EU Policy Adviser – Research & Innovation Engagement

  • Full Time
  • Norway



Personal Qualities


We’re 23,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries delivering oil, gas, wind and solar power to 170 million people worldwide. Taking on tough energy challenges is our job. Right now, we’re facing an enormous task: supplying the world with the energy it needs, while lowering emissions.

We’re up for the challenge. Are you?

The position

By joining our team in Marketing, Midstream & Processing you will have the opportunity to:

  • Support projects across Equinor that are related to EU research & innovation, including developing applications/bids for EU funding. 
  • Monitor, identify and promote funding opportunities to Equinor business units.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of policies and regulations on relevant EU energy & climate policy that have impact on funding opportunities. 
  • Collaborate with business units to develop strategies for public-private partnerships en route to investment decisions.
  • Be part of a small specialist team that works closely with Equinor business units on EU policies and funding projects, across a range of areas.
  • Develop a network with European policy makers and partners. 
  • Represent the company, its business interests and policy positions in selected external associations and networks.


Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for:

  • Solid knowledge of European policy processes in the field of climate and energy.
  • 5-10 years of experience engaging with, and applying for funding from, EU Research & Innovation, with a proven track record of winning awards.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is essential; other language(s)would be a benefit.
  • An established network with European policy makers and key partners would be beneficial.
  • Hands-on experience with national level funding programmes in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Poland would be beneficial.
  • A good team player, with the ability to work in a dynamic environment. 
  • Strong analytical abilities, with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail. 
  • Excellent communication skills are essential; including the ability to produce concise and precise written work.
  • A professional, technology interested, curious and flexible attitude is highly valued.

General information

Please attach copies of your CV, diplomas, certificates and grades in English or a Scandinavian language.Through this link you can find important information on what to include in your CV, which will make the application process easier and faster.

Applications submitted without necessary attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated.
If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. Candidates will be asked for information on affiliation to high-risk countries for a security assessment. Furthermore, background checks are performed on all final candidates and all permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law.

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