Vacancy Announcement - Research Assistant for the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency

Monday 07 Jan 19

The Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency is recruiting a Research Assistant to support project management and implementation on energy efficiency. The successful candidate will join the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency's international team of professionals in an interdisciplinary work environment that combines research, methodology development, capacity building and project implementation in developing countries.

The work will be carried out in collaboration with the Centre's management and the team of senior staff involved in research on energy efficiency related topics and in the energy efficiency implementation solutions at local level.

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- MSc degree or equivalent in geography, engineering, economics, environmental sciences, or other discipline related to energy or climate change.
- Up to 3 years of experience on energy efficiency or climate technologies and/or policies work;
- Experience in working on energy efficiency or climate mitigation issues associated with cooling technologies is a pre-requisite;
- Familiarity and relevant work experience related to energy efficiency management, technologies and best practices implemented at city or municipal level is an asset;
- Experience in planning and organising webinars, workshops and conferences on sustainable energy with an international audience is an asset;
- Experience with work with UN agencies and availability to travel is an advantage.


Please submit your online application no later than 17 January 2019 (local time). To apply, please click the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form. The following must be attached in English:

- Application letter
- CV with full personal data and clear indication of contact details - max 5 pages; and
- Grade and Diploma of the MSc.

For further information

Please contact Gabriela Prata Dias, Acting Head, Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency, email:
27 MAY 2019