Description
  • As a senior consultant, you will advise policy makers and industry operating at European and international level on the evaluation, development and implementation of their energy and climate related strategies.
  • Coordinating and delivering integrated assessments on energy & climate policy, based upon collection and analysis of statistics & indicators, summarising and critically evaluating literature, stakeholder interviewing, for example. 
  • You will interpret these results and on this basis, formulate scientific recommendations tailored to the client's needs. You will report the research results to our clients (authorities and industry).
  • You are responsible for coordinating and conducting consultative assignments within time and budget. You will work in a team, but will also be responsible for carrying out consultative assignments independently.
  • You will take the lead in writing client offers, research proposals and seeking funding opportunities.
  • You will continue expanding your knowledge within energy & climate policy domain on the basis of literature, networking, courses and on-the job experience. Within your area of expertise, you will be an active follower of the trends and the studies carried out by other consultants, research institutions and universities.
  • You will identify routes for new developments, playing an active role in exploring research questions for energy & climate related areas.

 

Qualification

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in consultative assignments for governments, policy makers and/or industry in the energy & climate domain, preferably in an international context and in the leading consultancy firms that work on these topics.
  • Proven experience in writing and managing energy and climate assessments, including evaluating the effectiveness of energy policies and measures. You can synthesize the assessment results into implementable recommendations for authorities and industry clients.
  • Sound knowledge of European Union climate and energy policies, in particular in the context of the Energy Union framework strategy.
  • Demonstrable experience in some of the following: policy analysis, development and implementation; evaluation of technical/policy measures to address energy & climate challenges; cost-benefit analysis; data collection, validation and analysis; and stakeholder consultation.
  • Networking and communicating the results of energy and environment assessments to relevant audiences, including European Union institutions, expert groups and research communities.
  • You have an analytical and flexible mindset.
  • Entrepreneurship, commercial flair and initiative are characteristics that describe you.
  • You have good communication skills both in writing and speaking.
  • You have a good knowledge of the English language.

Offer

  • A competitive salary
  • A range of benefits including allowances, insurances, adjustable holiday package
  • Flexible working hours and workplace
  • Innovation is our core asset, therefore it goes without saying that we give our employees the opportunity to undertake additional training and keep up to date in their field of expertise
  • The chance to be part of an organisation with an international reputation, known for its advanced technological research and scientific consultancy
  • The possibility to actively contribute towards sustainable developments at local, national and global level

Requisition

Location: 
Genk
Jobfield: 
R&D & Engineering
ID: 
22981