Prospex Institute is hiring!



  • Full-time position

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

  • Starting date: 1 May or 1 June 2021

  • Minimum: 1 to 5 years of work experience

  • Apply quickly: rolling evaluation as applications come in



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. SecREEts, VARCITIES, Bioplastics Europe, SINCERE, etc.).



  • 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 and conflict resolution processes, including their preparation, also logistically

  • Perform stakeholder mapping, identifying stakeholder groups and 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

  • Coordinate 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)



Degree and experience

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

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

  • Experience with EU research & innovation programmes/projects an asset


Knowledge and 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 and 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)



  • 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


  • 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; further contributors across Europe and featuring 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

  • A minimum of 2 references with contact details

  • Examples of your work as appropriate

  • Your expected remuneration and information on current remuneration

  • Other relevant requests


In case of questions, please contact Katharina Faradsch via katharina.faradsch[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.