Do you have a scientific background with experience of securing research funding? Do you have a desire to work for a diverse company leading the way in the plant-based movement?
Our client are a global not for profit organisation who aim to create and improve a more environmentally-friendly, sustainable and cruelty-free way of eating. They pride themselves on being at the forefront of science and knowledge to enhance the way we produce and consume food. They are now looking to recruit a Research and Grants Manager to join their team.
Responsibilities Leadership of the design and implementation of scientific research funding. You will work closely with a wide variety of individual from scientists to research bodies across Europe to improve the company research function. You will look to ensure researchers are equipped with available information regarding sustainable food as well as looking to gather further detail from the industry. You will be integral to contributing to the strategy for the business with a view to acquiring funding. Furthermore, you will look to increase the growth of the awareness of the business which will include attending exhibitions and promoting the company work through a range of social channels.
To be considered for the role you will have a passion for meat free food research as well as an academic background in a scientific or food science discipline. Understanding of vegetarian processes and the capacity to develop an expert understanding of the field is also highly important. You should have significant experience of securing and working with scientific research funding. You should be an effective communicator with the ability to motivate and influence others. Furthermore, you will be well organised with a great capacity to prioritise workload. You should be able to work well as part of a team but also be able to use your initiative to work autonomously.
You will be rewarded with a friendly, inclusive working environment, competitive salary and company benefits as well as the opportunity to join a great business at an exciting time. This role is also fully remote so there is plenty of flexibility as well as the opportunity to travel occasionally to Europe.
For more information or to apply, please contact Chris Vinter.
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