Senior Energy Policy Advisor

Location Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary €65000 - €80000 per annum
Published 10 months ago
Contact Laura Craughwell
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Job description

Senior Energy Policy Advisor

At Grafton Recruitment we have an opportunity available for a Senior Energy Policy Advisor to join a dynamic and prominent energy company experiencing huge growth at this time.

The successful candidate will join a challenging, fast-moving, collaborative and team-oriented work environment driven by performance, knowledge and continual development.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Lead a team in providing the necessary thought leadership on energy policy developments in Europe to support the transition to a low carbon future for Ireland and Northern Ireland and the development of a well-functioning electricity market in Europe.
  • Act as a representative on key pan-European TSO committees and working groups with a view to realising the development of a well-functioning Europe-wide electricity market.
  • Provide thought leadership input to wholesale electricity market developments in Ireland and Northern Ireland
  • Act as a primary point of contact and subject-matter-expert on EU energy policy and market development approaches across Europe
  • Provide thought leadership input to the approaches required to achieve compliance with the EU's energy market regulations

Applicants must meet the below requirements:

  • A degree in economics or a related discipline and have a minimum of 8 years experience in a team lead, policy development/analyst role in a multidisciplinary environment
  • The ability to lead, guide, persuade and influence others through developed skills of communication and diplomacy
  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative analytical abilities, coupled with the ability to make reasoned judgements based on available information
  • Experience of advising a sector-specific regulator or governmental organisation, and/or of working in an energy environment
  • Experience of drafting policy papers independently and as part of a team for publication Experience of leading diverse groups of individuals with differing backgrounds or perspectives to achieve a common goal
  • Extensive knowledge of EU energy policy and be able to draft documentation in a rational, evidence-based, clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate thought leadership in the development of and support of an organisation's strategic objectives and possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

This is a permanent position that will offer a salary in the region of €65.000 - €80,000 (DOE) along with an attractive benefits package. To be considered please send an up to date version of your cv for immediate review via the enclosed link.

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