Careers

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 positions

We are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager, an Intern and a Volunteer to support our World Energy Scenarios & Resources Team.

 

1) World Energy Scenarios & Resources Team Senior Project Manager

The World Energy Council is seeking a Senior Project Manager who will form part of the World Energy Scenarios and Resources team and work closely with the Deputy Director. A good understanding of the energy sector, global affairs and experience in project management and stakeholder relations, are required.

Following the well-received launch of its most recent set of world scenarios, “World Energy Scenarios: Composing Energy Futures to 2050”, in October 2013, the World Energy Council (WEC) is now launching the next round of its scenario and resources activities. This entails a scenario deep dive for Latin America and Africa and the review of the Global scenarios for 2016. The Energy Resources publication will entail evaluating the potentials of all the energy resources, as well as some cross-cutting technologies, assessing opportunities/limitations, new technologies and risks relating to these.

The main responsibilities of the position are:

  • Working with the Core Team and the Study Groups to advance the project;
  • Assisting with development and implementation of the work plan for the next phases of Scenarios and Resources;
  • Interacting with external project partners who are producing the modelling and some content for the study;
  • Interacting with members of the various study groups to ensure delivery of reports and reviewing content;
  • Organising, preparing and attending meetings and workshops related to the project;
  • Working with the London office team to ensure that the Scenarios messages and outcomes are consistent with messages and outcomes from WEC’s other flagship projects;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of energy issues and technologies
  • Research experience
  • Writing skills
  • Stakeholder management
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken fluency in English
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Flexibility, commitment and an ability to multi-task

The role is a permanent and full time position.

 

How to apply

To apply please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter, outlining why you are well suited to the role to Rachael Munday munday@worldenergy.org

Please state Scenario & Resources Team Senior Project Manager in the subject of your email.

The deadline for applications is Friday 20 February 2015.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

 

 

2) World Energy Scenarios & Resources Team Intern

The World Energy Council is seeking an intern who will interact with the World Energy Scenarios and Resources team on presentations, various research papers, documentation management and stakeholder management. A good understanding of the energy sector, global affairs and an interest in desktop research is required. This is a paid internship to assist candidates in deepening their knowledge and experience in the global energy field and provide practical application of theoretical knowledge. The opportunity is available for at least 24h per week for the duration of at least 10 months.

Following the well-received launch of its most recent set of world scenarios, “World Energy Scenarios: Composing Energy Futures to 2050”, in October 2013, the World Energy Council (WEC) is now launching the next round of its scenario and resources activities. This entails a scenario deep dive for Latin America and Africa and in the developing thereof, will examine the Energy-Water-Food (EWF) nexus, energy storage. Evaluation of the potentials of all the energy resources, as well as some cross-cutting technologies, assessing opportunities/limitations, new technologies and risks relating to these. An intern will be required to assist with research and information gathering on several of these topics.

Requirements:

  • Post-graduate student in related field of study
  • Knowledge on energy issues and technologies
  • Organisational skills
  • Research experience
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken fluency in English
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility, commitment and an ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter

Duration: 10 months

Hours: 24 – 40 hours per week

 

How to apply

To apply please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter, outlining why you are well suited to the role to Rachael Munday munday@worldenergy.org

Please state Scenario & Resources Team intern in the subject of your email.

The deadline for applications is Friday 20 February 2015.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

 

 

3) World Energy Scenarios & Resources Team Volunteer

The World Energy Council is seeking a volunteer who will interact with the World Energy Scenarios and Resources team on presentations, various research papers, documentation management. This would require some admin skills and an understanding of the energy sector would be useful. This would ideally suit someone interested in gaining some work experience and expanding his/her knowledge on energy matters. Tasks will be assigned on an ad-hoc basis and could include spell-checking of papers / reports; adding finishing touches to Power Point presentations; transferring data to Excel spreadsheets; cross-checking data; desktop information gathering and assisting the arrangements for meetings and workshops. Travel costs within London will be reimbursed and there is the opportunity to work remotely occasionally.

Requirements:

  • Organisational skills
  • Good communication skills, written and spoken fluency in English
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility, commitment and an ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter

Duration: 12 months

Hours: Ad-hoc, 8 – 40 hours per month

 

How to apply

To apply please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter, outlining why you are well suited to the role to Rachael Munday munday@worldenergy.org

Please state Scenario & Resources Team Volunteer in the subject of your email.

The deadline for applications is Friday 20 February 2015.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

 

 

WEC 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 WEC also employs professionals in communications and media, finance, IT, HR and marketing.

Interested in exploring career opportunities at the World Energy Council?

Contact Emily Melton, Chief Operating Officer at the WEC London office using the Contact form below.

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