The Institute of International and European Affairs, a leading independent think-tank based in Dublin, Ireland, is seeking a New Energy and Climate Change Researcher. The researcher will report to the Director of Research as part of a research team.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter with the subject line ‘Energy and Climate Change Policy Researcher’ to Fionnuala Keane at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 28 February 2020. Applications will be processed on receipt and interviews will begin immediately.
Responsibilities – The successful applicant will manage the energy and climate change portfolio.
The main responsibilities of this position include:
- Tracking policy actions and proposals in energy and climate change policy at EU and international, EU and national level
- Organising a programme of sponsored keynote addresses, seminars and workshops with high-level policy makers and thought leaders as part of the IIEA’s events programme
- Providing weekly briefing notes on developments in the policy area and contributing to publications/writing policy papers
- Tracking all legislative and policy developments in the area by collating and analysing information from various sources
- Liaising with the chairs and members of the IIEA Energy and Climate Change working group chairs and minuting meetings
- 1st class or high 2.1 post-graduate degree in related field such as European Studies, Law, Political Economy or Political Science
- Strong interest in energy and climate issues and policy as well as European Affairs
- 3-5 years’ work experience in related field
- Excellent research and writing skills
- Attention to detail, accuracy and efficiency
- Ability to multitask and strong organisational skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with high-level dignitaries
- Editing and proofing skills