We are looking for a Junior EU Policy Consultant and Senior EU Policy Experts!

4FRONT is one of the leading EU policy consulting firms in Finland, specializing in policy evaluations, impact assessments and studies. Our clients include European Commission, other EU institutions as well as ministries, agencies, and other public organisations. We are based in Helsinki but operate internationally with a broad network of international partners.

We are now looking to strengthen our team and are primarily looking for a Junior Consultant for EU projects.

Also open applications from Senior Experts with a strong CV and references of EU projects are welcome (see end of the announcement for more details).


Junior Consultant for EU projects

Due to the large number of applications, the application period for the Junior Consultant position will end on Sunday, February 25, 2024. We will carefully read all applications and get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you to all applicants!

Type: Full-time / part-time / internship (depending on applications and availability). Initially for fixed-term (6 months).
Application Deadline: Open applications until 25.2.2024 (please note that applications will be assessed on a rolling basis).
Start: As soon as possible, latest in April.
Location: Helsinki

We are seeking a motivated and dedicated Junior Consultant to work primarily in EU policy studies and evaluations. This is an excellent opportunity to start a professional career in policy consulting, offering hands-on experience on policy evaluations and studies, with a team of supportive and experienced colleagues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • International fact-finding, background studies and analyses in the fields of innovation & technology policy, science & higher education policy and EU Cohesion Policy.
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of proposals, reports, and presentations for clients.
  • Support in conducting research and analysis for policy evaluations and studies.
  • Participate in meetings and workshops, providing logistical and administrative support.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in European Studies, Political Science, or a related field.
  • Strong interest in EU affairs, public policy, and an eagerness to learn.
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to quickly master MS Office & related business software, including those related to AI, data sourcing and analysis.
  • Fluency in English (written and oral). Other EU languages and Finnish are an advantage.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently, good organizational and presentation skills.

What we offer:

  • A great opportunity to start your career as policy consultant and work hands-on on projects and proposals directly with our clients.
  • The possibility to dive into different policy fields and bring in your own initiatives.
  • Flexible working hours at home and at our office in the center of Helsinki.
  • The intention to agree on a permanent contract beyond the initial six-month period.
  • A competitive salary depending on the qualification and experience.


How to Apply:
Please send your CV and a cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the position to Fabian Landes (fabian.landes@4front.fi) as soon as possible, latest by 25th February 2024. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis. (Please note that the application deadline has been brought forward due to the large number of applications.)

More information:
Fabian Landes (fabian.landes@4front.fi), +358 40 151 8908.

See the job advertisement at Duunitori.


Senior Experts

To further strengthen and broaden our competence in EU projects, we are looking for experienced experts with a strong experience (>7 years) in EU projects and policy consulting to join our team and/or pool of experts.

We are looking for experts with different backgrounds and profiles, but especially experience in at least one of the following themes/areas is appreciated:

  • Science, technology, innovation and/or industrial policy
  • Financing and funding instruments
  • Sustainability and green transition
  • Smart specialisation, regional policy
  • Education policy
  • Development policy

Ideally, we are looking for researchers and/or self-entrepreneurs who are interested in working flexibly (on project-basis) in EU-level evaluations or studies as part of a broader expert team, but we are open to discuss different opportunities.

Interested experts are invited to contact Vesa Salminen (vesa.salminen@4front.fi, +358 40 1252 370) for more details.