Digital Labour Market - Education Senior Consultant

Description

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Within NTT DATA's International Organisations Public Sector division, NTT DATA has been working in multiple Directorate-Generals of the Commission, including those overseeing policy initiatives rooted in the digital labour market and the education and training (DLM) Industry. Throughout the years, NTT DATA has supported the Commission in several flagship initiatives orbiting around these areas and we are expecting to further increase our involvement in the years to come.

To reinforce our DLM practice we are looking for a Digital Labour Market / Education Senior Consultant to join our team in Brussels in the Public sector, with the following characteristics:

Main Responsibilities

You will be part of a multicultural and interdisciplinary team working for European and international organisations. You will be mainly involved in (IT) strategic projects orbiting around EU skills, qualifications and labour market policy initiatives, but with the possibility to cooperate in other related assignments.  

You will be tasked to:

  • Manage and monitor the delivery of a pool of projects, end-to-end;
  • Perform project management duties across all its dimensions;
  • Support the account manager in developing business;
  • Interact with the client(s) on a daily basis;
  • Production of project-related (e.g., concept notes, studies) and project-management deliverables;
  • Provide coaching, guidance and supervision to peer consultants;
  • Draft-up of reports summarising and discussing the main findings, and proposing recommendations;
  • Organise and participate in (online) meetings/workshops with the client and/or stakeholders to present and discuss findings, follow-up works, …;
  • Contribute to the development of the DLM Industry practice at IO level; and
  • Contribute to business development activities, such as the preparation of proposals to help win additional projects in related policy areas.

Requirements

  • University degree in social sciences, economics and management, mathematics, IT or engineering, or related areas;
  • Minimum five years of overall work experience at European and/or international level after having concluded your studies;
  • Three to five years of relevant work experience in employment and education policy at EU level;
  • At least three years’ experience in managing projects;
  • Experience in IT business analysis/consultancy/development projects is an asset;
  • Knowledge and project management methodologies and best practices, such as PRINCE2, PMP and/or Commission’s PM2. Working experience and availability of related certifications is an asset;
  • Experience in proposal drafting will be valued;
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken;
  • Very good communication skills (both in speaking and in writing);
  • Rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working in an international/ multicultural environment;
  • Interest for employment and education policy at EU level
  • Great teamwork spirit to work with more senior colleagues and key experts, but also to coach more junior team members and foster an excellent work atmosphere;
  • Ability to manage workload in eventful periods, while keeping high quality standards and respecting deadlines;
  • Experience in organising meetings and workshops with stakeholders will be valued.

We encourage you to write a one-page cover letter and submit it together with your CV (preferably with Europass format and with a maximum of five pages). The cover letter should summarise your experience, how your competencies match the requirements, and briefly explain your motivation for this job.

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