Permanent / Full-time
Deadline for applications: 19 June 2023

About us:

Technopolis Group Belgium is a leading policy consultancy firm that provides high-quality research, analysis, and advice to public and private sector clients. We specialize in evaluating the impact of public policies and programs, and we have a strong track record of delivering evidence-based insights and recommendations that help our clients make informed decisions. Our team is composed of highly skilled and experienced professionals who are committed to excellence in everything they do.

Technopolis Group has grown steadily over the past 30 years and is continuing to expand internationally, with currently 260 staff working across 13 offices. In the Brussels office, we are around 40 colleagues. 

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At Technopolis Group Belgium, we are guided by a set of core values that underpin our work and shape our culture. These values include:

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking a talented and experienced Principal Consultant to lead our evaluation team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and growing a team of professionals to deliver high-quality evaluations of public policies and programs.


Required Experience:

In addition to the previous requirements, we are seeking a candidate with a strong knowledge of the Better Regulation Guidelines, impact assessment and a track record of applying them in the evaluation of public policies and programs. The successful candidate should have a deep understanding of the principles of evidence-based policymaking, and the ability to apply them to real-world policy challenges.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of designing and implementing evaluations that adhere to the Better Regulation Guidelines, including conducting stakeholder consultations, selecting appropriate evaluation methods, and using data and evidence to inform policy recommendations. They should also be familiar with the broader context of policy evaluation in the European Union and have a keen awareness of the latest developments in the field.

If you have the required experience, knowledge, and passion for public policy evaluation, and are looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, we encourage you to apply for this position. At Technopolis Group Belgium, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, where all employees can reach their full potential and contribute to our collective success.

What we offer:

We are committed to providing our employees with a supportive and rewarding work environment, and we offer a range of benefits to help them achieve their career goals and thrive in their roles. In addition to the full-time, open-ended position we are offering for the Principal Consultant role, we provide a competitive salary package that includes additional holidays per year, a private hospitalization insurance, and a pension scheme.

Career development:

We believe in investing in our employees’ professional growth and offer a range of opportunities for career development, including training programs, mentoring and coaching, and the chance to work on a variety of projects across different sectors and regions. Our employees have access to a network of experts across the Technopolis Group, allowing them to learn from and collaborate with colleagues in other countries and areas of expertise.

Work environment:

We pride ourselves on our dynamic and supportive work environment, which is characterized by a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence. Our employees work in modern and comfortable offices, and we promote a healthy work-life balance, with flexible working hours and the option of working from home. We also offer social events and activities, such as team building exercises and cultural outings, to foster a sense of community and help our employees build strong relationships with their colleagues.

How to apply

Applications should be sent to (reference: Eval team leader) and include a cover letter and a Europass-style CV.

Application deadline 

June 19th, 2023. Early applications are encouraged. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  

Applicants shouldhavethe EU citizenship or avalidwork permitto apply. 


Belgium - Policy consulting

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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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