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Research & Development Appraisal Officer (PhD), Glasgow, 6 mths

Job Title: Research & Development Appraisal Officer (PhD), Glasgow, 6 mths
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £180 - £200 per day
Start Date: August 2018
Reference: BBBH58393_1534237430
Contact Name: Emily Cotterill
Contact Email: e.cotterill@parity.net
Job Published: August 14, 2018 10:03

Job Description

Research & Development Appraisal Officer (Science, Engineering, Finance) - Postgraduate / PhD
£180 - 200 per day, 6 months, Glasgow

Postgraduate with experience in science, engineering or finance required for appraisal / research role with public sector client based in Glasgow.

You will be working on three funding programmes (related to new infrastructure, products and services). Your role will be to appraise the applications, taking them through the standard diligence and approvals process. You may also be required to meet with companies and ascertain whether an idea being suggested is appropriate for grant support. The majority of your time will be customer facing, dealing with a sizeable portfolio of companies across Scotland.

This is a highly specialised role best suited to someone with a postgraduate scientific / engineering / technology background, and/or experience working within the financial / accountancy sector.

Essential Skills

  • Postgraduate degree in science, engineering or finance
  • Must have excellent written skills, allied to great interpersonal & influencing skills and ability to influence
  • Should be self-starter
  • Understanding of innovation
  • Experience working within a science or engineering environment and/or experience working within a financial or accountancy environment
  • Relevant financial or accountancy qualification

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of Intellectual property
  • Knowledge of marketing or commercialisation
  • Experience working in an economic development role

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