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Full-time fixed term contract of 12 months ideally starting in January 2020

BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation, is currently looking for a policy officer to reinforce its Energy Team.

The tasks of the position will include:

  • Contributing to the EU agenda related to energy & climate policy and developing contacts with EU officials, MEPs, energy regulators and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Coordinating a project focusing on a decarbonised, flexible energy system that is fair for consumers, undertaking advocacy work on relevant initiatives and communicating about project results to a broad audience;
  • Providing BEUC members with information and advice on consumer-oriented energy policies and enabling knowledge sharing among BEUC membership;
  • Preparing position papers as well as technical briefings (such as on flexible energy consumption, the impact on consumers and on the energy system);
  • Organising conferences and policy events;
  • Representing BEUC in public events and relevant stakeholder groups.

The main qualifications we are looking for are:

  • An advanced University degree in energy economics and/or law;
  • At least 3 years relevant experience working in the energy and/or environment sector;
  • Sound understanding of energy policy;
  • Very good understanding of the EU policy-making process and sound experience in lobbying the EU institutions;
  • Good understanding of consumer issues and a commitment to advancing the interests of consumers in the energy and environment area;
  • Excellent writing skills and good presentation skills; fluency in English is essential, additional European languages are an asset;
  • Strong networking, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Solid organisational skills, capability to handle deadlines and ability to perform under pressure, team player.

What we offer:

  • A multidisciplinary and multicultural working environment within an organisation dedicated to the promotion of the interests of consumers;
  • A non-routine job implying action in several topics related to energy markets;
  • Networking opportunities with numerous organisations and the EU institutions;
  • A full-time fixed term contract of 12 months ideally starting in January 2020 (possibly renewable) with a competitive package (salary, fringe benefits, extra-legal paid leave, flexi-time).

Applications for the position should be sent before 11 November 2019 by e-mail to with subject line: Energy Policy Officer.

Interviews will take place in Brussels in the week of 18 November 2019.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Your application should include the following documents:

  1. A short motivation letter;
  2. A detailed curriculum-vitae;
  3. In a separate file, answers to the following questions:

Any incomplete application will be disregarded.

BEUC is an equal-opportunities employer.

Privacy policy: The personal data we collect during hiring processes is only used for the purposes of carrying out the selection process and is deleted once the process has ended. For shortlisted candidates, we routinely ask for their consent to keep their information for 6 months after the end of the selection process, in case other vacancies that could fit their profile open up.

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The Company

BEUC - European Consumer Organisation

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About The Job

Bruxelles , Belgium
Contract type:
Full Time
2-5 Years

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