Senior Consultant Crisis and Disaster Risk Management

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Are you a senior expert in Crisis and Disaster Risk Management? Are you are an enthusiastic networker and do you have a sharp eye for new business in this field?​

Security and Justice

Security and Justice is one of Ecorys’ thematic areas. We work on policy questions in the field of justice and justice institutions in the fields of:

  • Financial crime and money laundering
  • Organised crime and corruption
  • Measuring illicit markets
  • Migration and border control
  • Crisis and disaster risk management.

​Our clients are the European Commission, national and local governments. The security and Justice team is based in Rotterdam. We frequently cooperate with our Ecorys Brussels office and with other Ecorys offices.

Crisis and Disaster Risk Management projects

Some examples of our recent projects in the field of crisis management are the:
  • European Commissions’ multi-annual project on ‘Community of Users in the area of Secure, Safe and Resilient Societies’ (CoU)
  • International Forum to Advance First Responder Innovation (IFAFRI),
  • DRIVER+ (Driving Innovation in Crisis Management for European Resilience) project
  • DG ECHO Peer Reviews project.
Ecorys has built an excellent international network with organisations and experts in the field of Crisis and Disaster Risk Management.

What will you be doing

Based at office in Rotterdam you work on consultancy projects in which research, project management and policy advice are provided to national and international clients. You will actively contribute to further developing our Security and Justice markets. You will have a clear external orientation, and are expected to be up to date on trends and developments in the thematic fields mentioned.

Role and responsibilities

Your specific roles and responsibilities are:
  • To manage bid teams and prepare successful project proposals in response to invitations to tender and to undertake targeted pro-active business development activities
  • To manage large and complex (international) projects in the field of Crisis and Disaster Risk Management and our wider Security and Justice field
  • To provide high quality research, project management and policy advice outputs
  • To liaise with current and potential partners and build networks of organisations and experts in the field of Crisis and Disaster Risk Management
  • To undertake targeted business development and expand Ecorys’ work in the field of Security and Justice
  • To liaise with other teams in Ecorys and other Ecorys operating companies
  • To be an active member of the team, contributing ideas, suggestions and taking part in training and team meetings and events


  • You have graduated at university level
  • You have specific affinity for and experience with Crisis and Disaster Risk Management
  • You have a commercial drive and awareness
  • You have at least seven years of relevant work experience
  • You have experience in managing (international) teams
  • You have experience with working in European or international settings
  • You have demonstrable analytical capacities
  • You have a proactive and flexible attitude and have good communication skills
  • You are fluent in English, both in word and in writing

It is also desirable that

  • You have experience of working in a consultancy or research environment
  • You have knowledge of the policy and market environment

What we offer

Ecorys offers its employees a professional, stimulating and learning environment and scope for professional development. 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 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.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Ecorys

Locatie: Rotterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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