EU Innovation Project Manager
Job Description & Summary
We are one of the leading providers of Consulting related services in Greece. Our Management Consulting services team designs strategies that help organizations optimize their entire value chain, finding the best way to reduce waste, lower costs and increase value using an approach that delivers sustainable benefits.
Due to the continued growth of our practice, we are now recruiting an EU Innovation Project Manager, who will work independently and / or as a team leader to identify and secure new consultancy assignments, grant opportunities and strategic partnership collaboration in the EU research and innovation industries.
He / She will be responsible for numerous aspects of the business development namely in the consulting services field; including the coordination / management of the current Framework Contracts.
The role entails :
Manage and lead the identification, deployment and development of commercial bids and expressions of interest.
Work closely with all involved project leads, partners and teams to map out adequate bid activities, possible collaborations and partnerships, and set out the timelines for bid proposals.
Refer to the Director for EU Funding and to Senior Project Managers to ensure robust organizational compliance is demonstrated based on clients’ requirements and profile.
Prepare and oversee the entire proposal file for technical assistance projects financed by the European Commission (EC) and / or other International / EU Financing Institutions (i.
e. World Bank, EIB, EBRD).
Coordinate any recruitment process during the preparation of the relevant proposals / funded projects and supervise the team till the finalization of the tender / Grant proposal.
Establish and develop connections with stakeholders and partners in order to expand the company’s network and further build on new / future customers and collaborators liaisons.
What we are looking for :
Required to have a long experience as an innovation manager with proven track record in the management, dissemination and exploitation of EU-funded projects.
Expertise in proposals for FP7, H2020 and Horizon Europe, with verified success of preparing and winning bids.
Insightful knowledge and expertise in matching needs with adequate funding opportunities.
Excellent communication skills, using a range of written and oral techniques to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to multi-task, working on multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines and motivated to work efficiently to an agreed timeline.
Team management skills and ability to motivate and enable teams with different skill sets to meet deliverables.
Existing network and contacts liaisons with Industry and Academia located in several EU countries; with the ability to identify and mobilize potential partners.
What’s in it for you :
PwC is all about people, encouraging high performance and quality. At PwC, you will have :
Continuous training and career development opportunities whilst learning from a wide range of top professionals
The chance to handle different projects for big clients
Access to a global network of firms and global mobility opportunities
Life and medical plan, rewards and recognition schemes, flexible working program, etc.
Who we are :
PwC in Greece is the largest professional services firm in the country, with premises in Athens, Thessaloniki, Patras and approximately 1700 employees.
More than 250,000 people in 156 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.
This enables us to provide top-quality industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to our clients.
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