Policy Analyst / Economist – Energy Sector Jobs at Verité Research in Western Province

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Verité Research company opens jobs for Policy Analyst / Economist – Energy Sector positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having common and adaptable (for details, you can ask the company) skills with beginners or seniors experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

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Job Information

Company:Verité Research
Position:Policy Analyst / Economist – Energy Sector
Region:Western Province
Employment Type:Full-time

Job Description

Verité Research is looking to hire a Policy Analyst / Economist – Energy Sector to join our Economics Research Team.

In this role, you will:

  • Conduct research and analysis on National Energy Policy, National Electricity Policy, and National Tariff Policy.
  • Monitor and evaluate energy market trends, regulations, and policies to identify potential impact on the national energy sector.
  • Develop economic models and forecasts to assess the economic implications of proposed energy policies and regulatory changes.
  • Collaborate with technical and engineering teams from the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) on secondment to understand their requirements and incorporate technical considerations into policy recommendations.
  • Prepare reports, policy briefs, and presentations to communicate research findings and policy recommendations to stakeholders and decision-makers.
  • Provide expert advice and recommendations on energy pricing, tariff structures, and subsidy mechanisms.
  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses and assess the socio-economic impacts of energy policies.
  • Engage in stakeholder consultations, workshops, and public hearings to gather input and feedback on energy policy proposals.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of energy policies and provide feedback on their effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Stay up-to-date with advancements in energy economics, renewable energy technologies, and energy market developments.

What we require:


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Economics, preferably with a specialization in energy and power sector

Work experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in policy / research / economics activity related to energy sector.
  • Familiarity with National Energy Policy, National Electricity Policy, and National Tariff Policy is an added advantage. Knowledge of renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency, and sustainability concepts.


  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data and draw meaningful insights.
  • Proficiency in economic modeling and forecasting techniques.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively convey research findings and policy recommendations.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 17th July 2023


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information

Verité Research


Verité Research is an independent and impartial think tank located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It offers policy research, investigative research, and strategic advice on a range of long-term challenges within Sri Lanka and the wider Indian Ocean region. It was established in 2012 by individuals from various disciplines and professional backgrounds, to fill a critical need for evidence-based research that would strengthen and inform policy decision-making, improve public engagement, and ultimately contribute to state-building and democratic consolidation in Sri Lanka.

Verité Research focuses on research initiatives related to good governance, peace, and security, economic growth, decent work, migrant labour, trade, and regional integration. It has conducted field research, published reports, organized public events, and engaged in advocacy campaigns and consulting assignments related to contemporary challenges in Sri Lanka. Verité’s objectives are to pursue research, promote exchange of ideas, and support change towards more inclusive and peaceful approaches to conflict resolution.

Verité provides evidence-based research and mobilizes expertise to help facilitate research-driven policy decisions and outcomes in Sri Lanka. It is committed to cultivating an environment of rigorous research and analysis, to ensure the production of quality and reliable consultancy and policy advice. It also provides training and capacity-building support to policy-makers, civil society actors, and researchers.

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