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Senior Investment Official (Head)

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:


                                               Senior Investment Official (Head)

                                           Deadline for applications: 30 October 2020



Under the supervision of the Secretary General or Deputy Secretary General, the Senior Investment Official will deal with investment policy issues and the flagship EIRA (Energy Investment Risk Assessment) publication. He/she will lead the Secretariat’s Investment Unit in the preparation of reviews (and their subsequent publication) of national investment climates and market structures for the signatory countries of the Treaty. Monitoring the implementation of the investment provisions of the Energy Charter Treaty, analysing national trends and developing and supporting the activities of the Energy Charter Investment Working Group, as well as supporting the activities of the Industry Advisory Panel are also key.

The successful candidate should have a degree in economics, business law, engineering or international relations, as well as at least ten years of relevant professional experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and proven drafting ability are required. The capacity to work in a multinational environment, together with the ability to be a good team player, is important. Knowledge of other languages would be an asset. A global vision of energy, from an industry, regulatory and/or legislative point of view will beconsidered an asset, as will a good understanding of the Energy Charter Treaty.

The post, at A3/A4 level on the Co-ordinated Organisations’ system, with an attractive, international remuneration package, will be offered on the basis of a three-year, fixed-term contract with the possibility of renewal. The Energy Charter Secretariat is an equal opportunities employer. Candidates must be nationals of a signatory or Contracting Party of the Energy Charter Treaty. Subject to the approval of the budget for 2021, the vacancy is expected to be filled in February 2021.


Further details on the Energy Charter process can be obtained from the International Energy Charter

website at

How to apply?

Applications should be addressed to the Energy Charter Secretariat at and should arrive no later than 30 October 2020.




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