Unit Manager Energy and Climate Policy
Ecofys Utrecht is looking for a Unit Manager for our unit Energy and Climate Policy
The Strategy Cluster of Ecofys works on analysis and strategic advice in four main areas: technology and innovation; energy and climate policy evaluation and design; energy market developments and climate change. The international cluster has a multidisciplinary staff carrying out projects for international clients.
As a Unit Manager you are responsible for market development and client relations, unit performance, content development and people management. The unit Energy and Climate Policy delivers policy advice to private and public clients. Main clients are European Commission, Dutch and UK government, NGOs and utilities. Main topics are:
- Climate policy impact analyses and potential reduction estimates
- Low carbon energy scenarios
- Renewable energy policy and techno economic analyses
- Carbon Capture Storage
The unit worked on a range of projects last year including ones on CCS (e.g. the organisation of theGHGT10 conference and the start of a project called CATO2), scenario work such as The Energy Report for
WWF, advise to the NL government on renewable energy policies and several projects in the corporate sector.e. g for utilities and energy traders.
You manage an international team of 16 people, ranging from junior consultant to expert, that is situated in Utrecht and London. You steer the sales process and the project execution process and are yourself actively involved in acquisition and stakeholder management. You set direction, inspire others and look for synergies within the company.
You have an academic background and 7 years or more of relevant working experience, preferably in the consultancy business. You demonstrate business sense and are able to steer the unit’s performance. You are known for your leadership qualities and could act as a role model for Ecofys.
You have good knowledge of the policy landscape in EU and understanding of political processes and the ability to play an influencing role. You are able to show vision on international energy and climate policy and can translate this into a concrete business plan.
A network in international NGOs and governments (including the Netherlands Government) and good knowledge of potential partners/competitors would be an advantage
Working for Ecofys
With our deep know-how in energy-efficiency, renewable energy and climate change we develop smart policies and concepts and bring them to life. We are a pioneer in sustainable energy, energy-efficiency and climate change solutions for sustainable energy projects worldwide. We have over 220 employees in offices in the Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom and a worldwide network of specialists.
Working for Ecofys means working together with inspiring colleagues in an informal company culture, with room for own initiative and growth. We offer you an attractive package of secondary employment benefits.
For further information, please contact Angelique Kruif, International HR Manager, by phone number +31 30 662 3263. To apply, send your CV and covering letter with the subject “Unit Manager ECU” to firstname.lastname@example.org.