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STEM Executive – Scientific Consultancy Services

Manchester   •  Permanent, Full time

STEM Executive – Scientific Consultancy Services

Sector: Scientific R&D grant applications

Salary: £20000 - 22000

Location: Manchester City Centre

Seeking a Science or Engineering graduate who is looking for a business career within the STEM sector…

Our client are a financial consultancy who provide outsourced solutions to businesses operating within the Scientific and Technology sector. They are looking for a recent Science or Engineering graduate (or with equivalent industry experience) who is passionate about science and technology but who wants to work in a business/commercial environment rather than at the bench. This role will involve desk research to generate detailed technical & financial reports in support of the clients Research and Development activities. It will involve working closely with clients (mainly SME organisations) to develop a detailed understanding of their R&D activities and conduct independent data gathering and reporting.

The successful candidate will have excellent desk research skills, good attention to detail, analytical/numeracy skills, strong communication (oral and written) and somebody who enjoys dealing with customers.

Specific duties will involve:

  • Liaising with innovative start-ups and scale ups in the UK, gaining a deep understanding of funding schemes and government funding options.
  • Liaising with founders and directors of scientific & tech-start-ups to understand their technology advancements and funding challenges.
  • To learn about accounting principles and how HMRC’s R&D Tax Credits scheme works.
  • Researching the market and keeping up to date with industry trends.
  • Liaising with clients face-to-face, over the phone and in-person.
  • Producing spreadsheets and written reports in a timely manner.

The successful candidate will be a confident, independent self-starter who loves finding new ways of engaging clients. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills. A degree in science or computer science/software, engineering or related is essential (2:1 or higher preferred). In return, the company offers a generous salary, excellent benefits package, opportunities for career development and an excellent training program.

For additional information please contact Richard Taylor

  • Agency: Taylorollinson
  • Contact: Richard Taylor
  • Updated: 13th May 2020
  • Expires: 10th June 2020


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