Principal Consultant Research and Innovation Policy Evaluation

Technopolis Group

Principal Consultant Research and Innovation Policy Evaluation

Technopolis Group

Brussels, Belgium

Position: Full time/Open-ended

One of the top priorities for growth in Technopolis Group is to strengthen our evaluation team which supports large-scale evaluations in the field of Research and Innovation (R&I), using a range of theory-based evaluation methods.

We are looking to recruit a highly experienced evaluator to join our Brussels team as Principal Consultant.

About Technopolis

Technopolis Group is an independent research and consultancy company, European leader in providing strategic R&I policy advice to public sector institutions at the regional, national, and international levels (such as the European Commission) – as well as to third sector organisations, public-private partnerships and research organisations.

Our team undertakes comparative policy studies, monitoring and evaluation studies (at policy, programme, and organisational levels), and socio-economic impact assessments in the field of research and innovation. Our key areas of activity from a thematic perspective are the Green Economy, Health, and Higher Education, but we are increasingly active also in the digital economy, innovative cities, and open science areas.

We have grown steadily over the past 30 years and are continuing to expand internationally, with around 170 staff working across 12 offices.

For more information: www.technopolis-group.com.

Experience and skills

Applicants suitable for this Principal Consultant position should have a minimum of eight years of professional experience in R&I evaluations following the European Commission Better Regulation Guidelines, an in-depth knowledge of European Union policies and programmes, and a strong expertise in project and team management.

The successful applicant will have proven experience in leading successful proposal writing and producing high quality research and evaluation reports with a broad thematic and methodological coverage.

Strong experience in impact assessments is a plus.

We expect applicants to show strong communication skills, be able to deliver tasks under tight deadlines, be willing to travel if needed, and be proactive. Excellent command of spoken and written English is essential and fluency in other European languages is considered an asset.

Main tasks

  • Helping to grow the evaluation practice, including through the design of robust and innovative methodologies (quantitative and/or qualitative);
  • Designing and delivering policy studies and evaluations;
  • Writing and presenting reports and deliverables of high quality;
  • Supporting business development by identifying market opportunities and preparing tenders;
  • Establishing good client relationships;
  • Managing projects and teams.

What we offer

  • A full time, open-ended position;
  • A competitive salary package;
  • Benefits including additional holidays per year, a private hospitalisation insurance and a pension scheme;
  • A positive and open-minded international working environment within a team of likeminded professionals in Brussels, part of a large international research and consultancy company with multiple opportunities for international cooperation;
  • Good opportunities for career progression, both from a content perspective (thought leaders, methodological specialists) and in the areas of business development and company leadership;
  • Opportunity to become a company shareholder at Partner level.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons with a residency and work permit in Belgium.

How to apply

Applications should be sent to recruitment_be@technopolis-group.com (reference: Principal Eval) and include a cover letter and a Europass-style CV.

Application deadline: 28 August 2020. Interviews (on-site or remotely) will take place in the second week of September 2020.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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