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Job vacancy/ Senior Adviser EU and International Climate Change Policy at Global CCS Institute

 

Senior Adviser EU and International Climate Change Policy

 

14TH JULY 2021

Position Title: Senior Adviser EU and International Climate Change Policy
Business Unit: Advocacy
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Role type: 1.0 FTE; 3-year fixed term

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Position Purpose

The Senior Adviser EU and International Climate Change Policy is responsible for engaging the European Commission, European Parliament, and Government Missions in Brussels. It is also responsible for engaging with relevant CCS bodies in Brussels, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its subsidiary bodies and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

The Senior Adviser will be the recognised face and voice of CCS in climate policy circles. They will hold, develop and use networks and individual contacts at a very senior level in relevant institutions, national government delegations, associations, and NGOs. This role is the Institute lead for providing advice on and facilitating the development of fit-for-purpose advocacy efforts and initiatives within the UNFCCC and the IPCC in particular.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage with the European Commission, European Parliament, and Government Missions in Brussels to encourage the development and implementation of CCS supportive policies and mechanisms
  • Act as a contact for the Institute with other relevant European CCS bodies in Brussels, to promote effective coordination of effort and activity to maximise the opportunity to accelerate CCS deployment in Europe
  • Actively contribute to the development of the Institute’s climate policy options, especially by bringing expert understanding of the UNFCCC and IPCC processes, opportunities and limitations as well as sensitivities and messaging nuances
  • Follow climate policy negotiations to identify and deliver on opportunities for CCS in international or European climate change policy discussions
  • Identify policy consultation opportunities with the European Commission and lead the drafting of the response
  • Network with Members with an interest/expertise in climate change policy and negotiation to ensure that their knowledge is leveraged and to ensure they are informed of Institute objectives, activities, and achievements
  • Contribute to the development and lead the execution of strategies and tactics to increase the support for CCS in international climate change policy discussions
  •  Engage with senior and influential individuals in the climate policy community, including media, to promote the credentials of CCS and the need for supportive settings for its deployment
  • Working closely with the General Manager Advocacy and, as appropriate, the Client Engagement and Commercial Groups, ensure up-to-date political intelligence informs the Institute’s advocacy strategy on key objectives
  • Other duties as required

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrated expert working knowledge of the processes and operations of the European Commissions and the UNFCCC as well as the economic implications of international climate change mechanisms (including carbon markets) on the broad-based commercial deployment of CCS
  • Demonstrated experience in developing advanced policy options to address the deployment of clean energy technologies, preferably including CCS
  • Demonstrated superior advocacy and influencing skills, ideally including an existing network of senior office holders, influencers and opinion formers in the global clean energy and climate change arena
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Proficiency in English

Desirable

  • Proficiency in a second European language
  • Experience working in a global organisation with a matrix structure

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

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https://www.globalccsinstitute.com/about/careers/open-positions/

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