Research Manager/Senior Research Manager

VVA - Valdani Vicari & Associati

Research Manager/Senior Research Manager

VVA - Valdani Vicari & Associati

Brussels, Belgium

Who we are:

VVA is a fast-growing public policy consultancy providing top quality economic, market and regulatory advice to the European institutions and private sector clients.

We are a truly European company, based in Brussels and Milan with a team of professionals from different academic and national backgrounds. What motivates us is our mission to progress the “European project” by helping our clients:

  • anticipate change;
  • design public policy responses;
  • assess their impact and effectiveness; and
  • understand how the EU can improve the lives of Europeans, support our businesses and transform our economy and society.

We have a high-profile, expanding project portfolio including evaluations, regulatory impact and cost assessments, economic and market studies and social policy research. We also carry out legal research and analysis and transposition checks in different legal fields.

We currently run projects for DG MOVE, DG ENER, DG GROW, ESA, DG SANTE, DG CONNECT, DG MARKT, DG EMPL, DG RTD, DG CLIMA and others. We have framework contracts and work regularly with DG GROW, MOVE, CONNECT, ENER, the GSA and the European Parliament.

What we look for:

Our success is due to our excellent team of consultants and researchers and we are now looking to strengthen our team further with the following profiles:

  • Senior Research Manager (more than 3 years of professional experience).

The Research Manager/Senior Research Manager will lead the delivery of top quality projects and tenders to EU institutions in our core areas of business, notably:

  • Leading work streams (desk research, surveys, interviews, case studies, focus groups, etc.) and projects and coordinating staff including briefing, reviewing and coaching;
  • Deliver advanced analysis for clients including:
    • Econometrics and data science;
    • Advanced legal analysis of EU law and national implementations of EU law.
  • Independent developing and drafting of sections of deliverables and proposals;
  • Meet project deadlines providing high quality contributions.

What we need:

  • MSc in economics, political science (or related) or Master’s degree in law from an EU28 jurisdictions. Specialisation in EU law or policy is a distinct advantage;
  • Fluent (written & spoken) English (additional EU language preferred but not essential);
  • Strong self-motivation and an ability to lead and motivate colleagues;
  • More than 3 years of professional experience – preferably in a public sector consultancy;
  • Great analytical skills and ability to make the results of the analysis relevant to clients;
  • Demonstrated interest in EU public policy (studies, traineeship etc. – an interest in EU internal market policy is appreciated).

What we offer:

Excellent opportunities for professional development with high levels of autonomy and room for growth and a very dynamic and exciting work environment.

The position is based in Brussels.

Only pre-selected participants will be contacted and invited for interviews. Interviews will be held in Brussels in August and September.

If you are interested in this position, please provide your CV and a 1-page cover letter outlining why you are suited for the job.

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