Permanent / Full-time
Deadline for applications: 24 June 2022

Profile description

For 30 years, Technopolis has been working to improve public policies for the common good.

In order to strengthen our Paris team, we are looking for a motivated and passionate person wishing to work as a senior consultant in public sector consulting (about 5 years of experience), in the field of international cooperation for development. More specific skills will be particularly appreciated among the following themes: response to humanitarian crises, stabilisation and consolidation of peace in countries in crisis, migration, adaptation to the effects of climate change, gender mainstreaming, health.

The candidate must hold at least a Master’s degree (international relations, political science, development aid, etc.).

Successful professional experience in the field of development support policies is required. For example, previous experience with bilateral or multilateral donors, international organisations, development banks, NGOs, consulting firms, or think tanks.

It is expected that the candidate will master qualitative analysis methods (interviews, literature analysis, etc.) as well as quantitative ones; public policy evaluation methods (intervention logic diagram, theory of change, cost-benefit analysis, etc.); capitalization methods and impact study methods.

Experience in organizing, managing and facilitating workshops and training will be considered an asset. A good knowledge of concessional and non-concessional financing mechanisms will also be considered.

The candidate must have excellent communication skills and openness, enjoy working in a team and an appetite for multicultural contexts.

The candidate must be fluent in French and English because we are an international firm working for international clients, and on projects involving our consultants from the various offices of the Technopolis group. Knowledge of additional languages ​​(Spanish, Arabic, etc.) is an asset.

The salary will be defined according to the experience of the candidate and will be between 40 and 50k euros / year gross + annual bonus based on performance. The candidate must be located in Paris, but we offer the possibility of teleworking 2 days a week.

Role

The role of the senior consultant will be to conduct complex public policy evaluation missions, advice and studies: evaluation of programs, projects; support for the establishment of a monitoring and evaluation system, feasibility studies of programs, funds, and financing windows, prospective studies, etc.
Our main clients are located in France (Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, AFD, PROPARCO, Expertise France), in Europe (European Commission, EIB, Enabel, Luxdev, etc.) and internationally (UNESCO, AFDB, IADB, WB, OECD, CARICOM…).

The senior consultant is a driving force in the company’s business development activities (writing responses to calls for tenders). The senior consultant will manage project teams (with project management support at the start) and will be called upon to collaborate with Technopolis Group consultants from all of our offices in Africa, Colombia and in Europe.

Experience

5 years

Interview date

TBC

Where?

France

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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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