Energy & Climate Change Junior Consultant - Building sector

Job description : 

CLIMACT is growing and looking for talented individuals.

The Buildings team facilitates the transition to a climate-neutral built environment with a specific focus on buildings energy renovation.​

The job, as part of a great team of experienced consultants, includes the following responsibilities :

  • Further development and leveraging of CLIMACT expertise and credentials in the transition towards a climate-neutral buildings stock, in Belgium and in Europe
  • Development and impact assessment of emission reduction (policy) action plans in the buildings sector
  • Technical and financial quantification of energy efficiency and renewable energy measures in the buildings sector
  • Stakeholder dialogue facilitation in the energy renovation market

The position will also include

  • Preparation of proposals for private and public organizations in the buildings sector at local, regional and EU levels.
  • Full ownership and management of various projects in the building sector, including understanding and leveraging the EPBD directive and renovation strategies.
  • Research and analyses related to energy & climate change questions, in close collaboration with stakeholders from the buildings sector.
  • Field data collection and interpretation to design renovation strategies, action plans and pilot projects.

Job requirements : 

Potential candidates should present the following experience and skills :

  • University degree or equivalent with a strong interest in energy and climate change related issues
  • Financial and technical knowledge of Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energies and Low Carbon technologies
  • 2 to 3 years of relevant experience in the construction or renovation sector and/or in sustainability is a plus
  • Highly creative and autonomous, with strong teamwork skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong empathy and customer relations management skills
  • Experience with or knowledge in data mining, data analysis and modelling tools is a plus
  • Good communication skills (FR, NL & EN) – bilingual is a plus​

We offer

  • Permanent contracts with a competitive salary and package
  • Consistent mobility solutions
  • Flexible telecommunication tools and home-working
  • Headquarters in Louvain-la-Neuve and shared offices in Brussels.