Permanent / Full-time
Deadline for applications: 25 August 2023
Supporting the transition to a green, low carbon and resilient society is a priority growth area for Technopolis Group. For over a decade, we have constantly expanded our expertise on environmental policy topics and have provided support to policy-makers in designing, implementing and evaluating policies and programmes related to the green transition. We work for policy makers and other public-related stakeholders at various geographical scales: European Commission, European Parliament, Ministries, Agencies, local authorities, but also national promotional banks or development banks (EIB, WB, EBRD, AFD, IDB, AFDB…).
We are looking to recruit a motivated and experienced specialist to join our dynamic and growing team, as an analyst with specific expertise on topics related to the Green Transition.
The position is based in Paris / partial remote possible.
We are looking for an individual to strengthen our team working on Green Transition, which is at the forefront of EU and national policy-making on many topics: climate change (mitigation and adaptation), circular economy, energy transition, research and innovation to support the transition, environmental protection (including biodiversity), territorial resilience, sustainable mobility, blue economy, etc. The position implies working for EU institutions (European Commission such as DG ENV, DG CLIMA, DG ENER, DG RTD, DG MARE or DG GROW, the European Parliament, CINEA, EEA or the European Investment Bank), the OECD, the French ADEME / Ministry of Environmental Transition, and multilateral development banks.
We are looking for a curious individual who is interested in working as an entry level (i.e. analyst) for the public sector. A specific interest or experience working on policies to support the transition to carbon neutral economies is expected (climate change, circular economy, blue economy in particular). Previous experiences working for the public sector / consulting would be considered a plus but is not a condition for eligibility.
The person must have at least a Master’s level in a related field (e.g. public policy, engineering, life sciences). An experience or academic background relating to the supporting science, technology and innovation; European Structural or Investment Funds/cohesion policy; policy evaluation or international development would be considered an asset.
The candidate is expected to be fluent in French and English. Fluency of a third language would be considered an asset.
The salary will be defined based on the experience of the candidate and will range between 30 and 35k euros / year gross + yearly bonus based on performance.
The role of the analyst in policies for green transition (e.g. energy and climate policies, circular economy, eco-innovation, sustainable mobility) will be to provide cross-cutting support in conducting policy evaluations, sectoral and technical studies, strategic support and consultancy projects for some of our major clients in France and at the European/international level e.g. the European Commission (DG ENV, DG CLIMA, DG ENER, DG RTD), the French ADEME / Ministry of Environmental Transition, and multilateral development banks.
Within project teams, the work will include:
- Documentary analysis
- Statistical analysis
- Survey design and analysis
- Preparation of deliverables (e.g. reports, presentations)
- Internal and external meetings
She or he will also be asked to contribute to the company’s business development activities (i.e. proposal preparation). She / he will be part of Technopolis Group’s green transition practice, but may be required to work on projects linked to other policy areas as well (e.g. cohesion policy, innovation, international development).
No previous professional experience is required. A prior experience is an asset.
What we offer
- A competitive salary and fringe benefits
- A strongly positive and diverse working atmosphere within a tight-knit team of like-minded professionals, while also being part of a larger international company with multiple opportunities for international cooperation.
- Good opportunities for career progression, from both a content perspective (thought coaching, training, learning from methodological specialists) and in the areas of business development and company leadership
- Access to shareholding opportunities along career progression
Deadline for applications
August 25th 2023 at the latest, but the position may be filled before if we identify a suitable candidate. It is recommended to send in your application ASAP.
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About Technopolis Group
Technopolis Group started as a consultancy firm for the evaluation of science, technology and innovation. While evaluation is still at the core of our company, we have over the years built up the know-how to support decision making on a broad range of topics. Our experts provide strategy and foresight, manage networks and provide project management support for even the most complex projects. We are acquainted with a wide range of quantitative methods and deliver advanced data analytics that is ahead of the curve. We evaluate policies, evaluate their impact and communicate them effectively to experts and the broader public. We never settle for out-of-the-box solutions but work with our clients to find the approach that best fits their needs.
We work with decision-makers in different levels and fields, from international institutions, such as the European Commission, the OECD and multilateral development banks, to regional and local authorities. Our clients include universities and R&D centres, network organisations such as business associations, clusters and incubators as well as governments.
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