Grants Manager - Innovate UK

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Grants Manager - Innovate UK

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 days ago

  • Sector: Sustainability and Cleantech
  • Contact: Jen Richardson
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 09 August 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH52090_1720605973

We've been supporting this Cambridge Uni spin-out for a number of years and have really enjoyed watching them grow.

When it comes to Sustainability, this is groundbreaking technology. Heads are turning as they scale their next-gen materials.

In order to ensure their continued growth, we're looking for a Grants Manager to lead the admin side of their Innovate UK grant funded applications and processes, along with working with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

The Role:

  • Track grant funded project deliverables, milestones and budgets
  • Prepare quarterly reports for Innovate UK funded projects
  • Research grant opportunities which align with the business strategy, present these to internal teams and seek approval to progress with applications
  • Manage and ensure a high standard of the applications by working alongside technical and commercial leads and grant writing consultants
  • Represent the organisation at external grant funding body events, often in combination the technical team

About You:

  • Experience and knowledge of working with Innovate UK and other major grant funding bodies
  • Experience managing and coordinating science-related funding projects, including:
    • Preparing reports
    • Budget management
    • Application writing
  • Strong written and presentation skills, with experience translating technical information Ability to prioritise a varied workload
  • Detail oriented
  • Start-up mentality, who is proactive and able to use initiative
  • MS Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

What's the package?

  • Up to £35k (ish)
  • Share options
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Good pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working
  • Generous allowance lead
  • Learning & Development opportunities