BirdLife Europe and Central Asia (ECA) is looking for a dynamic, passionate and committed energy professional to support BirdLife Partners on EU energy strategies and policies with a specific focus on offshore development.
The European energy system is under massive change, speed and scale will intensify and impact all nature environments. BirdLife wants to contribute in a constructive way to find the solutions that will allow scale in renewable energy sources and electricity grids while at the same time protecting nature and ecosystems.
The new staff will support and coordinate the vast BirdLife network with expertise from across Europe on how to facilitate a nature-friendly energy transition into the national and the European policy processes. The Senior Energy Officer will share its technical knowledge with national Birdlife representatives and contribute at informing and shaping national and European energy policies especially for offshore, interact with industry players, project developers, and policy makers and constructively propose solutions to enable reaching the high renewable and electricity grids deployment targets.
We are looking for a candidate with the following characteristics:
The contract will run initially for 2 years with the possibility to extend it. The work location is Brussels. Partial home office arrangements available with at least 2 days a week office presence required.
Please submit a full CV, a comprehensive cover letter (all in English). In the cover letter please describe your reasons for applying for the position, your main interests and skills that you feel you can bring to the role, and when you are able to start. Please send your application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include in the email subject: Senior Energy Officer.
Closing date: No closing date is set for this position. Applications are processed as they come and until we have found a suitable candidate.
Only candidates with relevant experience will receive a reply.
The selection process will include both remote and face to face interviews if the pandemic situation allows.
BirdLife ECA is a Partnership of 48 national conservation organisations and a leader in bird conservation. Our unique local to global approach enables us to deliver high impact and long term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.
BirdLife ECA is one of the six regional Secretariats that compose BirdLife International, the global authority on the status of bird species. Based in Brussels, it supports the European and Central Asian Partnership and is present in 47 countries including all EU Member States.
With more than 4.100 staff in Europe, 2 million members and tens of thousands of skilled volunteers, BirdLife Europe and Central Asia, together with its national Partners, owns or manages more than 6,000 nature sites totalling 320 000 hectares.
In Brussels, the BirdLife ECA team works mainly on EU policy issues and aims at improving EU legislation relating to the environment and biodiversity.Veröffentlicht am: 11.08.2022