EEF has an opportunity for a Senior Energy & Environment Policy Adviser to join our well connected team in London.
EEF has been established for over 120 years and is the UK’s leading trade body focused in the Manufacturing and Engineering Sector.
In this role you will advise EEF and its members on the complexities of the energy market and energy policy, and how they affect manufacturing and its use of energy. You will also work with government to discuss the impacts on industry of energy policy, markets and legislation.
EEF is a prominent organisation and this role will provide you with a high level of visibility; you will work with a large number of organisations and stakeholders, including well-known brands within our membership, and gain exposure to various levels of government and on occasion the media.
- Monitoring and proactively leading discussions on market, policy and legislative developments in energy supply, energy management and decarbonisation. This will range from high-level topics such as carbon budgets to the details of market arrangements such as triads
- Updating members and presenting clear analysis on the above topics
- Being a subject matter expert and first point of contact with government departments and agencies
- Presenting EEF’s views and recommendations to key decisionmakers and stakeholders and the wider press/social media, including responding to government consultations and parliamentary inquiries
- Coordinating the steel industry’s climate change agreement
- Carrying out research as needed and contributing to EEF’s highly regarded policy reports
Skills & experience:
- In-depth knowledge of UK energy markets, policy and legislation (essential).
- Experience of working in a policy role, or sufficient transferrable skills from roles in industry, government, or elsewhere. Experience leading successful policy campaigns would be advantageous
- A working knowledge of manufacturing, including energy intensive sectors, would be beneficial
- Confident communicator, who can present technical information to a varied audience
- Excellent written skills
- A high degree of numeracy
Based in London, with occasional travel in the UK and to Brussels.
Benefits include but are not limited to: 5 weeks’ paid holiday a year, season ticket loan and contributory pension scheme.
We will be looking to interview for the role as soon as is possible and as such the role may be filled prior to the closing date.