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Prospex Institute is hiring!



  • Location:  Brussels, Belgium

  • Starting date: 1 January 2022

  • Contract duration: 8 months (until 31 August 2022)

  • Minimum: Master’s degree

  • Apply quickly – rolling evaluation as applications come in



Prospex Institute searches for a supporting researcher for its stakeholder engagement work in a variety of international projects in research and other fields, such as e.g. VARCITIES, SecREEts, BIOPLASTICS EUROPE, etc.



  • Support stakeholder engagement, dialogue and related processes, such as interviews, in-person, hybrid or online events and tools, also logistically

  • Support junior and other consultants through research

  • Help draft written reports and documents in flawless English and, as applicable, in other languages

  • Support stakeholder mapping, identifying stakeholder groups mindful of concerns regarding diversity and inclusivity

  • Support documentation of projects, and the preparation of presentations

  • Support coordination of projects and execute a variety of stakeholder engagement assignments under the supervision of a more senior consultant and in close collaboration with other team members

  • As applicable: participation in project meetings and events across Europe (COVID-19 situation allowing)



Degree, experience, interests

  • An adequate academic qualification (minimum: Master’s degree) in a relevant field

  • First professional experience in internship an asset – yet not required

  • Interested in dialogue processes and engagement of citizens and stakeholders, also in advanced content, research and technical fields

  • Interested in a variety of topics including sustainability, research and innovation


Skills and attitudes

  • Very good organisational skills

  • Very good skills for research, writing and reporting, content development in diverse electronic and other forms

  • Proficiency in handling digital tools an asset

  • A team player and able to work independently

  • Open-minded, professional, pro-active, hands-on, respectful and user-/customer-friendly attitude


Language, location & travel

  • An excellent native or near native command of English; Spanish, Norwegian and Eastern European or other languages a strong asset

  • Familiar with the Belgian/Brussels environment

  • Willing to travel frequently, also internationally, between 1 day and several days per month (COVID-19 situation allowing)



  • The opportunity for meaningful contribution to addressing society’s challenges

  • Inclusion in international, high-level projects

  • A salary package in line with this starting position

  • An innovative, inspiring, and positive work environment with an open team culture

  • A combination of content- and engagement-oriented work and of team- and self-guided work


  • A highly professional and internationally recognised non-for-profit organization

  • Contributing to key topics with society – for society

  • Working with top-level partners across Europe and beyond

  • With a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team in different locations in Europe

  • Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, with an international network and reach

  • More at



Then please fill in your application in English in the online form below.



Your application needs to be complete and include:

  • The filled in application form

  • Your motivation letter (one-page letter)

  • Your updated CV (with biographical data and grades)

  • Copies of diplomas and certificates

  • At least 1 reference with contact details

  • Examples of your work as applicable

Vacancy - Supporting Researcher

In case of questions, please contact Tatiana De Wée via tatiana.dewee[at]


We look forward to hearing from you!

Our Mission

Decisions for society need to be taken in consultation & participation with those affected by it.


Prospex Institute helps to make this happen. We promote the participation of citizens & stakeholders in dialogue & decision-making processes of relevance for society.

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