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Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
JOB #R1904714

Consultant – Climate Policy

Consultant – Climate Policy

Brussels – Permanent and Full Time

ICF helps its clients to consider the impacts of policy choices on the environment, climate, society, health and the economy. We offer research, analysis and programme management services to policymakers in the UK Government, European Commission and national governments around Europe. We provide decision-makers with evidence on impacts, advice on how policies are working and analysis of the likely effects of proposed policies. Our work involves technical analysis and modelling, including substantial, repeated service work under UK and EC programmes.

Our Energy and Climate team works extensively on improving energy efficiency and mitigating greenhouse gas emissions at national and international level. Our experts work at the intersection of policy and practice, helping government and commercial clients worldwide devise effective energy and climate strategies and deliver implementation programmes.

For example, we are currently working on:

  • Implementing financial mechanisms to deploy innovative renewable energy and low carbon technologies at large scale at both the EU and Member State level
  • Competitiveness analyses of the European low carbon supply side industry
  • Technical assistance to help EU Member States implement their National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs)
  • Technical and economic analysis to underpin energy efficiency incentives
  • Ecodesign and labelling regulations for a wide range of energy-using products
  • Implementing grant support programmes for industrial energy efficiency and innovative, international climate policy technical assistance
  • Sustainability programmes in industry and commerce

We would like to add Consultants to the team, to support all aspects of our work.  This recruitment is for economists / social scientists / engineers with >4 years’ post-graduate experience.


Working as part of a team under supervision to:

  • Support research, analysis, technical assistance and evaluation projects in the energy sector, focusing on climate policy issues
  • Engage with public and private stakeholders through both quantitative and qualitative surveys and technical-economic analysis tasks
  • Maintain appropriate records / uphold quality assurance integrity
  • Support business development activities

Basic Qualifications

  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, environmental economics, social science, engineering or related discipline
  • Understanding of climate policy issues, including climate change mitigation measures, climate / sustainable finance mechanisms, climate change impacts and resilience
  • Experience of implementing socio-economic research and analysis methods
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analysis capability
  • Proven high degree of determination to meet customers’ needs
  • > 4 year’s professional consulting experience (Consultant)


  • Masters’ degree in economics, social science, engineering or related discipline
  • Experience implementing climate / sustainable finance mechanisms would be a distinct advantage
  • Understanding of climate mitigation technologies and their commercial deployment
  • Understanding of the UK/EU energy and climate policy framework

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Brussels, Belgium (BE75)

Public Policy

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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