NNWE has a job vacancy for a talented researcher
Date Added: 18 February 2016
Closing Date: 1 March 2016
Job Title: Researcher
Working For: New Nuclear Watch Europe
Salary: £25,000 – £27,000 depending on experience
Set up in 2014, New Nuclear Watch Europe (NNWE) has a mission to help ensure nuclear power is recognised as an important and desirable way for European governments to help deliver their energy needs. Its members include companies, individuals and organisations active in the nuclear industry, including those involved in the supply chain.
The organisation is now looking to appoint a full-time researcher to work closely with and support the Chairman and executive team. This person will ideally bring knowledge and understanding of the energy sector, be an experienced researcher and be comfortable working across a wide ranging and complex agenda. This person should also be strong on stakeholder management and a confident and skilled communicator.
- Conducting project-based public policy research, including desk-based research and qualitative and/or quantitative analysis on energy-related issues
- Daily scrutiny of all developments in the industry across Europe (monitoring government and stakeholder announcements, print, electronic and social media)
- Drafting reports and presentations on the energy sector for internal and external use
- Attending relevant events and seminars for NNWE
- Media relations to include social media, press commentary
- Organise and manage project-relevant events, seminars and roundtables
- This person will ideally bring the following skills and experience:
- Track record of conducting research beyond an undergraduate degree – e.g. at post-graduate level, or experience working for a charity, politician, think tank or business
- Excellent writing skills – including the ability to write to publishable standards in a variety of styles to include articles for the press and website and detailed policy reports
- Experience of undertaking quantitative analysis and/or qualitative field work
- Familiarity with policy areas relevant to NNWE, particularly energy and the nuclear industry
- An understanding of politics and policy-making processes in the UK and the EU
- Ability to analyse and also communicate complex information in a clear and concise way to a range of audiences
- Self starter; the ability to work independently and to tight deadlines
- A strong academic background; graduate level or equivalent
- Experience of helping to organise events
Closing Date: 1 March 2016
Individuals will be invited to a face-to-face interview in early March, which will also include a short written test.
We are looking for candidates who can preferably start within a month of appointment.
Candidates should submit a CV and covering letter, outlining your interest in the role, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please also include details of your referees and a daytime telephone number and email address.