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The Energy Charter Secretariat, an international organisation based in Brussels, responsible for facilitating the implementation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) and further developing the Energy Charter Process under the supervision of the Energy Charter Conference, invites applications for the position of

Energy Efficiency Official (Head)


The successful candidate, who is expected to take up duties in the first quarter of 2020, will deal with energy efficiency policy issues, including the preparation of reviews of national energy efficiency policies.  He/she will monitor the implementation of the provisions of the Energy Charter Treaty and its Protocol dealing with energy efficiency, analyse national trends, assure development and provide support to the activities of the Secretariat related to energy efficiency and develop recommendations for energy efficiency policies.  He/she will also be responsible for relations with other international organisations working on the same issues.

The successful candidate will have a degree in economics or engineering, and at least six years of relevant professional experience. Good oral and written communications skills are imperative, as well as an excellent knowledge of English and proven drafting ability in English  The capacity to work in a multinational environment, together with the ability to be a good team player, is important. Knowledge of French or Russian is highly desirable, any other languages would be an extra asset. A global vision on energy, from a regulatory, legislative and technological point of view will be considered an advantage.

The post as international official with an attractive tax-free remuneration package (A2/A3 level on the Co ordinated Organisations, OECD, scale), is offered on the basis of a three-year fixed-term contract with the possibility of prolongation. The Energy Charter Secretariat is an equal opportunities employer.  Candidates must be nationals of a Contracting Party or Signatory of the Energy Charter Treaty. 

Further details on the Energy Charter process can be obtained from the International Energy Charter website at  Interviews with short-listed candidates are expected to be scheduled to take place in February 2020. 

How to apply?

Applications should be addressed to the Energy Charter Secretariat at and should arrive no later than 31 January 2020.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


All personal information contained in the CV and application will be duly processed by the Secretariat only for the purposes of the recruitment. You can change your data or have them deleted at any time. If you have any questions or comments, please refer to