Legal and Regulatory Expert - EBRD project: Development of a joint regional energy market post-trade framework in Southern and Eastern Europe

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Last update: May 23, 2022 Last update: May 23, 2022


Deadline: May 26, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Home Based Home Based
Sectors: Energy, Law Energy, Law
Job type: Contract, 4 to 12 months
English English
Work experience: From 5 years
Date posted: May 20, 2022
Expected starting date: Sep 1, 2022


EURO-FUNDING Multilateral Projects, S.L. is looking for a Legal and Regulatory Expert for the following EBRD financed project: Development of a joint regional energy market post-trade framework in Southern and Eastern Europe

The overall objective of the project is to support the regional integration of the organised energy markets in Southern and Eastern Europe via the creation of connectivity among the local energy market post-trade infrastructures, which will facilitate the energy transition by focusing on low carbon energy trading. The specific objectives are (1) to review and consolidate the various initiatives on energy trading in the region (2) prepare the concept of an optimal joint regional energy market post-trade framework, which includes specific design solution for the energy transition. This is expected to facilitate the trading of low carbon energy and exclude the trading of energy products, which are not in line with the implementation of Paris Agreement (3) to assess its feasibility and acceptance and (4) to prepare an implementation roadmap and (5) to consolidate consensus among stakeholders on the roadmap.

The selected expert will have the following qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of professional experience as a legal and regulatory expert in energy trading and settlement topics including emissions trading schemes, carbon markets trading and developing new markets for low carbon energies such as hydrogen;
  • At least 5 years of professional experience working on similar projects related to EU legal and regulatory environment, specifically CSDR, MiFID2 and EMIR, the third EU Energy Package, the Clean Energy Package and REMIT framework;
  • Understanding of legal and regulatory environment of the participating markets is distinctive advantage;
  • As minimum a Bachelor degree in legal studies;
  • Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English language.

The candidate will be evaluated as follows:
a. General Qualifications 
b. Specific Technical Experience
c. Specific Geographical Experience
d. Language Skills


  1. The candidate must be independent and free from conflict of interest in the responsibilities they take on.
  2. Expected start date of the project: Q3 2022, with a duration of 8 months.
  3. The consultancy can be home-based, but preference will be given to candidates with experience in Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and/or Ukraine 

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV in English, highlighting the above-mentioned qualifications, to Khrystyna Rachynska: krachynska@euro-funding.com