Energy Analysts – International Energy Agency (IEA) – $100k annual net salary

job Title: Energy Analysts IEA

Job Number:  16043)

Application Closing Date: : 10-04-2023, 10:59:00 PM

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organization comprised of  38 member countries, that works to build better policies for better lives. Our mission is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

Together with governments, policy makers and citizens, we work on establishing evidence-based international standards, and finding solutions to a range of social , economic and environmental challenges.

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From improving economic performance and creating jobs to fostering strong education and fighting international tax evasion, we provide a unique forum and knowledge hub for data and analysis, exchange of experiences, best-practice sharing, and advice on public policies and international standard-setting. common problems.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is an intergovernmental organisation committed to advancing security of energy supply, economic growth and environmental sustainability through energy policy co-operation.

The IEA operates as an autonomous body within the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Both the OECD and the IEA seek opportunities to work with an increasing number of non-members of growing importance to the world economy. 

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The Agency aims to foster the contribution of the energy sector economic development and environmental sustainability.

The IEA seeks to recruit several energy analysts, to constitute a pool of candidates for current and upcoming needs, in order to work with, among others, the teams responsible for the World Energy Outlook, Energy Technology Perspectives, Clean Energy Transitions, Energy Efficiency, energy markets, and contribute to analysis of long-term regional and sectoral energy trends, future technology choices, market developments.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in energy analysis with a focus on one or multiple sectors (like industry, transport, buildings, power generation, low-carbon fuel supply, fossil-fuel markets, renewable technologies).

The selected candidates will contribute to the analysis and drafting of IEA high-profile thematic publications across a large range of energy topics (like country net-zero roadmaps, technology roadmaps and sectoral deep dives, market reports, clean energy transitions).

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More information about the IEA and its work can be found at

Main Responsibilities: Energy Analysts IEA

Research and Analysis

Undertaking quantitative and qualitative analysis of energy trends and policies at the global, regional and country level.

Carry out analytical work on assessing the status, costs, prospects and potential of technologies in the electricity and energy sectors, as well as in end-use sectors.

Working with policy makers to collaboratively develop analysis, strategies and policies to support goals in the field of energy.

Provide the Secretariat with insights and updates concerning status of technologies, progress in the field, innovation and R&D priorities.

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Co-author and contribute to relevant IEA outputs, including project reports, web content, training material, presentations and input to other IEA products.

Seeking opportunities to attract funding from like-minded partners.

Liaison and Outreach

Coordinate the Secretariat support with relevant stakeholders and partners. Foster their interaction and collaboration with the IEA’s committees and standing groups.

Collaborate with relevant colleagues across the Agency in support of the broader IEA efforts and to strengthen IEA engagement with other collaborative platforms.

Promote the work of the IEA externally to a wide range of audiences through organising and participating in workshops, making presentations and holding bi-lateral meetings.

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Participate in preparations for meetings of IEA standing committees, working parties and other groups as required; participate in relevant meetings of other international organisations; provide support for the development of reports, analyses and information items for these meetings.

Maintain contacts with members of national delegations, other international organisations, representatives of industry, and other institutions involved in energy market assessments.

Ideal Candidate Profile: Energy Analysts IEA

Academic Background

An advanced university degree in physical sciences, engineering, economics, energy policy, political science or other relevant disciplines.

Professional Background

A minimum of three, preferably five years’ experience in the field of energy, including a good understanding of energy policies. Experience in working with committees or international partnerships, facilitating dialogue and building consensus.  Experience in government energy policy development would be an asset.

Excellent understanding of the energy sector and of energy technology research and innovation.

Proven analytical experience and strong drafting skills, as demonstrated by past work (publications, reports, quantitative analysis, operative models and/or published papers).


  • An excellent written and oral command of English. Good knowledge of other language(s) would be an asset.


  • Demonstrated ability to digest, interpret, and evaluate energy policy information, digest policy information into usable variables that can be used to compare across geographies and be used to calibrate analysis and modelling, and be able to write cogently on key energy topics and the role of policy in that context.
  • Demonstrated capability to plan and manage projects; and prepare reports on technical issues suitable for a more general policy audience.

Core Competencies

  • For this role, the following competencies would be particularly important: Achievement focus, Analytical thinking, Diplomaticsensitivity, Organisational knowledge, Strategic thinking.
  • Please refer to the level 3 indicators of the OECD Core Competencies..

What the OECD offers: Energy Analysts IEA

  • Depending on level of experience, monthly salary starts at either 6,672 EUR or 8,232 EUR, plus allowances based on eligibility, exempt of French income tax.
  • Please note that the appointment may be made at a lower grade based on the qualifications and professional experience of the selected applicant.
  • Click here to learn more about what we offer and why the OECD is a great place to work. 
  • Click here to browse our People Management Guidebook and learn more about all aspects relating to people at the OECD, our workplace environment and many other policies supporting staff in their daily life.

Selection Process: Energy Analysts IEA

  • For retained candidates, written tests/video-recorded interviews are foreseen towards mid-April and panel interviews are planned around mid-May.
  • This is a recruitment to develop a roaster, several candidates may be pre-selected and further interviews will follow in order to assess the suitability of the profiles towards specific needs.
  • Please note that our Rules and Regulations stipulate that the mandatory retirement age is 65.

The OECD is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of OECD member countries, irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, health or disabilities.

The OECD promotes an optimal use of resources in order to improve its efficiency and effectiveness. Staff members are encouraged to actively contribute to this goal.




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