Regulatory Energy Expert

Energy Community

Regulatory Energy Expert

(ref.:ECS/03/EP/2022)

Energy Community

Kyiv, Ukraine

The Energy Community Secretariat is an institution set up under the Treaty establishing the Energy Community (the "Treaty"). The Energy Community is an International Organization with its seat in Vienna. The Secretariat has overall monitoring, coordinating and administrative functions in regard with the implementation of the Treaty by the Parties to the Treaty.

The EU4Energy Programme Phase II was launched by the European Union, as part of its Regional Action Programme – East. The Programme provides support through evidence-based energy policy design and through a transposition and implementation of the Energy Community acquis/DCFTA/EU best practice legal framework.

The EU4Energy Governance Project Phase II has offices in Tbilisi (Georgia), Chisinau (Moldova) and Kyiv (Ukraine).

To pursue the implementation of the project, the Energy Community is looking for a professional who is interested in an engagement opportunity at a position of REGULATORY ENERGY EXPERT (ref.:ECS/03/EP/2022).

Interested in an employment opportunity and committed to the core values of our institution:

Professionalism – Integrity – Cultural Sensitivity

Under the supervision of Head of Eastern Partnership Assistance Unit and in cooperation with the Head of Electricity Unit, the Regulatory Energy Expert shall be responsible for the following scope of activities within the implementation of the EU4Energy Governance Project (”the project”):

  • Contribute to the design of the countries’ specific work programs;
  • Provide expertise to the partner countries on the regulatory aspects of implementing European policy and law in the field of energy, including renewable energy;
  • Support the regulatory authorities and other stakeholders in the partner countries in the areas of tariff-setting and price regulation, market design and network flexibility, implementation of network codes, REMIT and market monitoring, support mechanisms for renewable energy including self-consumption, demand response, prosumers, aggregation, energy communities and smart meter rollout;
  • Advise on European regulatory best practices in the areas of work;
  • Review the compliance of draft legislation with the Energy Community law and policy guidelines/recommendations of the Energy Community Secretariat;
  • Participate in dispute settlement procedures;
  • Contribute to the implementation of EU4Energy Governance work program;
  • Promote work of the Secretariat in the relevant field at international conferences;
  • Perform other tasks as requested by Heads of Unit or the Director.

The role requires the following competencies and skills from the successful candidate:

  • University degree in law, economy, engineering, or a closely related field;
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in energy market regulation in a national energy regulatory authority;
  • Excellent knowledge of EU energy regulatory framework and policy;
  • Excellent practical knowledge of European electricity market regulation;
  • Excellent command of English and Ukrainian;
  • Proven experience of working in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment;
  • Capable of performing well under pressure;
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills; strong presentation and negotiation skills.

Employment

The Regulatory Energy Expert will be offered a contract for a period of 18 months, with a probation period of 6 months, which may be renewed. The duty station is Kyiv, Ukraine.

The monthly gross salary will be at a level of EUR 6.912,54 which is an all-inclusive package of remuneration.

The commencement date of the employment shall be preferably 1 July 2022.

Selection procedure and next steps

According to Article 69 of the Treaty, the Director selects and appoints the staff of the Secretariat.

The Director will be supported in the selection procedure by a Selection Committee established in accordance with item III.15. of the Rules for Recruitment, Working Conditions and Geographical equilibrium of the Secretariat’s staff of the Energy Community. The Selection Committee will agree on the shortlist of candidates meeting best the selection criteria as referred to in this vacancy notice. Before being considered for an appointment by the Director, the successful candidate will undergo a medical examination by the Energy Community’s medical practitioner1.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview to take place virtually or in-person in mid-June 2022.

Applications and deadline

For applications to be valid, candidates must submit their application using online recruitment form for the position. CV’s and motivation letters must be attached. The form is available here: https://www.energy-community.org/aboutus/jobs/vacancies/form_03_EP_2022.html.

Supporting documents (e.g. certified copies of degrees/diplomas, references, proof of experience, etc.) should not be sent at this point but must be submitted at a later stage of the procedure if requested.

Applications have to be sent by 1 June 2022, 24:00 CEST (submission date of recruitment form) at the latest.

Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Data Protection

Please note that your personal data will be stored and processed by the Secretariat in line with and for the period required by the purpose of the recruitment procedure.

For this particular position, a reserve list shall be established. The reserve list shall include shortlisted candidates and shall be valid 12 months. The recruitment procedure is deemed to be finalized once the reserve list expires.

The Energy Community Secretariat is committed to protect the right to privacy and has implemented measures to ensure data protection. If you want to learn more or have concerns, please send an email to data-protection@energy-community.org.

Should you encounter difficulties in submitting your application, please, contact recruitment@energy-community.org.


1 In accordance with Article III.7 of the Energy Community Recruitment Rules.

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