Principal Consultant on Open Science

Technopolis Group

Principal Consultant on Open Science

Technopolis Group

Brussels, Belgium

Technopolis Consulting Group Belgium is currently looking for a highly motivated Principal Consultant to join the growing team on Open Science and contribute to relevant projects and activities, including a flagship contract for the realisation of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).

About Technopolis Group

Technopolis Group is an independent research and consultancy company. The organisation has grown steadily over the past 30 years and is continuing to expand internationally, with more than 200 staff working across 12 offices.

Technopolis Group is a 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.

Technopolis Group’s key areas of activity from a thematic perspective are Research and Innovation, Green Economy, Health, Higher Education, and Digitalisation of the Economy.

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The Brussels Office

Technopolis Consulting Group Belgium is recognised for its evaluation and impact assessment practice, and capacity to design and deliver complex, multi-country studies on the business and environmental impact of policies, legislation, programmes, and research and technology organisations.

Our international team of more than 35 highly skilled professionals has extensive experience in the areas of:

  • Research and innovation;
  • Industrial development and transformation;
  • Digitalisation of the society;
  • Regional policy and transition;
  • Higher education and skills;
  • Environmental change, eco-innovation and sustainable development;
  • Entrepreneurship, SMEs and industry modernisation.

Over the years, the Brussels office has been specialising in Open Science, with a growing portfolio of activities (coordination, support, policy advice, and monitoring), and notably the realisation of the European Open Science Cloud.

Typical Key Tasks

  • Acting as a project manager of a flagship, multi-million contract, working together with a team of consultants, administrative support staff, senior company management, and external stakeholders;
  • Contributing to and leading projects of small and large scale and of various complexities;
  • Contributing to proposals, reports, and policy papers, targeted mainly at European policy makers and public-sector clients;
  • Supporting the identification and generation of new strategic business leads and developing on Open Science and EOSC.

Candidate Profile

As a Principal Consultant, we expect the successful candidate to have deep understanding of research and policy processes, possess sound analytical and writing skills, be a team player, and demonstrate experience in project management and business development.

  • Above eight years of relevant professional experience with an academic background and practical knowledge on Open Science, including the EOSC;
  • Experience in mastering the rules of participation in Horizon Europe projects and in successfully managing and coordinating EC projects;
  • Proven experience in leading successful proposal writing and producing high-quality reports with a broad thematic and methodological coverage;
  • Ability to work in teams with colleagues and external stakeholders as well as ability to juggle multiple tasks under tight deadlines;
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English (with fluency in other European languages a strong asset) and excellent communication skills.

Technopolis Group Offers

  • A competitive salary and fringe benefits;
  • A positive working atmosphere within a team of like-minded professionals, while also being part of a larger international company with multiple opportunities for international cooperation;
  • Good opportunities for career progression, from both a content perspective and in the areas of business development and company leadership.

If you are interested, please send your EU format CV and a short motivation letter to no later than 12 August 2021.

Applicants should have the EU citizenship or a valid work permit to apply.

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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