Project Manager Framework Contracts

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To join the Framework Unit in the Netherlands - Rotterdam, we are currently looking for a

Project Manager Framework Contracts

Working hours are 32 to 40 hours per week (day off to be mutually agreed)
Working from Brussels or Sofia office or from home can be discussed

Your workplace environment and what will you do

As Framework Contracts Project Manager, you would join the Framework Unit (FWU), which is a growing team within Ecorys of currently 5 persons. This department manages the framework contracts in the field of cooperation and development for various donors, but mostly for the European Commission (EuropeAid).

As Project Manager, you would be working for the lot 5 (Budget Support) of the framework contract Services for the Implementation of External Aid 2018 (FWC SIEA 2018). You would be responsible for the acquisition (approximately 70%) and the implementation (approximately 30%) of these projects. This means you will have the following main tasks:

  • Finding suitable experts and negotiating the financial terms with them;
  • Submitting the offer (including a budget and technical proposal);
  • If the offer is awarded, managing the start-up, implementation, and coordination of the project ;
  • Managing contacts with clients and function as the focal point for the project within the company;
  • Managing the consortium partners.

More information on these framework contracts can be found on the website:

If you have a commercial outlook, good negotiation skills, you want to win projects, and, you are willing to go that extra mile in order to get the desired result, this is the job for you.

Should you be interested in enhancing your skills and expertise in a specific field, building your capacities in a specific area, Ecorys gives the opportunity to collaborate with other units to do so (e.g. in charge of large technical assistance or small-scale evaluations).

What we are looking for

  • Holds a University Degree (Bachelor minimum);
  • Has 3 years relevant working experience, preferably with managing EuropeAid Framework Contracts;
  • Has a commercial attitude and client focus;
  • Has communication and networking skills at international level;
  • Is a team player, hands-on mentality, a “Can Do” attitude, and result-oriented;
  • Has excellent time-management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills;
  • Excellent written and oral language skills in the English language are essential because of the international nature of the projects and clients;
  • French would be a strong asset due to the high number of requests in Francophone countries.

Besides this, it would be an advantage if you:

  • Have good motivational and negotiating skills;
  • Have experience with managing similar contracts for the European Commission;
  • Speak an additional language such as Spanish.

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 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.

More information

For more information about the position you can contact Dunia Fernandez Gonzalez, E


To apply please send us your motivation letter and CV, using our online application form addressed to Kim Groenewegen.
We would like to receive your application before March 15, 2021.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Ecorys

Locatie: Rotterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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