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Managing Consultant - Gender Equality Policy
If you are building a career in research and evaluation of public policies relating to gender equality and non-discrimination, we may have the next role you have been looking for. We are one of the leading providers of research and analysis on gender equality and non-discrimination policy issues to the institutions of the European Union.
As a Managing Consultant you will help us build our programme of work in this area, working with the team to win, manage and deliver assignments that provide insight and advice to our clients. You will also be looking to grow into a leadership role, helping to shape the work we do, manage the team we build and help keep us at the forefront of our profession in the methodologies, models and tools that we use.
We are looking for candidates who:
have a relevant University degree and around 10 years’ of professional experience in policymaking, research, evaluation and statistics, including significant experience in gender equality and non-discrimination;
have good knowledge of the gender equality and gender mainstreaming policies and programmes at EU and Member State level;
can demonstrate an ability to manage projects and to help win work through writing compelling proposals.
About the role:
Conduct comparative research and evaluation projects, using qualitative and quantitative research methods, under supervision of a project director
Assign work packages to project teams and manage their work
Support project teams on the methodological aspects of their work and assure its quality
Manage day to day client relationships
Help to ensure we deliver project work within budget
Lead tenders and reports for the European Commission, governments, and other EU clients
Collaborate closely with other project teams, and external partners and stakeholders
Provide line management support to members of the team, alongside your project work
Contribute to our business strategy and development plans.
Master’s degree in political science, public policy, gender studies or a related discipline
Around ten years’ work experience in research and evaluation of EU policies and programmes in the areas of gender equality and non-discrimination, employment and education
Project management experience, including management of project teams
Business development experience, including leading or contributing to proposals
Understanding of financial reporting and metrics
Strong qualitative and quantitative research and analytical skills
Advanced computer user skills (Microsoft applications)
Exceptional writing skills, including editing and proofreading skills
Excellent oral and written English; fluency in at least one additional European language
Deep understanding of European policy making process and EU Institutions,
Highly developed, interpersonal skills and self-motivation
High level of attention to detail and accuracy
Experience with Excel essential; experience with NVIVO, SPSS, STATA, etc. an advantage
Working at ICF
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. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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