The successful candidate will, under the supervision of the Senior Investment Official (Head):
1. Examine the investment climate in the energy sectors of Energy Charter Conference member and observer countries, particularly those participating in the Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA) initiative;
2. Assist in the preparation of the annual EIRA publication and EIRA country profiles, by:
a. Conducting quantitative assessment of gathered information with respect to
investment risks and investment policies;
b. Interpreting data, analysing results using statistical techniques;
c. Developing and implementing databases and other instruments in order to optimise statistical efficiency, quality and accessibility of data and information;
d. Identifying, evaluating and implementing internal and external services and tools to support data validation and presentation;
e. Locating and defining new process improvement opportunities and monitoring performance to identify improvements.
3. Assist in the preparation of country reports on investment climate and market structure;
4. Assist in organising Implementation Group meetings
5. Support for Investment part of Accession Reports;
6. Assist in research activities of Investment Experts and Fellows assigned to them;
7. Assist in preparations of Investment related documents for the Energy Charter Conference;
8. Assist in organising investment expert consultations, seminars and workshops;
9. Carry out other related tasks as assigned by superiors.
The successful candidate should have:
- A degree in economics, statistics, law or energy engineering;
- At least three years of relevant professional experience;
- Excellent oral and written English and proven drafting ability, other languages would be an asset;
- Capacity to work in a multinational environment with an ability to be a good team player.
- National of a Contracting Party or Signatory of the Energy Charter Treaty;
- Familiarity with the International Energy Charter Process;
- Graphic design and communication skills;
- Demonstrable interest in global developments in the energy sector.
The post, with a tax-free remuneration package (C4 level on the Co-ordinated Organisations (OECD) scale), is offered - subject to the approval of the budget for 2021- on the basis of a Temporary Official contract from January to 31 December 2021. The Energy Charter Secretariat is an equal opportunities employer.
Further details on the Energy Charter Process can be obtained from the Energy Charter website (energycharter.org).