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Job opening - FEBRUARY 2022

Consultant in Stakeholder Engagement & Strategy

 

  • Full-time position
  • Brussels (Belgium)
  • For applicants with three to five years of professional experience
  • Starting date: March/April 2022; rolling evaluation, please apply quickly.

 

Do you have 3 to 5 years of relevant professional experience to bring into our practice of stakeholder engagement covering dialogue, participatory and co-creative processes, strategy, and foresight and, as applicable, negotiation / conflict resolution? Would you like to work on and help bring in a series of projects for top level European and international organisations, institutions, and corporations in a variety of areas such as sustainability, innovation, food safety, health sciences, water, and more? Then do not hesitate to apply for our job opening at Prospex bv. The tasks include contributing to the design, preparation, research for and facilitation of stakeholder engagement in various, also electronic formats.

The job

Your general tasks include (a) contributing to projects through engagement of diverse stakeholders (from government, business, research to civil society and citizens) in Europe and beyond; (b) Coordinating, planning, organising and implementing projects and processes, preparing deliverables and events, in cooperation with other consultants and contributors; (c)  contributing to offers, tenders, documentation, marketing; (d) travel to meetings and events in Belgium, Europe and beyond (COVID-19 situation allowing).

In terms of participatory processes, dialogue, co-creation, strategy/foresight and conflict management, you contribute to (a) the development of strategies and action plans, and (b) to the design of participatory processes, (c) preparing and organising stakeholder engagement activities; (d) facilitating engagement processes: multi-stakeholder, analog, digital and hybrid; (e) applying foresight and conflict management. For networking and mapping, you (a) identify stakeholder groups and perform stakeholder mapping and (b) contribute to alliance building and networking. In terms of analysis, assessments, reports, you (a) perform research, analysis & assessment on a variety of topics, and (b) draft and review reports, documentation, articles, papers, publications in excellent English and, as applicable, other languages.

What to bring to this job

In terms of degree(s) and expertise, you have (a) an adequate academic qualification (minimum: Master’s degree) in a relevant field; (b) knowledge in the area of stakeholder dialogue, participatory & co-creative processes; (c) as an asset, background in strategy development & foresight. Your experience and interests cover (a) three to five years of professional experience; (b) a passion for dialogue processes and engagement of citizens and stakeholders, also in advanced and complex content and technical fields; (c) an interest in short to medium term projects covering a variety of topics. The skills and attitudes you bring to the job comprise (a) strong organizational / project management skills; (b) strong skills for analysis, writing and content development in diverse electronic and other forms; (c) aptitude to implement short- and long-term consultancy projects; (d) experience in handling digital tools for participatory formats; (e) a professional, open-minded, respectful, customer-friendly attitude  In terms of location, languages and travel, (a) you are ready to be based for your work in Brussels, Belgium, (b) you have an excellent native or near native command of English,  with an excellent command of one or several other language/s an important asset; (c) you are familiar with the context and environment in Brussels/Belgium; (d) you are willing to travel frequently, also internationally, between 1 day and several days per month (COVID-19 situation allowing). 

Who are we and what do we offer to you

We offer the opportunity for working on important topics in often international, high-level projects, providing a salary package in line with position and experience, a combination of content- and engagement-oriented work in a small, innovative and positive work environment. We are a specialized, highly professional, and internationally recognized consultancy providing tailored and excellent services to its customers. We work with a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team of consultants and experts in different locations in Europe and cooperate with top level partners across Europe and beyond. Our headquarters are in Belgium, with an international network and reach; please consult www.prospex.com

How to apply

Then please proceed to filling in your application online in English. You can access our online application tool here: https://prospex.typeform.com/consultant-2022.

When applying, please make sure you have your documentation at hand: (a) Your motivation letter (one-page letter); (b) your complete, updated CV (including biographical data); (c) copies of diplomas and certificates; (d) a minimum of 2 references with contact details; (f) examples of your work as appropriate.