Grant Writer/Project Manager (SBIR Program)

  • Company: Alien Technology Transfer Ltd
  • Job Location: Rome - Italy
  • Date: January 3, 2018 20:23
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: Any
  • Job Functions:

    Project Management, Writing / Editing

Job summary

We are looking for a Grant Writer or Project Manager to join Alien Technology Transfer team in our Rome offices for the SBIR business line (see for further info). To highly motivated and ambitious individuals Alien Technology Transfer can offer fast career progression. Further career steps will successively lead to higher responsibility in project management up to the general management of the start-up companies generated from the innovation process.

Job description

Duties and Responsibilities:
-  Analysing and critically evaluating business plans and technical documents
related to innovate technologies and business
- Identifying and effectively describing the business model and strategy of the
new product/service to be developed
- Planning the industrialisation activities, including the work-packages, GANTT
chart and budgeting
- Delivering project meetings and maintaining relationship national and
international companies to undertake the new product development process
- Supply chain development involving the preparation and negotiation of
commercial agreements with industrial partners

Job qualifications

To join the team you have to possess a genuine passion for technology and business, should come from a strong academic background: PhD is a must and ideally an MBA in life sciences (PM certificate such as PMP or PRINCE is a plus), be highly analytical and articulate, and have a strong command of English. You must be a team player, well organised and also keen to take on responsibility. Key qualities include being able to demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset, being highly self-motivated, and have a high degree of stamina to work within an ambitious and goal driven environment. The role will see you undertake the full responsibility of the proposal preparation for international business and industrialisation projects, from concept analysis and development to business pitch writing.