Experienced (Senior/Principal) Consultant for the European Open Science Cloud Secretariat

Technopolis Group

Experienced (Senior/Principal) Consultant for the European Open Science Cloud Secretariat

Technopolis Group

Brussels, Belgium

Technopolis Group is a European leader in strategic policy advice in the field of science, technology and innovation (STI). Our team undertakes comparative policy studies, foresight, monitoring and evaluation studies and provides strategic advice to the European Commission, European Parliament as well as other regional, national or international organisations.

We have recently been awarded to coordinate a large H2020 project which will facilitate and coordinate the realisation of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) – namely the EOSC Secretariat.

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and dynamic Consultant to join our team in Brussels.

Qualifications

  • At least 4-years’ relevant work experience in policy consulting for the public-sector preferably in the area of research, innovation, education or ICT;
  • A relevant academic background at master’s level or above;
  • Policy understanding relevant to Open Science policy is a plus;
  • Experience in running large scale initiatives, requiring community engagement;
  • A good command of qualitative and quantitative consulting methods;
  • Proven organisational and planning skills necessary to manage complex projects within schedule;
  • Fluency in English and the ability to write well and to a professional standard;
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and in international teams;
  • A positive 'can-do' attitude, an analytical mind, and an eye for detail;
  • Diplomatic, strong communication and engagement skills;
  • Willingness and ability to travel.

Responsibilities

The person will be leading the delivery of the aforementioned contract (H2020 CSA, €5-10m). He/she will be collaborating with an internal Brussels-based team of consultants and dedicated administrative support. Given the gravity of the Secretariat, the Technopolis Group Brussels company management acts as Project Director and ensures communication to the policy levels.

The new colleague will have a pivotal role and accountability against project progress. He/she will be expected to participate to the project execution and support the policy making process stemming from the project contributions and outputs. He/she will be engaging with the community and eventually representing Technopolis Group vis-à-vis the various groups of stakeholders.

What we offer

We offer an open-ended contract at Senior/Principal consultant level. Our salary and benefits package reflect our desire to attract, motivate and retain the highest calibre people contributing to the growth of our business and keeping us one step ahead. We offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • A dynamic work environment;
  • A pleasant working atmosphere in a local team of about 25 professionals, while being part of an international company;
  • Career progression prospects following the H2020 project execution.

Practical information

If you are interested, please upload your EU format CV and a short motivation letter.

Applications can be sent until 20 June 2019; interviews will take place end June.

Only candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ideally, the candidate should be available for the position starting no later than September.

Applications should be sent to recruitment_be@technopolis-group.com.

Reference: EOSC Senior Consultant.

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