Embassy of the Republic of Korea
Bonn Office

Godesberger Allee 142-148
53175 Bonn
Phone: 0228-9437930
Fax: 0228-3727894

 

Posting Title: Energy Consultant

Deadline: Open until filled

Institution: Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Bonn Office  

 

The Bonn Office of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea is seeking an Energy Consultant to support its engagement with Bonn-based United Nations organizations, other international organizations, local, state, and federal government agencies, institutions, universities, and businesses in the fields of renewable energy, environment, and climate change.

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare a 1.5-page weekly newsletter on important developments in the fields of energy, environment, and climate change;
  • Organize the second round of the “Global Renewable Energy Forum 2017”, which will take place as a special event during the COP23 Climate Summit in Bonn in close cooperation with the UNFCCC, IRENA and other development-oriented organizations;
  • Liaise with relevant organizations and agencies to identify possible areas of cooperation in the fields of energy, environment, and climate change;
  • Conduct periodic field trips with a special focus on the areas of renewable and conventional energy as well as nuclear safety;
  • Contribute to meetings with relevant organizations and agencies, i.e. by scheduling meetings, drafting facts sheets and background papers, taking minutes at the meetings, and drafting reports;
  • Escort delegations from the Republic of Korea and facilitate bilateral cooperation;
  • Prepare short papers on energy, environment, and climate change topics;
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Qualifications

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in renewable energy, energy security, environment, climate change, sustainable development, or a related field is required;
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience, including in a government agency, international organization, NGO, or academic institution in the fields of energy, environment, and/or climate change is required;
  • Advanced knowledge of current issues in the fields of renewable energy, environment, and climate change is required;
  • Basic knowledge of relevant organizations and agencies is desirable;
  • Basic knowledge in international relations is desirable;
  • Advanced analytical and research skills are required;
  • Experience in a multi-cultural working environment is required;
  • As the working languages of the Bonn Office are English, German, and Korean, excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German are required;
  • Ability to work under stress conditions is required;
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office are required;
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative is required;
  • Proven ability to work effectively and cooperatively as part of an international team is required;
  • Ability to keep strict standards of confidentiality is required;
  • Showing commitment to the Bonn Office and presenting a positive image of the Bonn Office as part of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) during external meetings and discussions.

 

Salary

  • 45,000 € (annually gross salary).

 

Duration

  • One year with the possibility of extension.

 

Working Hours

  • Monday-Friday, 09:00 to 17:00 hrs.

 

Contact

Please apply by emailing a cover letter, your CV, academic and work certificates, and clearance certificate (polizeiliches Führungszeugnis) to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!. Please use “Energy Consultant” as the subject of your email.