Grants Consultant

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The role is for a Grant Writing Consultant, the positions needs experience in either grants, technical writing or bids and educated to degree level.  You will be working among some amazing businesses to help progress the R&D side of their business through grants.  This position needs a candidate who can immerse themselves into their client's business to help when writing bid applications.
Responsibilities:
  • Working with clients to qualify their ideas for funding programmes.
  • Working across a range of industry sectors including energy, environment, chemical, biotechnology, ICT, health, transport, manufacturing
  • Market research analysis
  • Patent searches to qualify the competitive landscape and true innovation of a particular idea 
  • Working directly with the client to prepare high quality grant applications.
  • The compilation of information required for the submission through to the writing of the bid
  • All the workings needed for the grantor body: from the analysis of the business and market opportunity available, technologies offered, to the innovation, route to market strategy and impact.
The ideal candidate will have the desire to develop a small section of their own client base within the UK from recommendations & referrals.
Attending industry events to promote services, through to the development of relationships with multipliers such as Venture Capital companies, tech incubators, IP attorneys and industry networks.
Qualifications:
  • Degree in a scientific or engineering related degree.
  • Previous grant writing experience OR SIMILAR  is a must
  • Experience in strategic consultancy or technology transfer
  • Excellent communication and proven networking skills in previous positions
  • Affinity and preferably experience with commercial and account management skills
  • Available to travel within Europe on occasions
This is an expansion to a small team that is part of a bigger international business 
An excellent salary is offered depending on the experience level + Individual bonus + Pension + business bonus
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Permanent
2 July 2020
Greater Manchester, Cheadle
pension, 25 days holiday, free parking, wfh option