We’re hiring: Re-energising Wales – community and local ownership of renewable energy schemes

Can you help us deliver a Re-energising Wales paper on community and local ownership of renewable energy schemes?


The Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA)  is looking for a proactive organisation or consultant to help deliver a thought-leading Re-energising Wales research paper focusing on community and local ownership of renewable energy schemes in Wales.


This research paper will form part of the evidence base for the IWA’s ‘Re-energising Wales’ project, a 3 year project (April 2016-April 2019) that will deliver a plan to enable Wales to meet its projected energy demands entirely from renewable sources by 2035.


This paper will support existing work and build on the actions, policies and structures necessary to protect, promote and achieve scale in the community and local ownership of renewable energy schemes working towards 2035.  This work should draw on examples of best practice internationally and consider whether community and local ownership of renewable energy schemes in Wales can operate at the scale needed to achieve challenging climate change targets and the renewable energy scenarios set out in previous ‘Re-energising Wales’ work packages, particularly the ‘Swansea Bay City Region : A Renewable Energy Future’ case study.


We’re looking for someone with a track record in energy policy, with the ability to deliver compelling research and communicate key findings and recommendations to a wide range of key stakeholders in Wales.


The deadline for this opportunity is 5pm Thursday 29th November 2018. We envisage notifying applicants if they have an interview ASAP after that, with the intention to hold interviews the week beginning 3rd December.


Further details of this role can be found by downloading the research paper description here.


To apply for this role please send a CV and covering letter setting out how you would approach delivering this research to Shea Buckland-Jones shea@iwa.org.uk by 5pm Thursday 29th November 2018.


We would be grateful if you would also complete our Equality and Diversity Monitoring form when you apply, which can be found here. This is voluntary, but helps us to ensure that we are being inclusive in our recruitment.

If you have any queries please call 02920 484 387.


15 November 2018


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