The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)® is an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organization dedicated to accelerating the transition to a clean, reliable, and efficient energy future. We focus on the world’s four largest power markets, responsible for half of all power generation: China, Europe, India, and the United States.

We’re hiring for the following positions:

RAP is an equal opportunity employer.

European Program Director

Can you expand the reach and influence of RAP on public policies and solutions to Europe’s most pressing energy challenges; manage key relationships within the region to deliver direct assistance to decision-makers; and provide technical assistance, outreach, writing, and speaking on power regulation, energy efficiency, and climate policy to various groups and organizations? If so, we just might be looking for you.

Our ideal European Program Director will demonstrate:

  • Extensive understanding of European government and NGO involvement in energy networks, power sector decision-making, and energy efficiency.
  • Ability to lead staff, as well as manage project and organizational budgets.
  • Personal creativity and strategic vision, coupled with an ability to listen to others and learn from their best ideas.
  • Proficiency in English, both spoken and written; proficiency in other European languages is also desirable.

As the European Program Director leading a team of 8 experts, not only will you play a crucial role in our organization, but your day will also be filled with rewarding global interaction.

RAP offers a highly competitive salary/benefits combination that is commensurate with experience. Position based in Brussels. See the full job description here.

Please send your cover letter and resume by 5 September 2017 to [email protected], attention Christine Salembier, Chief Operating Officer, and refer to RAP/Europe PD in the subject line.

Interviews will commence October 2017.

China Program Director

Can you expand the reach and influence of RAP on public policies and solutions to China’s most pressing energy challenges; manage key relationships within the region to deliver direct assistance to decision-makers; and provide technical assistance, outreach, writing, and speaking on power regulation, energy efficiency, and climate policy to various groups and organizations? If so, we just might be looking for you.

Our ideal China Program Director will demonstrate:

  • Extensive understanding of Chinese government and NGO involvement in energy networks, power sector decision-making, and energy efficiency.
  • Ability to manage staff, as well as project and organizational budgets.
  • Personal creativity and strategic vision, coupled with an ability to listen to others and learn from their best ideas.
  • Excellent English language communication skills. Proficiency in Chinese language (Mandarin) both in writing and orally would be an asset.

As the China Program Director, not only will you play a crucial role in our organization, but your day will also be filled with rewarding global interaction.

RAP offers a highly competitive salary/benefits combination that is commensurate with experience. Position is based in Beijing. See the full job description here.

Please send in your cover letter and resume by September 5, 2017 to [email protected], attention Christine Salembier, Chief Operating Officer, and refer to RAP/China PD in the subject line.

Interviews will commence in October 2017.

Associate, China Program

Can you provide policy analysis, including formulating solutions to power, climate, and economic challenges; and also provide technical assistance, outreach, writing, and speaking publicly on those issues, with a primary focus on written materials and relationship management?  If so, we just might be looking for you.

Our ideal team member will demonstrate that they:

  • Have the ability to analyse policy developments in areas relevant to RAP’s work.
  • Can support the China team to edit and improve written materials and provide first drafts in Chinese.
  • Are able to provide a consistent RAP presence in China and ensure coordinated and continuous engagement with policymakers, industry representatives, other stakeholders, and our funders and partners.
  • Have full written and oral proficiency in Chinese and proficiency in English.

As an Associate in our China program, not only will you play a critical role in our organization, but your day will also be filled with rewarding global interaction.

Position is based in Beijing. RAP offers a highly competitive salary/benefits combination that is commensurate with experience.

See the full job description here.

Please send in your cover letter and resume to [email protected], attention Christine Salembier, Chief Operating Officer, and refer to RAP/China Associate in the subject line.

Interviews will commence in Fall 2017.