Market Intelligence Intern

We currently look for a highly motivated and detail-oriented intern to support the Market Intelligence Team.

Location:

Brussels, Belgium

Deadline:

23 February 2024

SolarPower Europe is a member-led association representing the European solar PV sector. SolarPower Europe’s aim is to ensure that more energy is generated by solar than any other energy source by 2030 and lead our members to make solar the core of a smart, sustainable and inclusive energy system. We are an award-winning association and have over 300 members spanning 35 countries. We aim to produce thought-leading energy market analysis and support the business of our members through creative and successful advocacy campaigns. 

 

SolarPower Europe believes innovative solutions arise from diverse teams that receive input from a range of experiences and perspectives.  We are multicultural, representing more than 20 nationalities and 21 languages.   

 

We currently look for a highly motivated and detail-oriented intern to support the Market Intelligence Team.

Essential attributes for this role include an analytical mindset, writing skills, and the ability to meet tight deadlines.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Head of Market Intelligence, your job responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Market Intelligence team in delivering high-quality market reports, briefs and other products; 
  • Monitoring the development of EU and national policies related to solar energy as well as associated market trends for the production of quantitative and qualitative research on the sector; 
  • Supporting your SolarPower Europe colleagues by providing data, research and insights on solar PV market, policy and technology trends; 
  • Liaison with international market experts and other stakeholders for the collection, sharing and dissemination of market data;
  • Preparing notes, presentations and relevant materials related to solar; and
  • Performing any other applicable duties or tasks as needed.

 

PROFILE

The ideal candidate has the following professional profile:

  • A university degree in a relevant discipline such as Energy Economics, Renewable Energy Policy, Statistics, or similar. A Bachelor’s Degree is the minimum requirement for consideration;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of renewable energy technology, markets, policy, regulation; 
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills as well as a solution-oriented mindset;
  • Attention to detail coupled with good time management skills;
  • Advanced Excel skills;
  • Ability to work with and present data in a variety of formats;
  • Proactive approach to engage with external stakeholders and experts for data collection; 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • The right to work in Belgium (EU citizen, Mcard, Student or Work visa);
  • Fluency in English and in at least one other EU language.

 

OUR OFFER

We offer a dynamic working environment within a close-knit and multicultural team in Brussels. This is a perfect opportunity for a talented person to start building a career in the renewable energy sector, working in a continuously evolving market and developing knowledge on solar. As we are currently expanding our team, the internship might develop into a full-time long-term employment opportunity.

 

  • A Belgian 6-month contract (Convention Immersion Professionnelle)
  • A competitive remuneration package, including 5 holidays, public transportation allowance, work from home allowance, and lunch vouchers.

 

SOLAR FOR ALL  

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are at the heart of our mission to ensure that solar is at the core of a smart, sustainable and inclusive energy system.  The more diverse our team, the more unique perspectives and ideas we can share to move this mission forward.   
   

We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all genders, backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures and experiences to help make this a reality.  

 

APPLICATION

A CV (maximum 2 pages) and a one-page motivation letter should be sent to recruitment@solarpowereurope.org until COB 5 February 2024 quoting “Market Intelligence Intern in the subject line.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

 

Note that while we recognise the role of generative AI tools within the workplace, we would like your cover letter to share and demonstrate your unique perspective and approach to the role.  For this reason, we discourage over reliance on such tools in your application. 

 

For more information on SolarPower Europe, please visit www.solarpowereurope.org 

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