We're recruiting a new senior policy adviser on energy

An opportunity to work on policy to shape the long term future of the UK's energy infrastructure

Published: 1 Sep 2021

By: Rob Mallows

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This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join the Commission team and be part of our work at the cutting edge of long term energy policy for the UK.

We are looking for candidates with proven expertise in key aspects of energy policy. The role provides a great opportunity to work creatively and rigorously on some of the most pressing and long term issues facing UK infrastructure, and to do so outside the constraints of current government policy. It will suit someone with a good grounding in energy sector knowledge and a desire to keep up to date with the pressing issues for the sector. The successful candidate will demonstrate an analytical and inquisitive mind and be someone who is not afraid to challenge the policy status quo; their work will contribute to the development of the policy ideas which will shape the Commission’s second National Infrastructure Assessment, due to be published in 2023.

This role sits within our Secretariat’s policy team, which comprises around twenty policy staff from a range of public and private sector backgrounds; it will require working alongside a mix of policy specialists, analysts, economists and engineers. Advisers also have the opportunity to work closely and directly with Commissioners and to lead our engagement with a wide range of external stakeholders.

Full information about this exciting new role can be found on the Civil Service Jobs website.

The closing date for applications is 19 September.

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