Consultant/Senior Consultant with a broad interest in education and training with specific knowledge of and expertise in Vocational Education and Training (VET).
ICF (www.icf.com) is a consultancy firm with offices in the UK, Belgium, US and worldwide. At ICF, we help governments, public agencies and international institutions solve complex problems and improve the quality of life of people around the world. We offer critical insight and rigorous analytical techniques to deliver innovative solutions and thought-provoking analyses for our clients.
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigour to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to assist our clients and benefit their constituencies. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
About the team:
We are expanding our services, and to support this growth, we are looking for a Consultant/Senior Consultant to join our Policy Implementation and Programmes practice. The practice provides technical assistance, networking and other implementation services to EU institutions, particularly the European Commission, as well as organisations in the UK. Our current portfolio of projects includes technical coordination and programme support to the Mutual Learning Services for employment and social inclusion, ECVET Secretariat, European Migration Network (EMN), PES Network Mutual Learning Activities; European Centre of Expertise on labour market policy and labour law; as well as training services, such as the training programme of the EU Aid Volunteers Initiative.
About the role:
You will apply their policy knowledge to assignments in the field of implementation as well to research projects and analytical tasks. You will assist with the day-to-day management of projects and would contribute to ICF’s wider portfolio of implementation and research/consulting services. This includes producing reports, studies and briefing papers on topical issues of Vocational Education & Training (EU VET policy instruments, Validation of non-formal and informal learning, Upskilling Pathways, apprenticeships and work-based learning, skills and qualifications etc.), and other areas of policy analysis and implementation in the field of Education & Training, You will also work on delivering a range of communications services, including conferences, workshops, newsletters and webpages.
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