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Prospex Institute is hiring!

SUPPPORTING RESEARCHER

SUPPORTING RESEARCHER

  • Full-time position in Berlin 

  • Starting-level position, 6-months contract; Master’s Degree required

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 (indicative and not limited to) SUPERB, RESONATE, JUSTNATURE, WaterLANDS, etc. The new colleague will join our multi-national team in Berlin (Germany). 

WE ARE

  • A highly professional, internationally recognised and growing non-for-profit organisation 

  • Contributing to key topics with society – for society 

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

  • Working with top level partners across Europe and beyond 

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

  • More at www.prospex-institute.org 

 

YOUR PROFILE

Degree, expertise 

 

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

  • Knowledge in the area of stakeholder dialogue, participatory, co-creative processes  

 

 

Experience, interests 

  

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

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

  • Interested in a variety of areas and topics including sustainability, research and innovation, energy, health and others 

 

Skills and attitudes 

 

  • Very good organisational skills 

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

  • Proficiency in handling digital tools 

  • Aptitude to support short- and long-term projects  

  • A team player and able to work independently 

  • Open-minded, professional, pro-active, respectful and client-friendly attitude  

 

Location, language & travel  

 

  • An excellent native or near native command of English; an excellent command of one or several other language/s an important asset 

  • Willing to travel frequently, also internationally, between 1 day and several days per month   

TASKS

  • Logistically support stakeholder engagement, dialogue and related processes, such as interviews, in-person, hybrid or online events and tools 

  • Support junior and other consultants through ad-hoc research activities 

  • 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 

WE OFFER

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

  • Inclusion in international, high-level research & innovation projects 

  • A salary package in line with this starting position 

  • International travel opportunities  

  • Opportunities to participate in the development of a growing organisation 

  • 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 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

Then please fill in your application online in English accessing the following link:  

https://www.prospex-institute.org/supporting-researcher-2024  

 

IMPORTANT: Your application needs to be complete and include: 

 

  • Your motivation letter (one-page letter) 

  • Your updated CV (complete with biographical data) 

  • Copies of diplomas and certificates 

  • Relevant requests 

  • At least 1 reference with contact details 

  • Examples of your work as appropriate 

 

We look forward to hearing from you! 

Application Form
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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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