The World Energy Council is an international membership organisation with national Member Committees in over 90 countries.

It is headquartered in London (UK).  Its employees represent over 15 different countries, speak more than ten languages and come from a broad range of backgrounds, most with experience in the energy sector.

Currently available position

Coordinator in the Resources team

Job Title:                      Coordinator, Resources

Hours:                           Full time

Fixed Term Contract:    12 Months

Salary:                          £23 – 25,000, depending on experience

The World Energy Council has an exciting opportunity for a Coordinator to join our Resources Team in the London secretariat. This role offers significant exposure to the global energy field and key issues affecting the Council’s stakeholders.

The role of the Resources Coordinator is to provide support and depth to the Resources team, maintaining dialogue with external and internal stakeholders, coordinating project needs, and contributing to the World Energy Council’s mission. This role plays has an important function in the delivery of our World Energy Resources report, an authoritative flagship publication.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide ongoing support to the Resources Study Group and programme deliverables (research, analysis, summaries, reports, events)
  • Ensure support for the production of our World Energy Resources Report 2016
  • Effectively manage and engage our key stakeholders
  • Provide effective support and advice to senior colleagues on areas that support the Council’s objectives


The key objectives of this role are to:

  • Act as a first-line of contact and support for our Knowledge Networks in the Resources Study Group.
  • Identify, research and analyse qualitative and quantitative evidence to underpin report findings.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement research activities including roundtables, meetings, surveys, and consultative exercises.
  • Be responsible for cataloguing and organising resources documentation and inputs, and working with internal and external partners to publish reports and summaries of key findings. Work closely with the marketing and communications team to draft and timely publish relevant website content and ensure consistent output of messages.
  • Draft a range of documents including reports, stakeholder communications, meeting agendas, presentations, research and meeting summaries, analyses, and briefings for internal and external audiences including senior colleagues and key stakeholders.
  • Undertake research on various resource technologies and various aspects of these technologies to supplement the work of Knowledge network members. Proactively identify stakeholders that may be interested in resources activities, and initiate and maintain contact to promote the World Energy Council’s work.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the Resources input to the CRM database.
  • Be a confident representative to external stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Become a source of information on external stakeholders for the rest of the organisation.
  • Support the Resources and broader Council team as required.


Skills required

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be a pro-active member of the Resources and organisational team; a confident and sound communicator with first-rate written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Have demonstrable ability to initiate and support relationships with internal and external stakeholders, to act as credible representative to stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Possess strong analytical, numeracy, and writing skills with good attention to detail. Be comfortable with technical and data aspects.
  • Be interested in and curious about energy and resources and how the World Energy Council can have a role.
  • Demonstrate strong organisational skills, and an ability to plan and prioritise conflicting tasks in a fast-paced environment, with awareness of risks and how they can be managed.
  • Be a self-starter, flexible and adaptable in approach, and able to work autonomously.
  • Take an active role in personal development, frequently review individual objectives and attend training sessions as required.
  • Be able to work well in a diverse and multicultural team.



The likely candidate will:

  • Have a degree and/or experience in energy, engineering, policy, economics, environmental policy or similar.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience in a relevant field with a demonstrated and sound understanding of the energy sector, energy technologies and global energy developments.
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement.
  • Genuine interest in energy policy.


To apply

  • You must have eligibility to work in the EU to apply for this role.
  • Please send a covering letter outlining how your experience meets the skills and background of the role specification and a copy of your CV to (178.00 B).
  • Your application should arrive no later than 23 February 2016. However, candidates are encouraged to apply earlier as we may close submissions if the position becomes filled.


World Energy Council Employees

It takes expertise, passion and dedication to coordinate the action of energy leaders and practitioners across the world. Working at the World Energy Council is a rewarding experience for anyone who is committed to our sustainable energy future, enjoys working in a challenging, fast-paced, multi-cultural environment and has worked in the energy field, although the Council also employs professionals in communications and media, finance, IT, HR and marketing.


Interested in exploring career opportunities at the World Energy Council?

Contact Tania Baumann, Chief of Staff at the World Energy Council London secretariat using the Contact form below.