Bid Writer and Project Manager

Portsmouth, Hampshire (GB)
£34,520 - £37,706 per annum
12 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Technology
Faculty Office - Technology

Bid Writer and Project Manager
Employment type:  Fixed-term contract (ending 31 March 2021)
Employment basis:  Full-time
Salary:  £34,520 - £37,706 per annum
Post number:  ZZ004715
Date published:  12 July 2018
Closing date:  25 July 2018
Interview date:  03 August 2018

The University of Portsmouth, as part of Greentech South, has recently been awarded a share in £3.5m of funding from Research England, Connecting Capability Fund to help deliver a national innovation network, Clean Growth UK. We are recruiting for several posts to create our dedicated and passionate team. 
The Bid Writer and Project Manager will attract funding, through competitive, well written applications that support projects that have been identified and outlined by other members of the team.  These projects will enable low carbon/environmental sector business with high-growth/innovation potential to work with University staff, accessing specific facilities or expertise. The role will require the ability to understand the concepts, as developed by collaborative partnerships between industry and academia, identify relevant funding opportunities, and convert these elements to successful applications for funding.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a degree and/or professional qualification in a relevant discipline plus considerable work experience in a role that demonstrate success in bid writing and project management.
You will have a thorough knowledge of the funding landscape, be driven to take advantage of opportunity, exceptionally organised and methodical with an appreciation for the relevant business and/or academic landscape. A detailed understanding of the low carbon, clean growth sector would be beneficial. 
Job sharers welcome.  
For detailed information about the vacancy, please select this link: ZZ004715 - Bid Writer and Project Manager.docx