Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cambridge


Job Title: Innovation Consultant
Location: Cambridge or Work from Home
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 pa
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The company is currently looking for an enthusiastic, creative and motivated individual with proposal writing experience, preferably related to a science, engineering or a technical discipline, to join a multidisciplinary team in the role of Senior Innovation Consultant.

Main duties and responsibilities:
? Authoring and supporting development, writing, and editing of a variety of materials for proposals concerned with business impact, technology management and technical contributions for collaborative R&D funding
? Conduct market research and analysis to the level of detail required to demonstrate sufficient impact for a fundable project
? Research competing technical solutions in order to formulate a cogent thesis for the proposed solution
? Write high quality, interdisciplinary research proposals
? Assisting with ideas generation workshops to create innovation concepts and solutions for our clients and carrying out due diligence/techno-economic feasibility of resulting ideas
? Authoring detailed and well-structured research and development proposals that meet the eligibility criteria
? Liaising with suitable industrial and academic partners to gather information for submission of research proposals
? Ensuring proposals are prepared, initially assessed and submitted to the required standard and deadlines
? Review, edit and improve bid and proposal documents
? Communicate effectively with technical staff, industrial clients and research partners

Person Specification:
? Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience) in a scientific, technical or business discipline
? Experience or keen interest in commercial factors related to new product development
? Strong persuasive writing skills, preferably demonstrated by a proven track record of proposal / bid writing
? Knowledge of commercial and public funding proposals
? Flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects to meet deadlines
? A passion for writing, an eye for detail and high quality standards

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