Public Diplomacy And Policy Outreach Expert –Team Leader

Ecorys is looking to recruit a Public Diplomacy and Policy Outreach Expert –Team Leader to work on “B-Brussels: ICI+ — EU public diplomacy and outreach in India and in the SAARC” project.
The requirements are the following:
  • Masters Degree in a related discipline (e.g. public relations, communications, international relations, economics, management)
  • Computer Literacy
  • Excellent command of English
  • Good knowledge of Hindi or other SAARC languages desirable
  • Familiarity with Indian and other South Asian cultures
  • Strong management and communication skills

Professional experience
  • Familiarity with EU policies initiatives in emerging countries, in particular India and SAARC countries
  • General experience of 5 to 10 years or more in public diplomacy, public relations, communication, event management, marketing, policy dialogue
  • Experience as a Team leader/ Project Manager (min 5 years in the last 10 years)
  • Experience working in India and SAARC Countries (min 5 years in the last 10 years)

Desirable experience
  • Familiarity to work with public institutions in SAARC area
  • Promoting regional integration and EU values in third countries
  • Organising events and public diplomacy campaigns and policy dialogues

Additional Information
The project will run from November 2013 for 36 months
Based in New Dehli, India; estimated input 650 working days
Closing date: 01 July 2013
Organization Description
Ecorys UK is part of Ecorys Group an international consultancy with offices across Europe, Africa and Asia. We currently employ more than 500 technical, management and support staff and are one of Europe's largest specialist economic and social development consultancies with an annual turnover of more than $100m. In recent years we have worked in more than 100 countries and have assisted national, regional and local Governments in all aspects of policy formulation, analysis and implementation.