Vacancy

Evaluator in our Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Department

Interested in public policies related to agriculture, the environment and rural areas?

Have a master’s or PhD in agronomy/bioengineering/economics/related fields?

We are looking for an Evaluator to join our Agriculture and Environment Department. We work on topics related to the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy and on agricultural and environmental topics in partner countries, primarily Africa.

 

ADE is one of Europe’s leading consultancies, specialised in the evaluation of public policies. We are based in Louvain-la-Neuve, near Brussels, Belgium. We support decision-makers in formulating, monitoring, implementing, and evaluating public policies and strategies.

ADE’s areas of expertise include notably:

  • Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment
  • Strategic and Impact Evaluations
  • Macro-Economic Reforms
  • Development Finance and Private Sector Development
  • Conflict Resolution, Security, and Fragility

 

What we are looking for:
  • A university degree at master’s or PhD level in agronomy, economics or related fields
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of professional experience
  • Excellent command of English (CEFR level C1); and French; other EU languages are an asset
  • A strong interest in evaluation of public policies
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience in data analysis, data collection
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines

 

What you will do:
  • Design evaluation approaches and tools
  • Design and implement data collection tools including literature reviews and surveys
  • Conduct interviews
  • Conduct quantitative & qualitative research and analysis
  • Draft reports and present findings in client meetings
  • Manage projects and teams
  • Participate in tender processes and ADE’s wider internal and external activities

 

What we offer:
  • The possibility to contribute to change by providing public policy advice
  • Conducting complex, strategic evaluations targeting senior decision-makers
  • Gaining experience across a range of different clients, countries and organisations
  • Developing your skills as a professional consultant
  • Joining an international team of highly-qualified colleagues
  • Benefiting from a full salary package, with benefits such as a company car if desired
  • Combination of office and home-based work

 

How to apply? Only via emails – applications on the job post platforms will not be considered.

 

Interested candidates are welcome to send their application (CV and 1-page cover letter) in English to laurence.quintens@ade.eu the SOONER the BETTER and before 10th April 2022. We may process applications as soon as we receive them. Please indicate in your cover letter a possible starting date (as soon as possible), as well as the channel through which you learned about this opportunity.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.