Vacancies

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.

In parallel to the contracted/seconded positions, the Energy Community Secretariat offers a limited number of internships for persons who wish to acquire an understanding of the Energy Community’s work or gain experience in the field of their studies / work.

 

Open vacancies

 

  • Electricity Market and Renewables Expert (ref. ECS/01/2019) Vacancy notice
    Application timeline:
    Opening date
     21 March 2019
    Closing date
     23 April 2019
    Additional Information

    Under the overall supervision of the Head of Electricity Unit, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:

    • Execute adopted Work Program tasks related to the implementation of the relevant Articles of the Treaty establishing the Energy Community in the field of electricity market and renewable energy;
    • Monitor and report of the Energy Community Contracting Parties’ progress in the implementation of the obligations related to the electricity market and renewable energy stemming from the Treaty establishing the Energy Community;
    • Collect, process, analyse and present data in the field of electricity market and renewable energy, relevant for the assigned tasks;
    • Assist and facilitate work of the Energy Community bodies in the area of the electricity market and renewable energy development, in particular activities of the Renewable Energy Coordination Group;
    • Assist Energy Community Contracting Parties in the development and implementation of legal, regulatory and financial framework that supports competitive deployment of renewable energy sources and their integration into the electricity market;
    • Support Energy Community Contracting Parties in development of cross-border cooperation mechanisms in the field of electricity market and renewable energy;
    • Promote renewable energy and decarbonisation practices and awareness in the Energy Community Contracting Parties through the organisation of events, such as workshops;
    • Develop relevant policy documents, guidelines, recommendations, procedures, reports, work programmes, projects, tender documents, minutes of meetings, news, articles and other documents related to the electricity and renewable energy matters; and
    • Perform any other tasks on electricity and renewable energy matters, related to the activities of the Energy Community Secretariat as requested by the Head of Unit and Directors.
       

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  • Gas Market Expert (ref. ECS/02/2019) Vacancy notice
    Application timeline:
    Opening date
     21 March 2019
    Closing date
     23 April 2019
    Additional Information

    Under the overall supervision of the Head of Gas Unit, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:

    • Execute adopted Work Program tasks related to the implementation of the relevant Articles of the Treaty establishing the Energy Community in the field of energy markets;
    • Monitor and report of the implementation of the EU Third Energy Package and the security of supply gas acquis by the Contracting Parties;
    • Cooperate with the Contracting Parties in assessing and implementing appropriate energy legal frameworks; taking advisory role in transferring EU best practices in implementation and contributing to integration of their energy markets with the EU energy market;
    • Cooperate with the Contracting Parties  and taking advisory role in transferring EU best practices in  implementation of the coupling of the electricity and gas markets and contributing to fulfilment of the decarbonisation agenda;
    • Support Energy Community Contracting Parties in achieving targets of the Energy Union objectives, in particular those related to energy security, the internal energy market and decarbonisation;
    • Assist the Contracting Parties in drafting relevant integrated national energy and climate plans which should cover a ten year period and provide the current energy system and polices;
    • Provide expertise on gas market related issues and assist during the dispute settlement procedure;
    • Promote work of the Secretariat in the relevant field through organising events, such as workshops, and at international conferences;
    • Draft content-related information for regular updates of the Energy Community webpage;
    • Develop relevant policy documents, guidelines, recommendations, procedures, reports, work programmes, projects, tender documents, minutes of meetings;
    • Perform any other tasks as requested by the Head of Unit or Directors.
       

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