CO2 Value Europe is looking for a Policy and Advocacy Officer to support its Policy Team in the implementation of an integrated vision and action plan to develop Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) at the industrial scale, to integrate the efforts of the many different players involved in the value chain and to become the ambassador of the CCU community towards policymakers and funders.
🟢 Monitor, analyse and prioritise the policy landscape relevant to CCU, at EU level and in key Member States as appropriate.
🟢 Draft briefings to explain the relevance of regulatory packages to CO2 Value Europe’s members.
🟢 Support the positioning of the Association on regulatory issues within the advocacy-related Working Groups.
🟢 Support the drafting of comprehensive policy positions.
🟢 Identify, analyse and develop fruitful relations with relevant stakeholders.
🟢 Advocate CO2 Value Europe’s positions towards policymakers at EU level and in key Member States.
🟢 Raise awareness and recognition at the political level of the strategic importance and potential of CCU.
🟢 Lead the building of alliances and joint actions with like-minded actors (e.g. environmental organisations, industry associations, public institutions, think tanks, etc.).
🟢 Represent CO2 Value Europe in various expert fora and conferences where CO2 Value Europe is invited to participate.
🟢 Contribute to EU projects where CO2 Value Europe is entrusted with the tasks of regulatory analysis.
🟢 Support the daily activities of CO2 Value Europe with inputs on regulatory issues.
🟢 A university degree in Public Affairs, EU Affairs, Public Policy & Management, or related fields.
🟢 At least 5 years of professional experience in policy and regulatory analysis, advocacy, consulting and policy campaigning.
🟢 An excellent understanding of energy and climate policy issues and how they link to CCU.
🟢 Perfectly fluent in written and spoken English.
🟢 Excellent knowledge of the decision-making processes at EU level.
🟢 Strong interest in climate change, sustainability and energy transition issues.
🟢 Established personal contacts among policy and other stakeholders at EU level.
🟢 Readiness to exchange with stakeholders on a daily basis.
🟢 Experience working with EU institutions and international industry associations.
🟢 Collegial, proactive, organised, enthusiastic, independent and team worker.
🟢 Experience in best practices in stakeholder analysis and engagement.
🟢 Good understanding of the greentech sector and of complex technical issues.
🟢 Knowledge of any other European languages.
🟢 Experience with social media and other communication means.
Contract and location
This is a full-time position starting as soon as possible. The position is based in Brussels, but remote working is possible. Business travels mainly within Europe should be considered. Flexibility in working time and place is required. Clearance to work in the EU without further formalities is a pre-requisite.
Find the full vacancy and how to apply here. The application deadline is the 26th of May 2023.