Hydrogen Europe is the leading organization representing European based companies and stakeholders that are committed to moving towards a (circular) carbon neutral economy. With more than 300 companies and 30 national associations as members, we encompass the entire value chain of the European hydrogen and fuel cell ecosystem. Our vision is to propel global carbon neutrality by accelerating European hydrogen industry and we are the industrial key partner of the Clean Hydrogen partnership.
Posted 3 months ago
Hydrogen Europe is looking for a Junior Policy Officer, based in Brussels, Belgium or remote in Europe (full time)
Supporting the policy team inter alia in drafting position papers, responses to public consultations.
Contribute to developing and rolling out Hydrogen Europe’s strategy and positions on current andfuture EU key issues.
Monitoring and reporting on EU energy related news and key EU dossiers with focus on
impact on hydrogen related matters.
Preparing briefings and documents for a variety of purposes/audiences.
Assisting with internal meetings and teleconferences; supporting the organisation of
Hydrogen Europe Task Forces and Working Groups.
Team and forward planning.
University or advanced degree (preferred) in Social Sciences (EU studies, Political Science,
International Relations) or energy related topic.
1-3 years minimum work experience in European affairs; knowledge and strong interest in the energy sector with a passion for hydrogen is a plus.
Fluency in English. Knowledge of other European languages an asset.
Solid understanding of EU institutions and their workings as well as understanding of the current situation related to politics, economics and regulation related to energy and the hydrogen sector in particular.
Experience in handling EU dossiers.
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Accuracy, attention to detail.
Ability to prioritise.
Meeting deadlines and providing a high-quality service, even when working under pressure.
Flexible, reliable, good team player with positive can-do attitude.
Solid organisational and time management skills; ability to manage multiple issues and tight deadlines.
Excellent written and analytical skills.
Capable of working independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge and capability with Microsoft Office and online tools e.g. Zoom etc.
What we offer
We offer a competitive remuneration package for a non-profit organisation based on qualifications and experience.
Generous extra legal benefits.
Hydrogen Europe will require candidates to demonstrate that they have the right to live and work in Belgium. Start: as soon as possible
How to apply:
Please email your application in English by clicking here and include in the subject line “Policy Intern” with your first name and surname.
Applications to be considered valid must include: a one-page letter of motivation, proof that you can live and work in Belgium, and a CV. Please do not send anything else.
Visa/work permit requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Belgium and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract. Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure you meet the legal requirements to live and work in Belgium.
Any incomplete applications will be disregarded.
Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
The personal data we collect during hiring processes is only used for the purposes of carrying out the selection process and is deleted once the process has ended. For shortlisted candidates, we routinely ask for their consent to keep their information for 6 months after the end of the selection process, in case other vacancies that could fit their profile open up.