Consultant Environment, Energy and Climate Change

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Ecorys is a leading international research and consultancy company, addressing society's key challenges. With world-class research-based consultancy, we help public and private clients make and implement informed decisions leading to a positive impact on society. We support our clients with sound analysis and inspiring ideas along with practical solutions and delivery of projects for complex market, policy and management issues.

Parallel to our continued growth, we are now seeking new team members to join us as consultants in the fields of Environment, Energy and Climate Change.


You will be expected to manage and contribute to projects in the policy fields related to the environment, energy, and climate change. This involves the application of research methods, the design, and implementation of projects, as well as proposal and report writing. Most of the projects will be conducted on behalf of the European Commission or related EU institutions. You will maintain a network of experts and partners and will collaborate with colleagues throughout Ecorys. Depending on your experience and skills we would discuss and agree with you the exact portfolio of your tasks and a career path for your future development in the company.



  • University degree in economics, environmental economics, natural/environmental sciences, sustainable development with a focus on economics, or energy transition-related subject;
  • Professional work experience of at least 2-3 years in a relevant field preferably with European institutions, EU clients, research or consultancy organisations working in the public policy field;
  • Very good knowledge and understanding of key relevant EU policies and the functioning of EU institutions;
  • Knowledge of EU environmental and climate change/energy policy-related topics linked to the European Green Deal;
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills;
  • Experience in project management and/or the delivery of technical assistance projects;
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English developed through an extended period of study or work experience in an English-speaking environment;
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to work on a wide range of policy issues;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a team or independently, to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to learn.


  • Experience in supporting business development activities, writing successful bids, reports, and concept notes;
  • Knowledge of impact assessment and evaluation methodologies, especially linked to environmental themes, the circular economy, energy, or other related fields.

What we offer

Ecorys offers its employees a professional, stimulating, and learning environment and scope to develop. We are a highly international, socially responsible, and employee-owned organisation. 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 remuneration package, the opportunity to own company shares and flexible working hours, among others.

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.


We encourage interested and qualified candidates to submit their CV and one-page cover letter in English through our online application form. The subject of the email shall indicate [last name] [first name initial] 2021/ Consultant - Environment, Energy and Climate Change.

More information

Please contact Dunia Fernandez Gonzalez, Corporate Recruiter  E

Early applications are encouraged. Applications received will be assessed on a rolling basis.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Ecorys

Locatie: Rotterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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