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Centro Universitario di Formazione in Europrogettazione segnala: offerta di lavoro dalla Finlandia

Un importante centro di ricerca finlandese ci ha fatto pervenire la notizia, da diffondere a tutti gli interessati, che sta ricercando un grant writer per Horizon 2020. Ecco il testo della comunicazione, chi fosse interessato può prendere direttamente contatti con la struttura proponente.

VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€.

We are now looking for a grant writer for European Commission funded grants. The job will be located within the Business area for Smart industry and energy systems. In our research, technological development and new business models are being enhanced hand-in-hand in order to create the best possible impact to our customer’s businesses. Through our focus areas, we foster structural change in the manufacturing industry and develop smart and low carbon solutions in energy production, distribution, and usage. We also provide high-level policy support for the national and regional governments and for the European Commission.

The Grant writer will be responsible for supporting the preparation and ensuring high-quality, competitive EU proposals. You will be producing excellent written text in collaboration with our researchers and technological experts and measured through the success of passed proposals.

We expect you to have

  • Previous experience in EU research projects, EU proposals and tenders;
  • Excellent written English;
  • Willingness to grow as professional in broader EU policy issues through continuous learning and sharing of knowledge.
  • Good knowledge of EU funding instruments; experience in evaluating EU proposals will be considered advantageous
  • University degree at Master´s or PhD from a relevant field; Scientific background from technology research and/or technical background will be considered beneficial
As a person you are:
You are independent, systematic and target orientated, and have the capability to comprehend and make the most of a vast amount of information. You are able to communicate and co-operate under pressure with researchers and respect tight deadlines. You have good organizational and management skills.

We offer

We offer an opportunity to contribute to the success of a world-class research organization and an innovative and inspiring work community with a lot of interaction with top researchers. With us, you will work closely with our European and national research partners. You will have a unique vantage point over the European industrial research and policy in the making. We offer an encouraging and innovative work environment, brilliant colleagues and various career paths.


Send your application with your salary request via our recruitment system: https://jobs.vtt.fi/vacancies/5978/applications/new

Form of employment: Full time, Regular

Locations: Espoo, Finland, Tampere, Finland

Applications by: Monday, December 17, 2018



For further information

Isabel Pinto-Seppä

Manager, EC Programs


Kalle Kantola

Vice President, Research