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Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
JOB #R2202444

Training Consultant

Training Consultant

ICF is a leading provider of consulting services globally. For 50 years, we have partnered with clients to transform their biggest challenges into even bigger opportunities. With a continued focus on innovation in areas including policy, engagement and technology, we aim to make big things possible for our clients and the communities we serve.

Our work in Europe covers government and commercial clients, and spans many policy areas, including employment, justice, home affairs, education & training, social inclusion, citizenship, energy, climate and environment. To find out more, go to

We are expanding our services, and to support this growth, we are looking for a Training Consultant to join our Policy Implementation and Programmes (PIP) line of business. PIP provides programme and network support, technical assistance, and mutual (peer-based) learning and training services to European Union (EU) institutions, particularly the European Commission Directorate-Generals and executive agencies, as well as governmental bodies in the UK. Our current portfolio of work includes delivery of online and face-to-face training for the EU Aid Volunteers Programme; the European Solidarity Corps, the Secretariat for the European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training; and a wide range of mutual learning services in the field of employment and social policy.

The role will involve supporting training-related assignments, providing technical expertise for the design and delivery of training-related services, and contributing to the ICF’s growth and excellence in this field. This is an expert position requiring the application of the latest pedagogical theory and know-how, and the development of tailored, client-oriented solutions across a range of training scenarios and topics. It also extends to other types of learning, such as mutual learning, coaching, mentoring and other knowledge/competence-based support.

Main responsibilities:

  • Contributing to all aspects of training services for PIP, spanning:

    • Online, face-to-face and blended modes of delivery to a range of target audiences, including young people, adult learners, government officials, etc.

    • All stages of work: conceptualisation and design, preparation of training courses, curricula and associated content and materials, delivery of training to target audiences, and assessment of learning outcomes.

  • Supporting the coordination of training-related projects or programme strands, covering the content, methods and organisational aspects.

  • Coordinating the creation of educational audio-visual content, including conceptualisation, script writing, liaising with subcontractors, quality assurance, etc.

  • Contributing to other capacity-building services, where relevant, such as mutual learning, coaching, train the trainer, leadership development, etc.

  • Contributing to bidding, when relevant.

  • Other tasks, as required.

Essential requirements:

  • University Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in education, sociology, psychology or related discipline.

  • At least five years of professional experience, of which at least three relate to designing and delivering training courses and curricula (and associated content and materials) across a range of topics.

  • Knowledge and experience of applying varied pedagogical theories and practices.

  • Familiarity with e-learning software, management systems and apps.

  • Experience of delivering training, using participatory methods and other techniques.

  • Strong coordination skills, including time management, multi-tasking and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including interacting with multi-national, cultural and disciplinary teams across several countries.

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills in English - additional European languages an advantage.

  • ‘Can do’, positive attitude, with the ability work flexibly and focus on finding solutions.

  • Willingness to travel in Europe, where required.

Desirable requirements:

  • Training certification / qualification or membership of professional associations.

  • Experience working with multimedia production or educational audio-visual content.

  • Experience of business development activities, including capture work, partnership-building and proposal-writing.

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.

Brussels, Belgium (BE75)

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Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.