Ecorys is a global research and consultancy company which supports (semi-)public organisations in Europe and beyond in addressing key challenges to society. From research and evaluation through to project management and communications, we are leaders in providing hands-on support to our clients to achieve their goals. Our work informs a range of complex challenges including how best to educate Europe’s migrants, how to truly reduce child poverty in cities or how best to deal with Europe’s ageing population. Our 500 strong staff, working from offices in Europe and beyond, are justifiably proud of the quality of our work and our thought provoking research and policy work. Our teams work collaboratively to deliver projects with a truly global reach. We are currently delivering over 400 projects across 100 countries.
About the role
Ecorys is looking to recruit an Associate Director with experience of research and/or evaluation to join our growing Social Policy and Research team focused on European clients and the European market. Often working for the European Commission you might be:
We are looking for applicants with significant knowledge and understanding of European social policy, including education, training, employment, culture, sport, and youth, although knowledge of other social or economic policy fields could be an additional advantage. The ideal candidate will have strong experience of winning and delivering work for European institutions, ideally for the European Commission and its agencies. The role will also involve overseeing client liaison, bid development and execution of projects under large Supplier Frameworks set up by the Commission to deliver expertise, evaluation and studies support. Applicants should have a solid experience of qualitative and/or quantitative research and/or evaluation methods. Strong communications skills and an excellent command of English (written and verbal) are essential to this role. You will be at your best working in a team-based environment, where you will have the freedom to grow your role and portfolio.
This is a full time and permanent role, based in our Brussels office. Part time hours will be considered.
What we are looking for
Salary: 65-95.000 Euros per annum.
To apply for the position, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your motivation for working for Ecorys to Tom Feifs (see contact details below).
The deadline for receipt of applications is 09:00 hour CET on Monday 6th August 2018.
Please contact Toms Feifs for an informal discussion/further information if required:
+32 2 743 89 03
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