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Reference: 90781

Date Added: 8 November 2023
Closing Date: 30 November 2023

Job Title: Deputy Director, Policy

Working For: Energy UK

Location: London

Salary: £71,400 - £89,250 per annum, depending on experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Energy UK, the trade association are looking to recruit a Deputy Director who will be responsible for leading our policy team working on generation and investment into critical energy infrastructure, developing and delivering the Assocation's activities on generation policy and regulation.

This is a critical time for the UK energy generators and wider energy system, with the need to ensure an affordable and secure transition to a low-carbon energy system in line with the carbon budgets. The Deputy Director is responsible for our external policy positions, feeding into our advocacy and campaigns, and wider thought leadership from our team and Members on key policy and regulatory developments, and ideas for the future of the sector.

Internally, the Deputy Director is responsible for engaging with Members on the formation of policy positions and managing a team of policy experts across numerous topics, for example, security of supply, investment in renewables and low carbon generation, industry governance, carbon pricing, planning, and environmental standards.

The Deputy Director will also have responsibility for the work programme of the Investment Committee which is drawn from Member companies, as well as overseeing its subsidiary committees and working groups and their work programmes. They also have team members responsible for engagement with our European trade body, Eurelectric on these issues, and keeping an eye on global climate and energy policy developments. The Deputy Director will also lead on coordinating the Power Generation Leadership Forum meetings and actions, alongside the Deputy CEO.

The Deputy Director also has more general responsibilities in terms of member engagement, being part of the management team of the Association, coordinating activities and resources across teams, and assisting the Deputy Chief Executive in setting the overall policy direction of the Association.

The Deputy Director will convey the Association’s messages to external stakeholders whether this be bilaterally in meetings, presenting at conferences, or in other channels depending on experience and availability.  

A full job description can be found on our website - https://www.energy-uk.org.uk/careers/working-at-energy-uk/#vacancies

Closing Date: 30 November 2023

Interview/Start Dates

We will look to hold interviews during the first week of December.  

Application Details

Details on how to apply for this role can be found on our website - https://www.energy-uk.org.uk/careers/working-at-energy-uk/#vacancies

Website: http://www.energy-uk.org.uk

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