Permanent / Full-time
Deadline for applications: 31 July 2023

Supporting the green and digital transition of cities and regions is a priority growth area for
Technopolis Group. For more than a decade we have been constantly expanding our expertise
in the areas of smart cities, twin transition and local stakeholder mobilisation. We work directly for
policymakers and other public-related stakeholders at various levels: International institutions and
organisations (OECD, UN, etc), European Institutions and bodies (European Commission, European
Parliament, European Investment Bank, Committee of the Regions and Local Authorities, etc)
national and regional ministries and agencies, regional and local governments, but also national
promotional banks or development banks.
We are now looking to recruit a motivated and experienced specialist to join our dynamic and
growing team, as a Principal Consultant with specific expertise on topics related to Smart Cities.
The position is based in Brussels.

About Technopolis

Founded in 1989, Technopolis Group is an independent research and consultancy company,
European leader in providing strategic policy advice to public sector institutions at the regional,
national, and international levels.
We have grown steadily over the past 30 years and have and a track record of over 3,500 projects.
Technopolis Group has offices in ten European cities and representative offices in Colombia
(Bogotà) and Ivory Coast (Abidjan). Our team of over 250 consultants brings an educational mix
in a variety of policy, social, environmental science disciplines, and linguistic richness, originating
from 40+countries and covering 30+ languages.

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Experience and skills

Applicants suitable for a Principal Consultant position should have a minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience in a consulting environment, city or regional network, think-tank, policymaking organisation or in an applied research or technology organisation in one or more of the following areas:

Applicants should have:

Main tasks

While responsibilities will be adapted to the seniority of the position, the main tasks to be performed by the Principal Consultant on Smart Cities include:




What we offer

How to apply

Applications should be sent to (reference: PM0623) and
include a cover letter and an Europass-style CV.

Application deadline: 31 July 2023. Early applications are encouraged. Applications will be
assessed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applicants should have the EU citizenship or a valid work permit to apply.


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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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