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Cowi Expert Database Coordinator in Belgium

Do you want to be part of shaping and expanding our business in the EU and International Financial Institutions market area? Do you want to be part of a strong international team dedicated to make a positive impact on the future of our society? Do you have a strong interest in business development and expert search and selection? Then join us and let's be outstanding together.

COWI is a leading consulting group creating value for customers, people and societies across the globe. With employees in more than 30 countries, we are constantly looking to strengthen our competencies and provide state-of-the-art services to our clients. Our international business is on a growth path and we wish to strengthen our business development team – are you ready for new challenges as an expert database coordinator?


COWI Global Advisory provides project management support, financial and economic analyses as well as policy studies to international organisations and financing institutions within the sectors of green transition, environment, energy, transport, and climate action. We provide high-quality advice to our customers because we build on the solid technical expertise of our consulting engineer business, which counts more than 8,000 employees worldwide.

You will become part of a commercially focused Business Development (BD) unit, supporting the staffing of international teams for project proposals. You will work from our office in Brussels, Belgium, together with colleagues from many different locations.

You will work together with BD specialists, and be tasked with a wide range of assignments structured around three main activities: i) maintaining our database of external experts; ii) building network of experts; iii) making targeted searches in the database and assisting proposal teams in identifying experts, iv) assisting framework contract managers in expert searches and preparation of proposals for framework contract assignments.


You have experience in data management and database handling. You should have some experience within business development and expert search and selection in relation to international technical assistance assignments financed by international donors and International Financial Institutions (IFIs). It is an advantage if you also have experience with management and/or implementation of framework contracts.

Furthermore, you should have:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in database management and/or data management

  • Familiarity with business development for international donor/IFI financed projects

  • Proven ability to write commercial English

  • Excellent communication skills and confidence in pro-active communication with senior-level professionals

  • Track record of managing deadlines

  • Solid command of MS Word and Excel

  • Previous experience in securing experts and preparing their CVs in winning proposals for projects financed by the EU or IFIs or bilateral/multilateral donors, is an advantage


If you would like more information or have any questions regarding the position, please contact: Birgitte Martens, Business Development Director, Phone: +45 56402304.


Click on the link below and tell us why you are the right person for this position. We look forward to receiving your application. We will conduct interviews ongoing. The application deadline is stated at the top of the page.

Please note that you must hold a valid work permit to work in Belgium.


COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or age. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.