Energy Policy Officer

Friends of the Earth Ireland is recruiting an Energy Policy Officer who will lead our policy analysis and advocacy related to the decarbonisation of the energy and heating sectors.

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This means focusing not only on Ireland’s climate and energy commitments but also addressing the root causes of social and environmental injustice and prioritising support for the most vulnerable.

You will drive our policy development and advocacy work in support of our ‘Faster and Fairer Climate Action’, ‘Power to the People’ and ‘No New Gas Campaigns’ as set out in our Strategic Plan. You will be joining the staff team at a critical and exciting juncture, as the new climate law has come into force. The period ahead also sees the rubber meeting the road when it comes to Government implementation, particularly in terms of phasing out fossil fuels and delivering a major retrofitting programme to 2030. You will be line managed by Friends of the Earth’s Head of Policy Change.


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To Apply: Send your CV (2-page max) with a cover letter (1-page max) outlining your motivation for applying to this position to by 23.59 on 17 November 2021 – please include the role title in the subject of your email. We regret to inform you that we may not in a position to respond to all candidates and can only guarantee a response to shortlisted candidates.