International Energy Agency hiring Head of the Energy Environment Division

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November 16, 2018






November 16, 2018





The International Energy Agency (IEA), an autonomous body within the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), is seeking to hire Head of the Energy Environment Division.

The job opening is available to candidates that meet the relevant requirements and are citizens of OECD member countries, which, in the region regularly covered by Balkan Green Energy News, include Slovenia, Greece, and Turkey.

The application deadline is December 6.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is an intergovernmental organization committed to advancing security of energy supply, economic growth and environmental sustainability through energy policy cooperation.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks (STO), the Head of Division will develop the Division’s work program to support wider Agency priorities, the text of the vacancy announcement reads.

The Head of Division has line responsibility for overseeing the Division’s budget and for managing the Environment and Climate Change (ECC) and Carbon Capture Usage and Storage (CCUS) units.

The main responsibilities will include leading IEA discussions on environment and climate change; leading the strategic design and implementation of the work program on energy and environment-related and climate policy analysis; and leading and coordinate the activities related to energy-linked topics following the Paris Agreement, and preparation of COP events.

A successful candidate’s professional background should include at least 10 years’ experience in energy policy analysis with specific reference to environmental impacts of energy, preferably within a national government administration or public research institute, as well as considerable knowledge and experience of political and economic aspects of national and international energy policy, economic development and environmental sustainability.

The monthly base salary is starting from EUR 9,679, plus allowances based on eligibility, exempt of French income tax, though the appointment may be made at a lower grade based on the qualifications and professional experience of the selected applicant, according to the text of the vacancy announcement.

For more details, follow the link available on the Jobs page of Balkan Green Energy News.

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