Production and dissemination of policy papers.
  • Liaising with the EU Institutions and other industry organisations.
  • Managing European Technology and Innovation Platforms (Organising meetings, preparing research documents and overseeing Working Group activities).
  • Monitoring EU energy and research policy.
  • Supporting funding applications

Required experience:

  • At least 2 years of work experience in EU policy development or project management;
  • Fluent written and spoken English. Other languages are an asset.
  • Experience in the organisation and management of meetings.
  • Computer proficiency (Office suite, etc.).

Desired profile:

  • Experience in EU project management (H2020, LIFE…);
  • Knowledge of energy research (SET Plan) policies is an advantage;
  • Experience in drafting position papers, publications and other communication materials;
  • Experience of corporate social media communications on twitter and Linked-in;
  • Experience of website management especially WordPress is an added value.

Application Procedure

Application Procedure

Closing date for applications:  15th of January 2022

To apply, please send:

i)  A motivation letter outlining your experiences against the desired profile

ii) A separate document outlining the opportunities and challenges for geothermal energy in the context of the EU’s fit for 55 package in no more tan 600 words.

iii) Your CV

All documents should be in English and sent to:

Please include your first and last name and the job title (EGEC policy officer) in the subject line.

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Interview are expected to take place in the end of January.

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