Job description

One of the priority areas for growth at Technopolis Group is the green economy. For more than a decade we have been constantly expanding our expertise in this area and providing support to policy-makers in promoting eco-innovation, circular economy, sustainable energy through better design of policy measures, better monitoring, motivating industrial players and consumers. We are looking to recruit a motivated and experienced specialist to join our Brussels team as a Senior or Principal Consultant.

What we offer

Profile

Applicants suitable for a Senior Consultant position should have a minimum of five years, applicants for a Principal Consultant position should have a minimum of eight years of professional experience in a research, think tank, consulting, or policy making environment in the green economy area (e.g. ecoinnovation, sustainable energy, climate change, circular economy, sustainable production and consumption, environmental management, environmental economics, etc.). A general overview of EU and international policy developments and policy discourse in the area, trends in sectors, industries and society, as well as a proven track in working on policy oriented assignments in this area are required. Candidates should be technology-savvy with a passion for improving environmental sustainability through innovation. A very good knowledge of research methods, statistics, indicators, as well as policy/programme impact assessment methods is a must. Applicants should have good communication skills and be able to work in an international and multicultural environment. Excellent command of spoken and written English is essential and fluency in other European languages is considered an asset. The successful candidate needs to manage varying tasks under tight deadlines, manage clients and partners, show strong communication skills, be willing to travel and be proactive. We expect our staff to work both independently and in close collaboration in project teams.

Role

Identify and generate new business leads, including proposal writing • Design methodological approaches to answer complex policy questions • Lead projects of small and a large scale and of various complexities • Perform analytical and empirical work • Draft reports and policy papers, targeted mainly at EU policymakers • Shape Technopolis Group thinking around green economy (EU Green Deal, SDGs,…)

Experience

Minimum 5 years (Senior Consultant) / Minimum 8 years (Principal Consultant

Where?

brussels-policy

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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