Evaluation Team Leader

Technopolis Group

Evaluation Team Leader

Technopolis Group

Brussels, Belgium

Position: Full time/Open-ended

About us:

Technopolis Group Belgium is a leading policy consultancy firm that provides high-quality research, analysis, and advice to public and private sector clients. We specialize in evaluating the impact of public policies and programs, and we have a strong track record of delivering evidence-based insights and recommendations that help our clients make informed decisions. Our team is composed of highly skilled and experienced professionals who are committed to excellence in everything they do.

Technopolis Group has grown steadily over the past 30 years and is continuing to expand internationally, with currently 260 staff working across 13 offices. In the Brussels office, we are around 40 colleagues.

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


At Technopolis Group Belgium, we are guided by a set of core values that underpin our work and shape our culture. These values include:

  • Excellence: We strive for excellence in everything we do, from the quality of our research and analysis to the clarity of our communication and the professionalism of our interactions with clients and stakeholders;
  • Innovation: We are constantly seeking new and better ways to approach our work, whether it be through the use of innovative research methods, the application of new technologies, or the adoption of new business models;
  • Collaboration: We recognize the importance of collaboration in achieving our goals, both within our team and with external partners and stakeholders. We value open communication, constructive feedback, and mutual support;
  • Integrity: We are committed to conducting our work with the highest standards of ethics and integrity, ensuring that our recommendations are based on sound evidence and reflect the best interests of our clients and society as a whole;
  • Diversity: We celebrate diversity in all its forms, recognizing the value of different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences in enriching our work and contributing to a more inclusive and equitable society.

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking a talented and experienced Principal Consultant to lead our evaluation team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and growing a team of professionals to deliver high-quality evaluations of public policies and programs.


  • Lead and grow the evaluation team, providing guidance and support to team members to ensure high-quality work;
  • Coordinate the evaluation business of the company, with the support of our data analytics and methods team and the Technopolis Group;
  • Contribute to the development of new business opportunities by identifying potential clients and preparing proposals;
  • Build on a series of framework contracts (DG R&I, DG GROW, DG CNECT, etc.), together with the evaluation team to strengthen our track and mainstream evaluation across the different teams;
  • Manage multiple evaluation projects, ensuring that they are delivered on time and within budget;
  • Conduct rigorous evaluations of public policies and programs, using a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods;
  • Write clear and concise reports that present findings and recommendations in a compelling and accessible manner;
  • Deliver engaging presentations to clients and stakeholders, communicating complex information in a clear and understandable way;
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and stakeholders, ensuring their satisfaction with our work.

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in EU and STI public policy evaluation or related fields;
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines;
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to conduct rigorous evaluations and draw insightful conclusions from data;
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a team of professionals;
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write clear and concise reports and deliver engaging presentations;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with clients, stakeholders, and team members from diverse backgrounds;
  • Experience working in a consulting firm or other professional services environment preferred.

In addition to the previous requirements, we are seeking a candidate with a strong knowledge of the Better Regulation Guidelines, impact assessment and a track record of applying them in the evaluation of public policies and programs. The successful candidate should have a deep understanding of the principles of evidence-based policymaking, and the ability to apply them to real-world policy challenges.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of designing and implementing evaluations that adhere to the Better Regulation Guidelines, including conducting stakeholder consultations, selecting appropriate evaluation methods, and using data and evidence to inform policy recommendations. They should also be familiar with the broader context of policy evaluation in the European Union and have a keen awareness of the latest developments in the field.

If you have the required experience, knowledge, and passion for public policy evaluation, and are looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, we encourage you to apply for this position. At Technopolis Group Belgium, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, where all employees can reach their full potential and contribute to our collective success.

What we offer:

We are committed to providing our employees with a supportive and rewarding work environment, and we offer a range of benefits to help them achieve their career goals and thrive in their roles. In addition to the full-time, open-ended position we are offering for the Principal Consultant role, we provide a competitive salary package that includes additional holidays per year, a private hospitalization insurance, and a pension scheme.

Career development:

We believe in investing in our employees' professional growth and offer a range of opportunities for career development, including training programs, mentoring and coaching, and the chance to work on a variety of projects across different sectors and regions. Our employees have access to a network of experts across the Technopolis Group, allowing them to learn from and collaborate with colleagues in other countries and areas of expertise.

Work environment:

We pride ourselves on our dynamic and supportive work environment, which is characterized by a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence. Our employees work in modern and comfortable offices, and we promote a healthy work-life balance, with flexible working hours and the option of working from home. We also offer social events and activities, such as team building exercises and cultural outings, to foster a sense of community and help our employees build strong relationships with their colleagues.

How to apply:

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

Application deadline:

June 19th, 2023. Early applications are encouraged. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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