The Competence Area Trade, Industry & Competitiveness provides consulting services in foreign investment, international trade and regional integration, competitiveness and SME development and enterprise policy and cost-benefit analyses. Its clients include governments, international organisations and industry. Projects are undertaken throughout the world and particularly in developing and emerging economies.
The Competence Area Competition Policy and Regulation provides economic analyses on the performance of markets. Our studies often pertain to regulated sectors, such as energy, postal services, and telecommunications. We are actively involved in policy advice to governments. Our main clients are the Dutch ministries, competition authorities, the European Commission and the private sector.
The junior consultant is expected to carry out applied economic research and consultancy in the fields of international trade, competitiveness, competition policy and regulation. The consultant will contribute to the development of new business opportunities. The consultant will develop and maintain a network of experts, partners and clients, and will collaborate with colleagues throughout the ECORYS Group where relevant. The position will be based in Rotterdam but there are considerable opportunities to work on international projects in- and outside the EU.
- a good understanding of relevant policy and research issues
- strong analytical skills both quantitative and qualitative
- well developed presentation skills
- fluency in Dutch and in English, other languages are an advantage
- academic background, preferably in economics or post-graduate studies
- some working experience in economic research, policy analysis and/or consulting, work experience outside the EU would be an advantage
- willingness to travel
Further you are:
- motivated and enthusiastic
- capable of working both independently and within a project team
- dedicated to delivering our clients with high quality consultancy services
- available on short notice
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 contact drs. Paul Wymenga, Head Trade & Industry unit, on 010 453 8748, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Erik Canton, Head Competition Policy and Regulation on 010 453 8554, e-mail email@example.com
Send or (preferably) e-mail your job application and CV stating reference ‘Junior Consultant TIC/CPR ’ to:
ECORYS Nederland BV
P.O. Box 4175
3006 AD Rotterdam
T 010 453 85 67
F 010 212 25 48
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