Permanent / Full-time
Deadline for applications: 12 March 2021

Profile

We are looking for a curious and motivated individual who is interested in working as a senior consultant (i.e. approximately 5 years of experience) for the public sector. Specific interest and experience working on policies for the green economy and the transition carbon neutral economies is expected. Additional experience or an 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 person must have at least a Master’s level in a related field (e.g. public policy, engineering, life sciences). Previous experiences working for the public sector / consulting would be considered a plus but is not considered a condition for eligibility. The candidate is expected to be fluent in French and English.

The salary will be defined based on the experience of the candidate and likely to range between 40 and 50k euros / year gross + yearly bonus based on performance.

Role

The role of the senior consultant in innovation policies for green growth (e.g. energy, circular economy, eco-innovation, sustainable mobility) will be to conduct 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, CLIMA, ENER, RTD), the French ADEME / Ministry of Environmental Transition, and multilateral development banks. They will also be asked to perform business development activities (i.e. proposal preparation). They will be part of Technopolis Group’s green growth practice, but may be required to work on projects linked to other policy areas as well (e.g. cohesion policy, innovation, international development). The senior consultant will be in charge of managing project teams of small assignments.

Experience

Level of experience wanted: 5 years

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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