Open Vacancy
23.05.2023 mcwebmaster

Junior Policy Officer CIP

JOB TITLE: Junior Policy Officer CIP (Contrat d'immersion professionnelle)

DEPARTMENT: IOGP Europe, Energy & Climate Policy Team

REPORTING TO: Senior Policy Manager

DURATION: 6 months with possibility for extension/permanent contract

STARTING DATE: June/July 2023

The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers Europe (IOGP Europe) is looking for a Junior Policy Officer to support its European Affairs Policy Team based in Brussels. The selected candidate will be fully embedded with the team and will have the opportunity to gather experience in understanding EU Energy & Climate policy and associated regulatory framework.


  • Identify, monitor and report on emerging EU Energy & Climate policy and regulatory developments:
    • Upcoming EU Energy & Climate policies, and regulation (e.g. Green Deal Industrial Plan, Net Zero Industry Act, hydrogen funding opportunities, Carbon Removals)
    • National Energy & Climate Plans (NECPs)
  • Assist the team in gathering and maintaining up-to-date information about Energy & Climate topics
  • Support the Senior Policy Manager in preparing Expert Group / Committee meetings
  • Support the team by developing draft analysis, position papers, responses to public consultations, background briefs and other materials (e.g. presentations, evaluations, minutes, speeches)
  • Gather technical input and information from relevant IOGP Europe Expert Groups and other associations for advocacy purposes
  • Attending external events in the field of energy and climate policy and report back
  • Assist in drafting monthly newsletters



  • Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in European Studies, Political Sciences, International Relations, Energy Policy or equivalent
  • Experience:
    • Internship in EU institutions or business association would be a strong plus.
    • At least 6 months of experience working on energy, climate & environmental policy
  • Skills:
    • Coordination & organisation skills
    • Strong research and analytical skills. Scientific/economic background is a plus
    • Strong drafting skills and ability to turn complex content into concise and valuable policy input
    • Good knowledge of all Microsoft Office tools and desktop research
    • Have excellent command of written and spoken English (native or equivalent). Mastery of another EU language is a plus



  • Knowledge of EU Energy and Climate issues
  • Interest for the oil & gas industry, and low-carbon technologies
  • Willingness to learn fast and juggle between numerous tasks
  • Team player with strong interpersonal, communication and presentations skills
  • Problem-solver: Able to drive compromises in complex situations
  • Eye for detail - spot what everyone else had missed
  • Able to juggle between numerous tasks and prioritise on the go
  • Ability to find and extract information under short deadlines
  • Calm and resilient under occasionally stressful situations
  • Can work as part of the team, proactively offering help and new ideas to more senior team members



  • Monthly remuneration (untaxed under Contrat d'immersion professionnelle)
  • Experience in EU-oriented advocacy work
  • Engagement with IOGP Members
  • Exposure to a broad range of energy and climate issues
  • Room for initiative and growth
  • Being part of a dynamic, young and positive spirit team



  • Reporting to: Senior Policy Manager

Please send your CV + cover letter in English by 16 June to Caterina De Matteis (gro.p1685743305goi@m1685743305dc1685743305) and Gaetana Manganiello (gro.p1685743305goi@m1685743305g1685743305)