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Manager / Managing Consultant in EU Public Policy
Are you passionate about policy affecting citizens across the European Union? Are you an emerging manager or managing projects already, looking for new challenges in policy consulting?
Whether you work for a consultancy or in a related field, we are looking for Managers in consulting to help governments, public agencies and international institutions solve complex problems and improve the quality of life of people around Europe and the world.
You would be joining a team responsible for an exciting portfolio of projects with EU institutions. The work may include:
- Programme or network management spanning Mutual Learning Services for employment and social inclusion, the ECVET Secretariat, the European Migration Network (EMN), the Platform tackling Undeclared Work, the European Centre of Expertise on labour market policy and labour law.
- Training services, such as the General online training for the European Solidarity Corps
- Supporting EU policy reforms with DG REFORM.
We work with the main Directorates-General of the European Commission and its agencies, spanning the European Labour Authority, DG EMPL, DG EAC, DG REFORM, CHAFEA and more. Depending on your experience, you could be supporting or managing strands of work, or managing large programmes directly.
About you: you can demonstrate best practice in project management and you can lead teams to collaborate and deliver. You have 7-10 + years of professional experience, ideally backed up by relevant training and / or certifications, such as Prince 2, PMP, PMI, and you understand PMOs and consulting. You have experience in at least one of the following policy areas: social inclusion and European employment and social policy, (vocational) education and training, migration and asylum, European Structural Funds, health, regional economic development, or related fields.
We have consultancy offices in the UK, Belgium, US and worldwide, and we are looking for managers to join our policy implementation team in Belgium and the UK working on European projects.
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals.
Learn more about what we do and our commitment to inclusion.
The benefits of joining ICF:
Our people at ICF are our most important asset, so we invest in them from the moment they arrive. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well.
We offer a hybrid working policy, which will provide you with the flexibility to collaborate in the office, as well as in the comfort of your own home, ensuring you are able to successfully deliver the requirements of your role.
To support you, our employee wellbeing hub is designed to provide highly personalised support across a comprehensive range of wellbeing issues, such as mind, body, finances, community, career programs and HR support.
We enjoy celebrating success, which is why we have a competitive recognition program called ‘You Matter’, which awards points as a ‘thank you’ for your work achievements. These can be spent on a large variety of high-quality items, as well as online or high-street vouchers, all with zero tax payable by the employee.
ICF also offers a range of competitive benefits, which include:
- Single Private Medical Insurance cover with no restrictions on existing conditions.
- Dental insurance and an online GP service.
- 25 days annual leave, plus UK bank holidays (annual leave increases with years of service).
- Pension scheme with 5% of salary employer contribution
- Life assurance paying 4x annual salary and Group Income Protection paying 66% of salary for up to 5 years if you are off work on long-term sick.
- Enhanced parental leave policies, enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental pay.
London, United Kingdom (GB75)