Interested in working for one of the UK’s leading Grant Funding Consultancies?

Granted Consultancy is growing and we are on the look-out for talented people to join our team of consultants. Grant Writing is a challenging and rewarding discipline that requires commercial, technical and project management knowledge.

The current team brings PhD and MBA/MSc/MA level experience that spans Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Business Management, International Relations, Finance and more.

Granted is all about understanding new technologies, innovative business models and the people behind them – then taking that information and translating it into a language and format that funders can understand.

We offer full training and a rapid progression to client-facing, challenging consultancy work with a close-knit team working with clients at the forefront of innovation.

If you have a desire to work with businesses and entrepreneurs that are bringing the most innovative technologies to market get in touch.

Available positions

For more information about our available positions listed below click the + symbol.

The Company

Granted is a market-leading business consultancy specialising in unlocking funding for innovative companies. Since its foundation in 2010, the company has secured over £75m of funding for ambitious organisations looking to catalyse their growth through innovation.

Headquartered in Exeter, with a satellite office in London, Granted is currently experiencing a period of rapid growth and is now seeking to recruit an ambitious and dynamic grant consultant to join its team.

The Opportunity

The successful applicant should be at graduate or equivalent level with a keen desire to deliver high-quality management consulting to private and public sector clients across a variety of industries. The company is seeking a competent, incisive, and dynamic team member to work collaboratively with the team on project delivery, client management and business development.

This is an outstanding opportunity to acquire a broad range of business consultancy, communications, and management skills in a rapidly growing management consultancy.

Main Responsibilities

The role will be focused on identifying and securing funding for ambitious clients across multiple industrial sectors.

Responsibilities will include

  • Developing robust, clear business plans and strategies for client projects;
  • Succinctly capturing and clearly presenting complex information in a written form to an educated funder audience
  • Efficiently managing internal reports and documentation; advising and reporting to senior management;
  • Updating partners and clients on current and upcoming UK & European funding
    opportunities and programmes
  • Investigating and remaining well-informed of alternative funding mechanisms

This is a great opportunity for the candidate to embrace an entrepreneurial environment in a fast-growing company and benefit from multiple opportunities to develop professionally through exposure to a wide variety of client projects.

The candidate would ideally possess:

  • Demonstrable expertise in effective scientific communication and technical writing, ideally in the field of grant funding
  • Bachelor or Masters degree in an appropriate discipline (Business or Technical)
  • Demonstrable communication (written and verbal) & interpersonal skills
  • Be pro-active, able to problem solve and initiate their own research activities
  • Excellent multi-tasking skill
  • Proficient in MS office suite and capable of learning new software packages quickly
  • Experience working effectively in an office environment

A grounding in understanding the typical technical, financial and commercial requirements to deliver a successful innovation project is desirable but full training will be provided.

Expectations
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • 21 days annual holiday plus public holidays
  • Role will be office-based at Granted’s Exeter city centre headquarters
  • Normal office hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm
Process

Please send CV with references and a covering letter to info@grantedltd.co.uk at the earliest convenience. Successfully shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend interviews and we will look to appoint as soon as possible.

Further Information

You can read more about Granted Consultancy at www.grantedltd.co.uk and on our LinkedIn company page https://www.linkedin.com/company/grantedconsultancy-ltd.

The Company

Headquartered in Exeter, with a satellite office in London, Granted Consultancy is currently experiencing a period of rapid growth and is now seeking to recruit an ambitious and dynamic grant consultant to join its team. In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have a deep understanding of the sales process and dynamics, and superb interpersonal skills. Previous experience in a sales role is required with evidence of new business development and/or lead conversion. A good telephone manner and attention to detail are imperative. This role will be focused on developing the sales pipeline and helping Granted to meet and exceed its ambitious growth targets.

Main responsibilities:
  • Managing both Granted’s existing sales pipeline and developing new business opportunities through active client recruitment
  • Identifying and contacting decision-makers, qualifying potential opportunities, selecting the clientele in line with
  • Granted strategies, and liaising with the consultants to ensure effective client handover
  • Formulating NDAs, proposals and presentations for new business clients – attention to detail is key for this section of the role
  • With guidance from the Business Development Manager, negotiate terms and convert proposals to sales after conducting value analysis
  • Demonstrating professional and appropriate objection handling
Other responsibilities:
  • Creating and nurturing business opportunities and partnerships
  • Remaining up to date on existing and potential grant funds
  • Identifying trends and customer needs, building a short/medium/long-term sales pipeline in accordance with targets
  • Working closely with the marketing team to successfully convert incoming leads and generate new leads
  • Representing Granted Consultancy at Industry events; engage in networking and develop B2B partnerships
  • Preparing weekly/monthly/quarterly reports
  • Updating CRM data consistently and accurately
Person specific criteria

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • Sales Skills and Qualifications – Business degree preferable.
  • Successful track record in B2B sales and negotiation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An attention to detail, aligned with customer-focussed consultative sales experience
  • Work experience with sales techniques, with a preference for scientific/technical experience
  • Experience with CRM systems (Copper; Salesforce)
  • Proficiency with data analysis, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Organized and able to prioritize tasks and workload
  • Ability to deliver presentations
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve targets / KPIs.
  • Organized and able to prioritize tasks and workload
Expectations
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • 21 days annual holiday plus public holidays
  • Role will be office-based at Granted’s Exeter city centre headquarters
  • Normal office hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm

For more info please forward your CV and cover letter to info@grantedltd.co.uk

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