New opening: Energy Modeller | Power Sector & Electricity Markets

Do you have solid technical skills and a strong interest in European and international energy policy, with a special focus on the power sector and electricity markets?

We are looking for self-driven, motivated modellers to join our EU offices – Athens, Madrid, or Berlin – and work alongside our energy system modelling team on high-standing consulting projects for international organisations, national governments, and the private sector.


In this position you will perform quantitative research to support various activities of the PRIMES energy system model. More specifically, you will:

  • Operate, maintain and further develop the PRIMES model and other simulation tools for the power sector and the electricity markets. Collect, structure, maintain and analyze large datasets with relevance for energy, economy, power sector and electricity markets.
  • Work closely with modellers and analysts and contribute to the preparation of energy policy scenarios.
  • Draft reports, short papers or presentations on the power sector based on model results.


  • Hold a BSc and/or MSc or PhD degree in engineering, economics, applied mathematics or physics or other relevant disciplines.
  • At least 2 to 5 years proven work and/or research experience in the field of energy systems modelling and analysis, focusing on the power sector and electricity markets. Experience in operations research, mathematical programming, optimization modelling is a plus.
  • Demonstrated data management skills, including the ability to use programming tools, preferably GAMS or Python or R for modelling.
  • Be an excellent user of MS Office, with emphasis on MS Excel (including VBA).
  • Be proficient in English (verbal and written).
  • Have a good understanding of European and/or international energy and environmental policy issues with a focus on the EU power sector.
  • Have a detail-oriented and problem-solving mindset, collaborative attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Proven writing skills gained through (co-) authorship of academic articles, technical and/or policy reports in English is an asset.

Working here

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.

We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on. Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.

Work life balance

We offer flexible approaches to work, whether that is working from home, being in the office, or as a hybrid worker. We’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. Wellbeing is at the core of our culture, allowing employees to flourish and to achieve their full potential.


We want you to know how much you are valued. Your remuneration and benefits package will reflect that. You will receive a range of benefits which include support for your physical and mental health.

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.