Prospex Institute is hiring!

 SUPPORTING RESEARCHER 

FULL-TIME POSITION - PROCESS COMPLETED

  • Location:  Brussels, Belgium

  • Starting date: 1 March 2021

  • Contract duration: 6 months

  • Minimum: Master’s degree

  • Apply quickly – rolling evaluation as applications come in

 

FOCUS

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.

 

TASKS

  • 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)

 

YOUR PROFILE

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, respectful and user-/customer-friendly attitude

 

Language, location & travel

  • An excellent native or near native command of English; Italian, 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)

 

WE ARE

  • A small, 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

  • Providing an open team culture in an inspiring and positive work environment

  • Based in Brussels, Belgium, with contributors across Europe and with an international network and reach; more at www.prospex-institute.org

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

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

IMPORTANT

 

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

 

In case of questions, please contact Dimitri Weibel via dimitri.weibel[at]prospex-institute.org

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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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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