Consultant - Environment, Energy and Climate Change

Ecorys Brussels

Consultant - Environment, Energy and Climate Change

Ecorys Brussels

Brussels, Belgium

Closing date: 1 February 2021

Ecorys is a leading international research and consultancy company, addressing society's key challenges. With world-class research-based consultancy, we help public and private clients make and implement informed decisions leading to positive impact on society. We support our clients with sound analysis and inspiring ideas along with practical solutions and delivery of projects for complex market, policy and management issues.

Parallel to our continued growth, we are now seeking new team members to join us as consultants in the fields of Environment, Energy and Climate Change.

Responsibilities

You will be expected to manage and to contribute to projects in the policy fields related to environment, energy and climate change. This involves the development of research methods, the design of projects, as well as proposal and report writing. Most of the projects will be conducted on behalf of the European Commission or related EU institutions. You will also contribute to Ecorys’ communication and outreach activities, including presentations at conferences and workshops. You will maintain a network of experts and partners, and will collaborate with colleagues throughout Ecorys. Depending on your experience and skills we would discuss and agree with you the exact portfolio of your tasks and a career path for your future development in the company.

Profile

Essential

  • University degree in economics, environmental economics, natural/environmental sciences, sustainable development with a focus on economics, or energy transition related subject;
  • Professional work experience of 2-3 years in a relevant field preferably with European institutions, EU clients, research or consultancy organisations working in the public policy field;
  • Very good knowledge and understanding of key relevant EU policies and the functioning of EU institutions;
  • Knowledge of EU environmental and climate change/energy policy-related topics linked to the European Green Deal;
  • Knowledge of impact assessment and evaluation methodologies, especially linked to environmental themes, the circular economy, energy or other related fields;
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills;
  • Experience in project management and/or the delivery of technical assistance projects;
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English developed through an extended period of study or work experience in an English-speaking environment;
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to work on a wide range of policy issues;
  • Ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative, to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  • An inquisitive mind and willingness to learn.

Desirable

  • Confidence in delivering presentations and client outreach;
  • Experience in supporting business development activities, writing successful bids, reports and concept notes.

What we offer

Ecorys offers its employees a professional, stimulating and learning environment and scope to develop. We are a highly international, socially responsible and employee-owned organisation. We ensure that our employees rank among the best in their field. Talented professionals who opt for Ecorys want to make a difference and pursue change and progress. Ecorys offers a competitive remuneration package, the opportunity to own company shares and flexible working hours, among others.

Ecorys has an informal workplace atmosphere. You will generally work in teams alongside professionals and enthusiastic colleagues. You will be given a large degree of freedom and responsibility.

Applications

We encourage interested and qualified candidates to submit their CV (saved under Name Last name – CV1) and 1-page cover (saved under Name Last name - CL2) in English to workingBXL@ecorys.com by Monday, 1 February 2021. The subject of the email shall indicate: [last name] [first name initial] 2021/Consultant - Environment, Energy and Climate Change.

Early applications are encouraged. Applications received will be assessed on a rolling basis.


1 e.g. ‘’Charlotte Dupont – CV’’
2 e.g. ‘’Charlotte Dupont – CL’’

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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