CEDEC

VACANCY FOR A "POLICY OFFICER" in BRUSSELS

VACANCY FOR A "POLICY OFFICER"

BRUSSELS

 

Who is CEDEC?

In full support of the energy transition, striving for sustainable, secure and affordable energy solutions close to citizens and customers. CEDEC represents the interests of more than 1500 local and regional energy companies active in every part of the value chain for electricity, gas and heating & cooling, serving 85 million customers & connections.

CEDEC has been actively and successfully advocating since 1992 the interests of local energy providers towards decision-makers and stakeholders in European Union policy-making processes.

We are currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic full time Policy Officer (possible to discuss part time) to reinforce our team in our offices in the centre of Brussels..

 

On the vacancy for a Policy Officer

 

The Policy Officer will contribute to serve and strengthen an extensive network among local and regional energy companies throughout Europe and across the EU institutions, in view of connecting the ambitions and interests of member companies and their local shareholders with all actors involved in the policy-making processes at EU level (European institutions, regulatory authorities, other stakeholders). This will be made concrete, amongst others, by:

 

  • following up the latest EU policy developments, integrated in a clear analysis;
  • collecting and coordinating members’ positions on diverse technical,

legal and financial topics;

  • drafting policy position papers and translate them in convincing messages;
  • preparing and following-up on internal working groups, in close cooperation with member companies;
  • representing the association in external European expert groups;
  • reinforcing our presence on social media.

 

On the required key qualifications:

 

  • Open-minded & balanced personality, ready to contribute in a proactive and flexible way to a small but dynamic team;
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in           energy related topics, having knowledge of the EU regulatory processes;
  • Master’s degree, preferably in European politics or European law, economics or in energy related domains;
  • Fluent written and oral English, other EU languages are a strong asset;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with sense of diplomacy to manage the relationships between persons and associations in a European environment;
  • Supporter of local and public initiatives in the energy sector and companies with local roots, and sensitive to political argumentation;
  • Good sense of humour.

 

We offer a cooperative and motivating spirit, finding the right balance between challenging professional goals and our personal lives. Very complete and competitive salary package in line with the required qualifications.

Starting date can be negotiated, but we would like to welcome you ideally by Mid-June.

 

If you feel inspired by this job offer:

Please send your CV and cover letter in English to info@cedec.com with the reference

“Policy Officer” until 8 April 2022.