Policy Officer



Closing date for applications: 23.09.2023

Location: Brussels

Hours: Full time

Experience required: 2-5 years

Starting date: Early November 2023



CLERENS is a leading public affairs and communications consultancy based in Brussels, specialised in advocacy, political and regulatory risk assessment, public funding and strategic communications. CLERENS consultants have an in-depth expertise in energy, environment, climate and mobility. 

Position Summary

The Analyst will support the work of CLERENS’ client, the European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE), a member-supported association representing organisations active across the entire energy storage value chain. EASE supports the deployment of energy storage to support the cost-effective transition to a resilient, low-carbon, and secure energy system.

EASE has over 70 members including utilities, technology suppliers, research institutes, distribution system operators, and transmission system operators. Together, EASE members have significant expertise across all major storage technologies and applications. This allows us to generate new ideas and policy recommendations that are essential to build a regulatory framework that is supportive of storage.

Main Duties

The Analyst will work in close collaboration with the EASE policy and communications teams. The role includes a broad range of responsibilities to strengthen EASE’s expertise and activities in the areas of market intelligence, energy system analysis, and system integration.

  • Developing and leading the association’s market analysis and business intelligence activities: collecting data & insights, analyse energy storage business cases, responding to ad-hoc requests from policymakers and members;
  • Monitoring and analysing energy storage market developments; investigate and assess future energy needs, especially in the context of system integration;
  • Keeping up to date with the latest research covering energy storage technologies, applications, and markets; providing advice and expertise to the policy and communications teams to support the association’s advocacy activities;
  • Drafting research papers, white papers, presentations;
  • Leading the work of EASE Task Forces and Working Groups, covering topics such as levelised cost of storage;
  • Representing EASE at workshops, conferences, and networking events, liaising with external stakeholders.

Requirements and competencies

  • 2 to 5 years of experience in the energy sector, ideally with prior experience in energy storage;
  • Passionate about the energy transition, strong research skills, and ability to easily understand and communicate about complex technical issues;
  • Knowledge or experience in any of the following areas would be a plus: energy system modelling, energy markets, system operation;
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and plan to meet challenging deadlines;
  • Fluency in English is necessary; additional languages are an asset;
  • A university degree in a relevant field or equivalent professional experience;
  • Strong writing and oral presentation skills;
  • Ability to learn quickly and work on a wide range of issues;
  • Leadership skills, ability to work in a close-knit team, flexibility.

We Offer

  • The opportunity to work for a growing association promoting cutting-edge technologies to support the energy transition;
  • A challenging, multi-faceted role in a small team with room to grow and take on additional responsibilities;
  • A stimulating and dynamic international environment;
  • A comprehensive compensation package in line with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please send a motivation letter and CV in English to Mr Jacopo Tosoni at [email protected] with “EASE Policy Officer” in the subject line. Applications received after the deadline (23 September 2023) will not be considered.

Be aware that applications are reviewed continuously upon arrival; therefore application as soon as possible is advisable. Due to the expected high number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.


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