Prospex Institute is hiring!

 JUNIOR CONSULTANT 

JUNIOR CONSULTANT

  • Full-time position

  • Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia - with strong link to Brussels, Belgium

  • Starting date: 1 February or 1 March 2022

  • Minimum: 1 to 5 years of professional experience

  • Apply quickly: rolling evaluation as applications come in

 

FOCUS

Prospex Institute searches for a junior consultant with 1 up to 5 years of professional experience to support its content-related stakeholder engagement work in a variety of projects in research and other fields, in Slovenia, the Southeast European region, across Europe and beyond (see e.g., WaterLANDS, SecREEts, VARCITIES, Bioplastics Europe, etc.).

TASKS

  • Perform and support research, engagement, behaviour change and strategic processes with stakeholders, including interviews, contribution to in-person, hybrid or online events and processes

  • Support online and offline dialogue processes, including their preparation, also logistically

  • Contribute to shorter term consultancy projects in a variety of fields

  • Perform stakeholder mapping, identifying stakeholder groups and help articulating a strategy on how to engage with specific groups, mindful of concerns regarding diversity and inclusivity

  • Draft written reports and documents in flawless English and Slovenian

  • Provide and support assessments, qualitative and quantitative analysis

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

  • Participation in project meetings and events across Europe (COVID19-situation allowing)

 

YOUR PROFILE

Degree, expertise

 

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

  • Work experience of 1-5 years (including internships)

  • Not required, yet an asset: experience with EU research & innovation programmes/projects

 

Experience, interests

  • 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

  • Excellent skills for writing and reporting, content development
    in diverse electronic and other forms, including handling the tools concerned

  • Excellent assessment and analytical skills

  • Very good organisational and project management skills

  • A team player and able to work independently

  • Professional, open-minded, pro-active, respectful, and user-/customer-friendly attitude

 

Language, location & travel

  • An excellent native or near native command of Slovenian and English

  • Serbian, Croatian, and other languages a strong asset

  • 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

  • Believers in the value of dialogue

  • Working with top level partners across Europe and beyond

  • Based in Brussels, Belgium, with a hub of collaborators in Ljubljana/Slovenia;
    contributors across Europe and featuring an international network and reach

  • More at www.prospex-institute.org

WE OFFER

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

  • Inclusion in international, high-level projects

  • 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

  • Appropriate remuneration

 

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

  • Reference letters of previous employers

  • A minimum of 2 references with contact details

  • Examples of your work as appropriate

  • And relevant requests

 

In case of questions, please contact James Cosier via james.cosier[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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