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Temporary Offical Energy Efficiency Co-ordinator

The Energy Charter Secretariat, located in Brussels, is the administrative body 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 (composed of 53 states and international organisations), The Secretariat invites applications for the position of:


                                       Temporary Offical Energy Efficiency Co-ordinator

                                          Deadline for applications: 22 January 2021




The successful candidate will, under the supervision of the Head of the Energy Efficiency Unit:

1. Follow and monitor developments in Contracting Parties and in Observer states with regard to sustainable energy policy and energy efficiency in particular;

2. Assist the Energy Efficiency Expert in tracking progress of countries in implementing the PEEREA Protocol and in facilitating the implementation of PEEREA;

3. Assist in providing information to countries and facilitating exchange of information between countries on best practices in relation to improving energy efficiency;

4. Assist in providing information to countries and facilitating exchange of information between countries on best practices in relation to the energy transition;

5. Assist in the preparation of country reports (in-depth energy efficiency reviews and regular energy efficiency reviews) on energy efficiency and Accession Reports;

6. Assist in performing quantitative and qualitative analysis based on statistical data and databases related to the energy transition;

7. Support the work of the Implementation Group on energy efficiency and environmental aspects;

8. Assist in organising meetings and in preparation of documents for the Energy Charter Conference and subsidiary bodies;

9. Assist in research activities of the Energy Efficiency Experts, Secondees and Fellows assigned to the ECS;

10. Assist in organising expert consultations, seminars, trainings and workshops;

11. Participate in developing co-operation with other national and international organisations in the field of energy efficiency and environment;

12. Carry out other related tasks as assigned.


The successful candidate should have:

  • A degree in economics or energy engineering, and at least three years of relevant professional experience in the field of energy efficiency and/or related environmental aspects;
  • 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 Russian or French is desirable; any other languages would be an extra asset.

Desirable criteria:

  •  National of a Contracting Party or Signatory of the Energy Charter Treaty;
  •  Familiarity with the International Energy Charter Process;
  •  Familiarity with the political economy of Energy Charter Contracting Parties;
  •  Demonstrable interest in global development in the energy sector.

The post, with a tax-free remuneration package (C4/C5 level on the Co-ordinated Organisations (OECD) scale), is offered on the basis of a Temporary Official contract of one year and the successful candidate is expected to start working from Brussels as of 1 March 2021. The Energy Charter Secretariat is an equal opportunities employer.. The Energy Charter Secretariat is an equal opportunities employer.


Further details on the Energy Charter Process can be obtained from the Energy Charter website

How to apply?

Applications should be addressed to the Secretary General of the Energy Charter Secretariat by email only at and should arrive no later than 22 January 2021.


Disclaimer: 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