6 yrs
EWEA Activities, BB200801

Job opportunity: Policy Director at EWEA

05.02.2008

The European Wind Energy Association is looking for a Policy Director, the person responsible for the implementation and coordination of EWEA’s political strategy and who ensures that EWEA’s political goals and objectives are met. Together with the CEO and the EWEA Communications and Marketing Directors, the Policy Director plays a crucial role in establishing the EWEA direction, vision and strategy.

The candidate’s role is to manage the policy unit’s work, including relations with the EU institutions, national governments, international bodies, other industry associations and stakeholders. In addition, the Policy Director will have close contact with the members of EWEA. The Policy Director is responsible for a team of nine members of staff and oversees the design, preparation and quality of the research studies, policy documents and R&D initiatives carried out by EWEA.

Key qualifications and skills required

  • Minimum five years’ professional experience in a similar role.
  • At least a master’s degree in Economics, Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Engineering, or a related field, with evidence of an outstanding academic record.
  • Excellent analytical, writing, and communications skills, and experience in formulating and promoting policies.
  • Fluent written and oral English, be able to draft policy documents in English. A second language is also an advantage.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter by Wednesday 13 February 2008 to Chantal Gennen.

Note: only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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