Senior Consultant/Business Developer Water
Ecorys is one of the largest and leading European research and consultancy companies, specializing in economic, social and spatial development. We have been bridging science and practice for 85 years. From our independent position, we support our clients with sound analysis and inspiring ideas, practical solutions and delivery of projects for complex market, policy and management issues.
Ecorys has its headquarters in Rotterdam. In the Netherlands we employ 150 consultants and researchers, working for domestic and international, private and public sector clients .
In the Netherlands we are looking for a Senior Consultant Water
As senior consultant Water you will working in the sector Water & Environment. The sector employs nine professionals who are working on national, EU and international projects. Ecorys is focussed on creating a strong growth in the Water & Environment projects.
The sector is part of the Practice Sustainable Economics. This practice offers consulting services in, amongst others: international trade, private sector development, industry and competition, energy, water and environment. Clients include local and national governments, European Commission, international organisations (EBRD, EIB, WB, etc.) and industry. Projects are undertaken mainly in Europe, but also in developing and emerging economies.
Working with an established team of experts, the senior consultant will be expected to further develop the Water business opportunities. Apart from identification and acquisition of new business opportunities, we expect you to be active in project implementation. The consultant will coordinate and maintain a network of experts, partners and clients and support junior consultants in their work. The position will be based in Rotterdam, but we expect the expert to work also on international projects in developing countries, involving short term missions up to four weeks.
As a senior consultant you will be responsible for developing new markets and client relations, writing project proposals and implementing projects, for water sector projects and if relevant for other projects of the practice. We expect you to make important contributions to (the development of) the knowledge base in the area of integrated water resource management and financial and economic analyses in the fields of water
- Strong economic background, i.e. masters degree in Economics or proven experience in carrying out financial-economic analysis;
- Minimum ten years of relevant work experience of which at least 4 years of relevant experience in water in development co-operation (proven by implemented assignments and projects in the field;.
- Excellent project management skills;
- Proven commercial skills – preferably within a consultancy environment;
- Fluency in written and spoken English - knowledge of French would be an additional advantage;
- Willingness to travel.
What we offer
Ecorys offers its employees a professional, stimulating and learning environment and scope to develop. We ensure that our employees rank among the best in their field. Talented professionals who opt for Ecorys want to make a difference and pursue change and progress. Ecorys offers a competitive salary, the opportunity to purchase Ecorys shares, membership of the company pension fund and excellent employee benefits, including flexible working hours, part-time work, ample training opportunities and the purchase of holiday days.
Ecorys has an informal workplace atmosphere. You will generally work in teams alongside professionals and enthusiastic colleagues. You will be given a large degree of freedom and responsibility.
The selection procedure may include an assessment.
For more information about the position you can contact per e-mail: Paul.Wymenga@Ecorys.com, Manager Practice Sustainable Economics.
To apply please send us your motivation letter and CV, using our online application form.
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