Senior Policy Analyst - European Green Deal

The European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition (ERCST) is seeking a senior policy analyst to join its team in Brussels to work on EU and international climate policy, starting as soon as possible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be part of the management team of ERCST;
  • Manage (research) projects for ERCST’s main areas of work within the European Green Deal;
  • Monitor and analyze relevant policy developments;
  • Provide support to the director of the European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition;
  • Maintain liaison with stakeholders such as business associations, environmental NGOs, etc.

Requirements

  • 8-12 years relevant professional experience, working on climate change policy, including market approaches to climate change (e.g. the EU ETS);
  • A good understanding of the EU policymaking process;
  • Native-level written and spoken English - proficiency in other languages will be considered an advantage;
  • Be authorized to work and live in Belgium.

Desired

  • A degree in (environmental) economics, or related discipline;
  • Experience working on energy policy;
  • Experience in an international environment and multi-stakeholder process;
  • Be well-organized and able to pay attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment, take initiative and solve problems 
while under pressure;
  • Ability to internalize substantial amounts of (new) materials and think laterally;

Start date: interviews start as applications are received. Work will start as soon as possible after a suitable candidate is found.
Duration: One year contract, with the aim of extending beyond this period.
Compensation: Competitive, depending on the level of experience and background of the candidate.
Workplace: ERCST offices, Brussels.

If you are interested, please send your CV, a 1 page cover letter and a writing sample (max 5 pages) to the attention of Andrei Marcu to ercst@ercst.org. Please write “Senior Policy Analyst April 2021 – first name last name” in the subject line.

The deadline for applications is Friday 30 April 2021.