Public Policy Evaluator
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We are looking to recruit a full time Public Policy Evaluator


Are you an experienced professional with excellent analytical and consulting skills?

Are you interested in strategic evaluations in the field of development cooperation, humanitarian aid or development finance?

Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset and the willingness to continuously improve our services?

ADE is one of Europe’s leading consultancies. We are based in Louvain-la-Neuve, near Brussels, Belgium.

We support senior decision-makers in formulating, monitoring, implementing and evaluating public policies and strategies

ADE’s areas of specialisation include notably: 

  • Strategic Evaluations and Impact Evaluations 
  • Public Finance Management 
  • Rural Development and Food Security 
  • Development Finance and Private Sector Development 
  • Conflict Resolution, Security, and Fragility 

Our Evaluation Department is focusing on strategic evaluations in these and other sectors, within the wider fields of development cooperation, humanitarian aid, and development finance. Recent examples:

  • Evaluation of the EU Cooperation with Tunisia (on-going)
  • Evaluation of the African Development Bank’s Strategy in Benin (on-going) 
  • Evaluation of Belgian Funding to International Climate Finance (on-going) 
  • Evaluation of the EU Gender Policy in Humanitarian Aid (2021)
  • Evaluation of the UN World Food Program’s Strategic Plan in Zimbabwe (2021) 
  • Evaluation of the UN World Food Program’s Strategic Plan in Lebanon (2021) 
  • Evaluation of the EU Response to the Rohingya Crisis (2021) 
  • Evaluationof the EU Budget Support to Fragile Countries (2020) 
  • Study for the OECD on Core Concepts of Blended Finance & Evaluation (2020) 


Your work:

  • Designing evaluation approaches and tools
  • Conducting interviews and data collection at headquarter level
  • Participating to field visits at country level (e.g. 2 one-week missions per year)
  • Conducting quantitative & qualitative research and analysis
  • Drafting reports and present findings in client meetings
  • Managing teams and projects
  • Participating to tender processes and ADE’s wider internal and external activities

Your skills and experience:

  • 5 to 10 years of professional experience, possibly more 
  • Master or PhD, typically in analytical/logical fields (e.g. economics, engineering, sciences, philosophy) 
  • Outstanding analytical and research skills 
  • Strong organizational and planning skills 
  • Strong writing and presentation skills 
  • Teamwork and leadership skills 
  • Resistance to stress 
  • Fully fluent in English with at least basic knowledge of French; other languages are an asset 
  • A strong interest in evaluation of public policies 
  • A strong interest in development cooperation, humanitarian aid, or development finance 
  • EU nationality or work permit required. 

Your opportunities:

  • Conducting complex, strategic evaluations targeting senior decision-makers 
  • Gaining experience across a range of different sectors, countries, and organisations 
  • Joining a renowned consultancy, working for the EU, UN, and other leading organisations 
  • Working towards contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 
  • Working in line with ADE’s 4 main values: Excellence - Ethics - Entrepreneurial spirit - Team spirit 
  • 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 

HOW TO APPLY? Only applications via email will be considered. 

Please send a CV and 1-page cover letter in English to by 27 June 2021
The sooner the better as we may process applications directly. Please indicate in your cover letter a possible starting date, and the channel through which you learned about this opportunity.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The selection procedure will be conducted in three phases, including a case study and a logical test. 

Remote work may be considered in the current pandemic context, in the short (not longer) term. 


Job Details
Project title Public Policy Evaluator
Start date 2021.07.01
Duration Long Term - Full Time
Deadline to apply 2021.06.27
Ref. ADE