Consultant – Policy Design and Evaluation (EU)


Position description

Do you want to be a part of our journey to create a leading global consultancy delivering integrated and sustainable solutions, shaping today and tomorrow? Do you have a successful track record in policy consulting and business development? Do you have proven experience in evaluation and impact assessment in the EU?

If this sounds like you, or you’re curious to learn more, then this role could be the perfect opportunity. Join the Socio-Economic Impacts team at Ramboll Management Consulting Belgium as our new Consultant and work with us to close the gap to a sustainable future.

Your new role

As our new Consultant, you will be part of a young, dynamic and growing team working with European institutions and stakeholders on policy consultancy, evaluations and impact assessments across a variety of policy areas, including employment and skills, justice, education and culture, migration and home affairs, mobility and transport, and customs and taxation.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Playing a key role in the evaluation and assessment of the impact of policies in the EU in line with the European Commission’s Better Regulation Guidelines.
  • Working on evaluation, impact assessment, research and consultancy proposals and projects under the supervision of more senior staff.
  • Planning and executing qualitative and quantitative data collection and evidence gathering activities, stakeholder consultations, strategy and planning processes, and analyses spanning multiple policy areas and countries.
  • Building relationships with our clients and stakeholders, maintaining our network of partners and experts. 

Your new team

You will be part of Ramboll Management Consulting Belgium. Our multidisciplinary and multilingual team is based in Brussels and works closely with the European institutions to bring sound and sustainable policy advice based on robust evidence. The Socio-Economic Impacts division that you will be part of has been conducting evaluations, impact assessments of policies and policy research at the EU level for over thirty years across a variety of policy domains.

About you

From the moment you start at Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you can continue to grow with the company. Whilst we look forward to supporting your continued learning and development, for this role we have identified some qualifications, skills, and capabilities that will set you up for success.

These include:

  • A Master’s degree in political science, economics, social science, social policy or a similar field.
  • At least two years of experience in evaluation/impact assessment and management consultancy, including proposal development, research and analysis.
  • Proven experience working on policy research, evaluations and impact assessments, covering a variety of policy interventions, and knowledge of the EU Better Regulation Guidelines.
  • Proven experience working on commercial proposals, projects, and teams.
  • Detailed knowledge of the functioning of the EU, including its institutions and bodies, legal system and decision-making procedures, policies and funding instruments, notably in socio-economic policies. Willingness and enthusiasm to work across a variety of policy areas is required.
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience in analysing qualitative and quantitative data. Knowledge of advanced quantitative techniques (e.g. econometrics) is an advantage.
  • Strong writing skills, including experience in drafting policy-oriented documents in a well-structured and clear manner.
  • Proven experience in Microsoft 365, notably Excel. Knowledge of statistical packages (e.g. STATA, R) is an advantage.
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to maintain relationships with clients and partners.
  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral, and fluency in at least one more EU language.

Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include: having an independent, pro-active personality; having an interdisciplinary mind-set; and being organised and able to handle multiple priorities and a varied workload.

What we can offer you

  • Investment in your development
  • Leaders you can count on, guided by our Leadership Principles
  • Be valued for the unique person you are
  • Never be short of inspiration from colleagues, clients, and projects
  • The long-term thinking of a foundation-owned company
  • An attractive and intellectually stimulating workplace in Brussels
  • A flexible work environment with the possibility to telework
  • A fun workplace with social events and teambuilding activities
  • A competitive salary package, including additional benefits

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