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Job offer: Project Advisor (Energy) at EASME

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (EASME) in Brussels is looking for Project Advisors to work in the Horizon 2020 Energy Team in Brussels - experienced professionals (with full rights as EU citizens) in energy efficiency and sustainable energy are invited to apply.

  • Posted on: 03.08.2015

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How to apply? you need to pass a specific test organised by the European Personnel Selection Office/ EPSO (a so-called CAST selection). A call for expression of interest has just been published for Project Advisors on the EPSO Website, for more detailed information, check the link.

You can also visit the EASME website.

If you are successful in the test you may be invited by EASME for an interview and, all going well, hopefully receive a job offer.

What does a Project Advisor do? EASME H2020 Energy Project Advisors follow projects funded under the EU's Horizon 2020 and Intelligent Energy Europe Programmes. The job activities cover the entire lifecycle of projects from evaluation, granting, monitoring and verification to provision of feedback into European policy making. Management of service contracts and contribution to the strategic planning of the team are other core job activities.

What is in it for you? The EU funded projects followed by the Horizon 2020 Energy Team support Europe in meeting today's societal challenge of secure, clean and efficient energy: a Project Advisor contributes to the creation of a sustainable energy future for the European Union. At the same time, the EASME's Horizon2020 Energy Team is a dynamic, multicultural and experienced team of dedicated sustainable energy professionals with backgrounds ranging from engineering, architecture and sustainable urban & infrastructure planning; economics and financial engineering; to political science, societal innovation & behavioural change.

What is EASME looking for? Dynamic, motivated professionals with demonstrated expertise in energy efficiency and/or sustainable energy in one or more of the following areas: buildings and/or heating and cooling; industry, products and/or consumers; city/municipal/regional public bodies, energy services and/or financing of energy efficiency. You should also have a very good oral and written command of English. It will be advantageous to have university education in the relevant field; good knowledge of the European Union policies in the field of energy; experience in the management of transnational projects; knowledge of energy efficiency projects financed by the European Union; whilst amongst your other competences you should be capable of working with initiative and drive, either as part of a multi-cultural team or independently.

To be eligible to apply for an open competition or selection procedure you must:

  • be a citizen of an EU country
  • be entitled to full rights as an EU citizen
  • have fulfilled any obligations imposed on you by the laws concerning military service
  • have thorough knowledge of one of the official EU languages and satisfactory knowledge of a second – at least one of which must be English, French or German
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Source: EASME newsletter | Program: Horizon 2020, Other | S&T field/scope: H2020 general, Horizon 2020: Secure, clean and efficient energy, Energy | Affilation and Pillar: Research and innovation community, Energy and Bio Economy | Geographical focus: EU Member States

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