ICF (www.icf.com) is a consultancy firm with offices in Brussels, the UK, US and worldwide. At ICF, we help governments, regulators and international institutions solve complex problems and improve the quality of life of people around the world. We offer critical insight and rigorous analytical techniques to deliver innovative solutions and thought-provoking analyses for our clients.
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We are looking for a Managing Consultant to join a well-established public policy practice within ICF that provides evaluation, impact assessment and research services to the European Commission, in particular DG Migration and Home Affairs and its agencies (EBCGA, EASO, EU-LISA, CEPOL, Europol and EMCCDA) and other European bodies with a similar mandate (e.g. DG MOVE and transport security, Fundamental Rights Agency, etc.). Our current portfolio of projects reflects the diversity of our work in internal security, management of EU external borders and police cooperation. Examples of some of our recent projects include: an evaluation of the Advanced Passenger Information (API) Directive; an evaluation of the Systematic Checks Regulation; an evaluation of Internal Security Fund-Police and a study on technical support to improving rail passenger security.
The successful candidate will have a strong project management background, ideally in managing evaluations, impact assessments or feasibility studies in the areas of home affairs, border management, EU large-scale IT systems and/or security. The successful candidate will also have experience with business development and a successful track record in managing proposals for public sector clients. Ideally, the successful candidate will also have background in quantitative analysis.
You will play a key role in further developing our portfolio and track record in internal security, management of EU external borders and home affairs area. As part of our growing team, you will be responsible for business development as well as project management of evaluations, impact assessments and feasibility studies mainly, but not exclusively, commissioned by DG Migration and Home Affairs. You will be managing more than one project at a time, have line-management responsibility for more junior ICF staff and establish/maintain successful relations with clients and external stakeholders. The role provides an excellent opportunity to demonstrate strong analytical skills, intellectual leadership, managing skills and report writing skills in helping our clients solve some of the most complex challenges.
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