Permanent employment
Den Haag
Bachelor (EQF 6), Master (EQF 7)
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About this position

TNO Vector aims to accelerate the embedding of innovation in society and the economy. We analyse major societal developments and reflect on how the challenges of our time converge. In this way we provide the knowledge needed to ensure good governance and policy – today and for as long as possible into the future. Digital technologies, including Artificial intelligence, are driving innovation at high speed in our society, with applications in many fields. Alongside the opportunities that they present, there are still many questions about these technologies. TNO Vector plays a central role in finding answers to these questions, including how we should create and structure effective governance and policies.


What will be your role?

Our Strategy & Policy Research Group is looking for a Medior Consultant to develop a strong national and international position focused on issues relating to public policy, digitalization and new technologies or trends such as AI, Quantum or Data. Specifically we are working on questions related to the responsible and legitimate use of artificial intelligence and digital technologies in the public sector, technology impact assessments, questions of privacy, ethics and governance of digital technologies. As TNO Vector’s trusted advisor in aforementioned fields, you will build lasting customer relationships, where truly understanding their needs and challenges forms the basis of the conversation.
Furthermore, you will:

  • Translate knowledge to solving customer challenges in multidisciplinary projects and acquisitions tp strengthen our roadmap on AI;
  • Make direct contribution to providing high quality deliverable to clients;
  • Work effectively with other consultants and researchers internally and outside of TNO, coach new and less experienced colleagues;
  • Build and maintain a broad network within and beyond your own area of expertise.

What we expect from you

You are someone with curiosity, the desire to explore complex questions with a spectrum of stakeholders. You have a strong intrinsic motivation to work on broad scale societal impact, to shape and implement TNO Vector’s strategy and vision. You will also:

  • Have a completed higher educational degree in a relevant field besides demonstrable work experience in a similar environment and topic;
  • Have a network of (inter)national, key relationships (public and private sector as well);
  • Have an excellent track record of delivering complex national and European projects, from acquisition to final delivery;
  • Have outstanding written and oral communication skills in Dutch and English.

What you'll get in return

Challenging and varied work with a real impact. And plenty of opportunities as, at TNO, you are in charge of shaping your career. We offer a gross monthly salary with a maximum of € 6.614,- (based on your knowledge and experience), 8% holiday pay, a 13th month bonus of 8.33% and a flex budget (5.58% + € 180). In addition, you will be given every opportunity to develop yourself.

TNO offers optional employee benefits, enabling you to tailor your benefits package to match your personal situation. You may also expect:

  • An extremely professional, innovative working environment where colleagues are leading experts in their field.
  • The opportunity to attend courses, workshops and conferences, and to receive training and coaching based on your needs.
  • 33 days annual leave on a full-time basis.
  • An employer that values and encourages diverse talent, with initiatives like the Female Leadership Program, our Rainbow Community and round tables on inclusion topics.
  • We offer a comprehensive and flexible mobility plan that also includes full compensation for public transportation for commuting and business travel.
  • Great social events with your team and other TNO colleagues. That’s how you will get to know a lot of people really quickly.
  • Flexible working hours, the possibility to work parttime (32 of 36 hours) and the possibility of working from home.
  • A good pension scheme.

TNO as an employer

At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have been making knowledge and technology available for the common good. We find each other in wonder and ingenuity. We are driven to push boundaries. There is all the space and support for your talent and ambition. You work with people who will challenge you: who inspire you and want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision. What you do at TNO matters: impact makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to tomorrow’s world. 

At TNO we encourage an inclusive work environment, where you can be yourself. Whatever your story and whatever unique qualities you bring to the table. It is by combining our unique strengths and perspectives that we are able to develop innovations that make a real difference in society. 


The selection process

Please apply before the 16th of March, 2024 The selection process comprises two interview rounds. In a final meeting we will discuss the terms of employment and your tailored benefits package. We aim to finalize the entire process within four weeks.

The selection process may include an online assessment and a reference check.

A certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) is required before starting a new job at TNO.