If you work for the Dutch government (Rijksoverheid) you add value to society and the well-being of the Dutch population. As a researcher or consultant you have an impact on policy making and solving societal challenges.
Researchers are needed in various disciplines, for example (but not limited to):
As a medior researcher you often need to have five to ten years of work experience. Some of your tasks might be:
Most of the institutions operate in Dutch. Although English is the second common language in the Netherlands, in the governmental sector Dutch language skills are almost always necessary. Writing Dutch policy papers or research publications can be part of your job.
Scale 10-13 - wetenschappelijk medewerker, Government Collective Labour Agreement (CAO Rijk)