Sunday, February 14, 2016

Wind Energy Technology Analyst

EWEA - European Wind Energy Association

Brussels, Belgium

REF: EWEA/2016/01
As soon as possible
Fixed term contract 12 months
EWEA, the European Wind Energy Association is the voice of the wind industry - actively promoting the utilization of wind power on behalf of member organizations in Europe and worldwide. Our resources are focused on lobbying and policy activities as well as global and national events and responding to enquiries from our members.

EWEA is seeking a Wind Energy Technology Analyst to be responsible for delivering internal analyses and external studies on research and innovation developments in wind Energy.

Main Responsibilities:

Technology and business intelligence:

  • Collect technical information on the main technology trends and business developments in wind energy in order to develop consistent an irrefutable arguments aimed at implementing effectively EWEA strategy; 
  • Perform desk research and coordinate surveys among experts to create written material on wind energy research and innovation trends;
  • Support EWEA Business Intelligence product development and services by providing technical content in the forms of briefs, analyses and reports; 
  • Work in close collaboration with external technical experts from industry to identify research and innovation priorities; 
  • Support with technical expertise project managers by peer-reviewing and commenting EU-funded project related publications and intermediate deliverables.

Project Management

  • Initiate and develop content for EWEA EU-funded projects in collaboration with the project manager and team members; 
  • Identify consortium partners and funding opportunities relevant for wind energy and provide for information to EWEA members.


  • Coordinate the technical content information of one or more EWEA Working Groups, Task Forces or ad-hoc networks; 
  • Advise EWEA members on relevant decisions and industry developments at national and EU level; 
  • Implement and execute membership services in line with EWEA objectives and strategy.


  • Develop, strengthen and broaden an extensive advocacy network across the EU institutions, national authorities, international organisations and other stakeholders relevant to his/her area of expertise; 
  • Formulate policy recommendations for decision makers in order to improve political and legal frameworks for wind energy, especially at EU-level; 
  • Write policy positions papers, reports, presentations and general materials related to his/her specific areas of expertise; 
  • Participate in external events and perform presentations to promote and disseminate EWEA's messages to external audiences; 
  • Participate and actively contribute to EWEA events; 
  • Answer external stakeholders queries related to his/her area of expertise, policies and other wind energy related topics or EWEA work.


  • Follow EWEA procedures and systems in place for effective management of the budget assigned to his/her division or function.

Required Qualifications:


  • Master in Science/Engineering, candidates with wind energy or RES speciality are preferred, but it is not compulsory.


  • Between 2 years to 3 years of relevant work experience in collecting, analysing data and writing technical reports on the wind energy sector.

Personal skills:

  • Strong technical knowledge on energy and renewables policies; 
  • Proven analytical and numerical skills; 
  • Knowledge on technology development processes and R&D;
  • Good to excellent understanding of RES and wind energy technology; 
  • Computer literate (MS Office, Outlook, website management, internet search engines);
  • Additional software and modelling tools are an asset;
  • Proven ability to manage complex organisational and political relationships;
  • Ability to engage with high level parties;
  • Self-confidence;
  • Problem solving attitude;
  • Strong ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines; 
  • Good time management and ability to prioritize;
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills;
  • Thrives in a multicultural and international environment;
  • Ability to work as a team player as well as independently.


  • English (fluent written and verbal) is mandatory;
  • Other languages are an asset to deal with external technical experts, subcontractors and members.


  • Competitive remuneration package;
  • Challenging, international and enthusiastic environment.
To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter by 19th February 2016 to with reference code:EWEA/2016/01.

Note: only short-listed candidates will be contacted 3 weeks post-deadline.

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