Grant Management Consultant



Georges Van Dammeplein 57 Temse Belgium

Function type

Grant Management Consultant


The Grant Management Consultant advises our customers on the feasibility to obtain external funding and provides coordination and support to the customer project teams for all pre -and post award activities regarding external grants (H2020, VLAIO, EFRO, IMI2, …).

  • Understanding research funding policies and funding schemes (regional, national and international level) specifically in the life science (R&D) field, preferably with relevant expertise in the domain of Horizon 2020, EFRO and VLAIO .

  • Matching client needs and assets to specific funding opportunities and potential partners, assessing the feasibility, costs and benefits of a grant application, translating a funding strategy into achievable roadmap.

  • Writing (or coordinating the writing of) grant applications against strict deadlines, advising on project strengths and weaknesses in light of the grant expectations, managing the application process towards a successful submission.

  • If needed, supporting the setup of an internal grant management office and assuring a smooth and successful execution of externally funded projects, in close collaboration with the customer Project Leader.

You are:

  • Master / PhD Degree in (Life) Sciences, preferably with 3 - 5 years of experience in grant writing or grant management.

  • Good writer with a creative mind, capable of translating project ideas into a convincing grant application.

  • Able to take lead of a team and facilitate efficient team work.

  • Flexible and capable of handling deadline driven work.

  • Excellent communication skills (English/Dutch or French), both speaking and writing.

  • Capable of maintaining a high-level network.

  • Experience in organizing internal and external project meetings and dissemination activities such as workshops, conferences and publications is a plus.

  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical R&D and experience with scientific research is a plus.

  • Basic Project Management experience is a plus.

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