Junior Consultant

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Ecorys is one of the largest and leading international consulting companies, specialising in economic, social and spatial development. We have been bridging science and practice for more than 85 years. Focusing on complex market, policy and management issues, we provide our public, private and not-for-profit clients worldwide with a unique perspective and high-value solutions..

The International Development Unit (IDU) leads on Ecorys work in developing countries from our offices  in Rotterdam, London, Poland, Zambia, Bangladesh, India, South Sudan and South Africa. Our main clients are EuropeAid, the World Bank and major bilateral European donors. IDU’s focus areas are Governance, Public Finance Management (PFM) and Accountability, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social Sectors and Natural Resource Management.

The IDU‘s  Public Finance Management & Accountability team based in Rotterdam has a vacancy for the position of: Junior Consultant (full-time - 40 hours)

Workplace environment

The underlying motive for much of IDU’s work and of the Public Finance and Accountability team is in particular: what can we do to make the life of people better. We aim to contribute to more sustainable public finances, to better delivery of government services and to more accountable and transparent governments, which are in our view essential to achieve poverty reduction. We have extensive experience in advising and supporting governments worldwide in implementation of PFM reforms, which includes improving budget preparation, budget execution and budget control.


The junior consultant is expected to carry out applied economic research and consultancy assignments in our core focus areas:  Macroeconomics and Public Finance Management, Governance, Transparency and Accountability, Development Cooperation Policy and Aid Management, Monitoring and Evaluation. 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. 

Job description

As a junior consultant you will carry out acquisition and implementation of international projects in our core focus areas. You will contribute to development of new business opportunities and client relationship. You will have an opportunity to work on a range of projects from long-term research to short-term consultancy and training in an international environment.

Required qualifications:

  • Master degree in (macro)economics, public finance management or public sector accounting from a recognised University;
  • Experience in economic research, policy analyses and/or consulting;
  • Proven affinity with international development cooperation and developing countries;
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills;
  • Academic-level report writing skills;
  • Fluency in English; fluency in other languages is an advantage. 

The junior consultant who will join our team should be a pro-active team player with a flexible and independent attitude, enthusiastic, communicative, comfortable with working in an international environment and willing to travel to developing countries. 

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. 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, ample training and other professional development 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.

More information

For more information about the position you can contact Dafina Dimitrova at dafina.dimitrova@ecorys.com


To apply please send us your motivation letter and CV, using our online application form. Deadline for applications is 15th of  March 2017.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Ecorys

Locatie: Rotterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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