Policy & Project Officer at Ocean Energy Europe, Belgium

Ocean Energy Europe is looking for Policy & Project Officer who will lead “ETIP Ocean”, the Technology and Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy, as well as engage on other projects and policy matters. ETIP Ocean 2.0 is a 3-year project with a strong policy focus on RD&I issues and strategic sectoral development.

The Policy & Project Officer will ensure that this project and other initiatives deliver the maximum possible benefits for the European ocean energy sector. Examples of expected project outputs include: convincing position papers and reports, initiatives that generate positive visibility, informative and engaging events for sector stakeholders.

S/he will be equally responsible for the professional coordination and administration of these projects. S/he will be a part of Ocean Energy Europe’s policy team and report to the Policy Director.

Responsibilities

Policy

  • Ensure ETIP Ocean 2 fulfils its objectives and deliverables, and delivers wider sectoral benefits
  • Write policy documents – from position papers to fully-fledged published reports such as the Ocean Energy Forum Roadmap
  • Secure informative and engaging speakers for meetings, events and webinars
  • Represent the association at events and meetings, to a professional standard
  • Build good relations and work collaboratively with industry stakeholders – technology & project developers, academics, supply chain actors, national authorities
  • Make proposals as to how EU projects & policy can best serve the sector
  • Consult sector stakeholders and extract useful information and perspectives

Project Coordination/Administration

  • Manage project(s) and ensure that timelines for all actions and deliverables are respected by OEE and other project partners
  • Manage and expand the 400+ strong participant list of ETIP Ocean
  • Organise meetings, events and webinars
  • Prepare, execute and report on project budgets & finances
  • Complete reporting for the project to the satisfaction of OEE management and the European Commission

Other

  • Assist with any OEE matters: membership recruitment, conference organisation
  • Help with Belgian and EU administrative processes where necessary

More information can be found here.

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