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Climate and Just Transition Expert, Energy Community, Energy Community

Deadline for application: 07 December 2022

Job summary

The Energy Community has a vacancy for a Climate and Just Transition Expert, based in Vienna, Austria.

Location: Vienna


The Energy Community Secretariat is one of the institutions set up under the Treaty establishing the Energy Community (the "Treaty"). The Energy Community is an international organisation with its seat in Vienna. The Secretariat has overall monitoring, coordinating and administrative functions in regard with the implementation of the Treaty.

Under the supervision of the Head of European Green Deal Unit, the Climate and Just Transition Expert has the following main responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the low-carbon transition of the Energy Community by the implementation and further development of the Energy Community Decarbonisation Roadmap.
  • Provide expertise in the field of climate mitigation and adaptation policies of the Contracting Parties
  • Provide expertise in the field of carbon pricing for the Contracting Parties, in particular its conceptualization and possible future implementation.
  • Ensure the compliance of Contracting Parties' national climate legislation, as well as individual projects, with the Energy Community acquis.
  • Monitor the developments in the Contracting Parties in line with the global climate agenda and commitments under the Paris Agreement and UNFCCC.
  • Contribute to the Energy and Climate Technical Working Group of the Energy Community and to the work of the Energy and Climate Committee.
  • Provide expertise to the Contracting Parties, preparation of policy papers, reports and recommendations relevant to climate and just energy transition;
  • Assist in Secretariat's role in promoting sustainable energy projects in cooperation with EU institutions, IFls and bilateral donors
  • Cooperate with other stakeholders and partner organizations involved in the above tasks;
  • Perform any other tasks as requested by the Head of Unit and the Director.

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by eub2 -- last modified 14 November 2022