is an innovation and management consulting firm based in Thessaloniki, Greece. Since 2000 the company has been providing management consulting and research services to private sector companies as well as to several Directorates-
General of the European Commission and other EU institutions and agencies (e.g. DG MOVE, DG Research, CEDEFOP, EASME, etc.).
The successful candidate will be a member of the Research and Innovation Policy Unit and will be based in Thessaloniki. S / he will primarily be involved with :
The identification and investigation of EU research opportunities : explore and review tender opportunities in Greece and Europe overall;
conceptualisation and design of new projects;identification of relevant Greek and international organisations and establishment of appropriate consortia;
preparation of technical and financial parts of new bids;communication with partner organisations during proposal preparation;
andoverview of the tendering process until submission of proposal.
In addition, the Research and Innovation Policy Analyst will contribute to the implementation of the studies and projects awarded, in the form of :
Project management activities of current projects elaborated by our team, including day-to-day management (i.e. contact with partners, follow-
up on tasks elaboration, scientific review of deliverables, etc.);
Direct technical work for the preparation and elaboration of deliverables, including analysis of quantitative and qualitative information, organisation and conduct of collection of qualitative information, synthesis and extraction of conclusions and formulation of policy recommendations; and
Setting and participating in meetings and networking activities with local and international partners and collaborators to assess projects’ progress and plan further work.
In order to be able to successfully carry out the duties of the job, you should possess the following :
MSc in Business, Social Sciences or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
2 to 5 years of relevant work experience in the field (Horizon2020, Projects or Studies awarded via public procurement procedures)
Excellent knowledge of English, both verbal and written.
We are interested in profiles with :
Multi-tasking abilities (ability to work, in parallel, on different tasks and domains within specific deadlines, ability to prioritise tasks, etc.)
Attention to detail
Interest in exploring new scientific and policy topics
International experience and ambition (e.g. willingness to co-operate with multi-national teams, availability to travel abroad, etc.)
Excellent communication and networking skills (e.g. presentation skills, competence in expressing complex ideas in writing, knowledge of French or German is a plus).
Our client offers
In case you are selected for the position of EU Research and Innovation Policy Analyst , you will have access to the following :
Competitive compensation matching the selected profile
Opportunity to develop substantial professional and research skills that will serve the selected candidate throughout her / his career
Career prospects reflecting successful progress and specific talent feats
Flexibility in working conditions (blend tele-working with office).