Energy Valley is looking for an EU Advisor

Energy Valley is looking for an EU Advisor

To further help us develop our international position and to mobilise the cluster and its members for the vast opportunities within the EU system, we are seeking an EU advisor with good knowledge of EU and Horizon Europe. Apply here!

Key responsibilities:

  • Build and utilize Energy Valley’s extensive network to identify potential partners for collaborative proposals under Horizon Europe, focusing on energy and sustainability projects.
  • Coordinate and actively seek contact with national and European network to postion the cluster and the cluster members.
  • Assist member companies in developing project proposals for Horizon Europe calls relevant to energy and sustainability.
  • Develop project proposals together with the members and partners of Enegy Valley, by establishing strong industry consortias in Norway and finding relevant European partners.
  • Organize and facilitate events and workshops to mobilise the members of the cluster til participate in EU programmes.
  • Share knowledge, experience and insight to other clusters and innovation actors
  • Contribute to Innovation Norway and national bodies to optimize EU announcement and work programmes.

 Qualifications & skills:

  • Relevant education, preferably with a master’s or PhD degree. Knowledge and insight in the energy industry and sustainability.
  • Networking and project management will be important in this position.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in EU project applications and management, with exposure to energy-related projects.
  • Ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders in EU projects (start-ups, SMEs, academic institutions, global companies).
  • Experience in innovation management, with a focus on energy and sustainability.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Independent, result-driven, and motivated to contribute to Energy Valley’s mission of promoting sustainable energy development.
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken.

The EU Advisor will be part of the Energy Valley team and located in our offices at Fornebu.

What we offer:

  • Be part of a team of industry professionals, with great passion for the energy sector.
  • A diverse role with the chance to engage with industry, authorities, academia, and other key stakeholders in the energy sector.
  • Modern office location at Fornebu.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • A dynamic and energetic working environment.
  • Opportunity to take part in driving the energy transition in a growing organization with huge potential.
  • Some travelling may be expected.

For any questions regarding Energy Valley or the position, please contact; 
Bjørn Ottar Elseth, / +47 905 74 985 or Vibeke Østlyngen, / +47 911 21 161 or Preben Strøm, / +47 911 75 866.

Application deadline: February 15th 2024

You can apply here.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

About Energy Valley

Energy Valley is a prominent cluster organization and Norwegian Centre of Expertise (NCE) in Energy Technology. We unify approximately 150 member companies and partners within the greater capital region of Norway, advocating for the energy transition and digitalization of the energy industry. By facilitating infrastructure, collaboration, innovation, knowledge transfer, and new insights, Energy Valley enables its members to adapt, benefit from, and contribute towards a sustainable energy transition. Energy Valley is also representing the national member committee for the World Energy Council Norway. Discover more about our impactful work at