Our client is a start-up that supports local entrepreneurs and research centers to bring innovation forward and secure subsidies on their behalf, so they can further expand their innovation. Leonid has been retained to help them find an Innovation & Grants Advisor to join the Groningen team!
Your role? You’ll be working with clients from a variety of sectors, speaking to scientists and CEOs that have developed innovative products and helping them get rewarded for these innovations through grants:
- Assessment of opportunities to accelerate the innovations of clients;
- Performing environmental or innovation assessment studies (CBA, stakeholder analyses, access-to-finance studies, partner searches);
- Writing proposals for those projects (both local and national Grants) with clear business plans and strategies
- Following the projects you are responsible for, from reports to implementation of the grants
- Supporting the growth and development of the business – recognize business opportunities and be commercially aware.
What they are looking for?
- Academic technical or business background; passionate about innovation and technology!
- Experience in Grant writing, on a regional, local or European level is desired, but not mandatory;
- Strong technical narrative skills, and ability to create concise, argumentative copy;
- Project management capability; to coordinate numerous campaigns at once;
- Good initiative, and an excellent communicator and accustomed to client management;
- Passionate about supporting innovative businesses;
- Team player and willingness to explore and learn various sectors;
- Knowledge of the local market and networking is valued;
- Native/Bilingual level of Dutch and full proficiency in English.
Why join them?
- Join a dynamic and fast-growing start-up, where you can make a real impact and bring your ideas forward in an environment where collaboration is highly valued;
- Plenty of autonomy and responsibility with excellent career prospects and growth opportunities;
- Join a dynamic industry where your activity has a direct positive social and economic impact on the local market.
- They are not braggers but their young and close-knit team is worth mentioning! They are all giving their best to make this company a great working place, where teamwork and supportive culture are a must.
If you are interested or have any questions, do not hesitate to apply or contact me by email: email@example.com for a confidential first chat :)
Leonid Group is a recruitment agency specialized in recruiting R&D Tax and Grant Funding professionals. We assist our clients, consulting firms or R&D departments in structuring their teams and sourcing talent.