EU Policy Consultant and Project Manager

COWI Belgium

EU Policy Consultant and Project Manager

COWI Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

Application deadline: 04/10/2020

Do you want to shape and expand our business in the EU market area as member of a strong international team dedicated to make a positive impact on the future of our society? Are you dedicated to delivering analyses, policy support and technical assistance to EC and EIB? Then join us and we can be outstanding together.


You will become part of an international team of 20 experts working on EU policy projects anchored within COWI's business unit dedicated to providing state of the art advice to international organisations and financing institutions. We transform problems, dilemmas, knowledge and data into possibilities and better decisions. We support policy development through economic and environmental analyses in our primary sectors of green transition, environment, energy and transport and climate action.


In this position, you will join our global team of experts and work closely with Market Director, Malene Sand Jespersen. Your finest task in our team will be to apply excellence in policy analysis based on the Better Regulation Guidelines as part of teams performing studies primarily for the European Commission.

You will be based in our office in Brussels together with a team of consultants dedicated to providing high quality consultancy services to our EU clients. On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Perform studies, impact assessments and evaluations including design of consultation and data collection strategies and implementing actual data collection activities, such as interviews, surveys, workshops and conferences;
  • Design methodologies and implement work in relation to policy analysis and economic analysis, such as cost-benefit assessments, impact assessment, analyses of efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Manage deliveries, projects and proposals to our key EU Clients, notably DG ENV, DG CLIMA, DG ENER, DG MOVE, as well as the EIB;
  • Work in teams with skilled colleagues from various disciplines and apply your knowledge of the Better Regulation Guidelines in performing the above tasks.

COWI is a leader within our field, because our employees are leaders within theirs. We invite you to learn from the best and expand your potential in an outstanding environment, where we collaborate on shaping tomorrow's societies. Alongside your manager, you outline the path for your development and build your expertise on a day-to-day basis, working on assignments in a European context.


Your skills are the key to our success. Working across borders and disciplines, we share knowledge and build strong relationships with colleagues and customers. You contribute your expertise and get to learn from the best.

To succeed in this position, we believe that you should be a team player with strong coordination and communication skills, who is good at understanding the needs of the clients and in adapting data collection and analytical tools to the context at hand.

Furthermore, you should:

  • Hold a degree in social science (preferably as Economist and/or with practical experience in applying economic analysis in a policy analysis context);
  • Have at least two years of experience in EU/EIB consulting;
  • Have knowledge and practical experience in relation to the Better Regulation Guidelines;
  • Have experience with the climate, energy, environment or transport sectors;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and proven ability to deliver consultancy reports to the European Commission.

It is an advantage, but not a requirement, if you also:

  • Have experience as project manager;
  • Master other European languages, besides English.


Please call Market Director, Malene Sand Jespersen on tel. +4556402139 or Head of Section, Birgitte Martens on tel. +45 56402304.


Click on the link below and tell us why you are the right person for this role. We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible since the recruitment process is ongoing. The application deadline is stated at the top of the page.


COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin or age. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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