ECORYS is a leading international group of research and consulting companies specialising in economic and social development. More than 500 highly qualified in-house experts work from our head office in Rotterdam and from fourteen other permanent offices across eight countries to serve public, private and not-for-profit clients worldwide.
ECORYS in the Netherlands currently employs some 250 professionals spread over 4 competence centres.
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The department Macro and Sector Policies (MSP) consists of 5 units employing over 70 professionals, who are working on national and international projects. Within this unit, which is based in Rotterdam we have the following vacancy.
Environment Consultant (min. 5 years of experience)
Job description for the Environment Consultant
The successful candidate will develop, acquire and deliver research and consultancy assignments to national, European and international clients, with a focus on environmental policy issues. Within this function major tasks include:
To provide clear and focused intellectual and policy input to the development of both project proposals and project reports.
To participate in multidisciplinary project teams on environment-related matters;
To take up responsibility as a project manager and thematic leader, and to manage content, human and financial resources in the delivery of contracts;
To develop new business opportunities on national and international levels;
To help to acquire research and consultancy assignments from national, regional and local clients primarily through leading on the preparation of competitive proposals often in cooperation with partner organisations;
To use your market knowledge to identify and lead business development opportunities often in collaboration with other ECORYS operating companies and divisions,;
To maintain and build an excellent network within public and corporate environments;
To help grow the Group’s knowledge portfolio related to the subject;
To build strong working relationships within the division and across the company in order to enhance and strengthen opportunities for the acquisition and delivery of energy and climate change work;
MSc in Economics. It is desirable to have a degree or doctorate in an environment-related field;
At least 5 years relevant experience covering the energy or environment and/or climate change market;
Demonstrable experience of effective project management;
Highly motivated with excellent communication and report writing skills;
Experience as environmental adviser in a public institution, consultancy, or academic environment. Experience in consultancy for external clients will be considered an asset;
In-depth knowledge of environment issues (currently our team focuses on the following topics: biodiversity, climate change, forestry, water, environmental emergencies / natural disasters, environmental goods and services, environmental jobs and green workforce skills, integrated environmental policy).
Relevant network, particularly within the Netherlands and Europe and motivation and drive to help develop our network and acquire new business opportunities;
Fluency in English and preferably Dutch. Good language skills in any other European language will be an asset..
ECORYS offers its employees a professional, stimulating and learning environment. The company ensures that its employees rank between the very best within their field of expertise. Talented people, who chose to work for ECORYS, want to make a difference and aim for change and progress. Teamwork, dialogue and initiative are key values within the organization. We offer a competitive compensation package.
An assessment will be part of the procedure.
Should you need further information please contact Mr Koen Rademaekers, Head of the Energy and Environment unit, e-mail Koen.Rademaekers@ecorys.com
Please send your letter of application and resume with reference to Environment Consultant to:
ECORYS Nederland BV
3006 AD Rotterdam
T 010 453 85 67
F 010 212 25 48
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