Reference: 21FUBPASETCE1480

Type: New appointment

Title: Business Developer for promotion activities and preparation of competitive R&D proposals at the BETA Technology Center

Type of position: FUB
Academic year: 2021 - 2022

Call start: 22-06-2021
Call end: 06-07-2021

Main unit or service: None

The BETA Technological Center is formed by a young multidisciplinary team of more than 50 researchers, and is willing to incorporate a dynamic person who wants to be part of this project. We are looking for a business developer that can carry out promotional tasks for getting new opportunities and attract new competitive funding to the Center.
The selected candidate must have knowledge about the details of the different competitive funding programs, especially the European ones, such as Horizon Europe, Interreg, PRIMA, LIFE, etc., and will support the researchers of the Center in the preparation of new proposals, including proposals coordinated by BETA Tech Center and proposals where we participate as partners.

Functions and duties:
Specific tasks:
- Preparation of high quality proposals to attract competitive European funding, following the basis of the different calls.
- Preparation of budgets for project proposals in accordance with the requirements of the call requirements.
- Main contact with the partners and coordination of the elaboration of the proposal in the case of coordinated projects.
- Main contact with the coordinator in the case of projects where BETA participates as a partner.
- Attendance to different info days and other events to attract opportunities.
- Support to the researchers of the center in the elaboration of competitive proposals.

University degree in the field
environment, engineering, biotechnology or similar

Certification of Level C1 in Catalan or commitment to obtain it.

Accreditation of Level B2 English or commitment to obtain it.

Knowledge of the main European funding programs (H2020 (now Horizon Europe), Interreg, LIFE, etc.).

Experience in writing competitive proposals, preferably having worked in other research centers or university departments.

Ease of communication and networking with English, Catalan and Spanish.

Capacity to work with different people (teamwork), focusing on results and pro-activity.

High organisational skills. Responsibility and capacity to work with tight schedules.

European driving licence.

Willingness to travel.

- Master's and PhD degree in the field of the environment, engineering or similar.
- Experience in obtaining market data, relevant for the development of proposals and projects.
- Knowledge of the agri-food sector and its needs.
- Technical knowledge of environmental technologies for the recovery of waste.
- Experience in carrying out market studies.
- Knowledge of other languages.










Strategic orientation

Inclusion in the professional group Administrative and service staff (PAS)
Type of contract: temporary
Total work: full-time
Gross salary: 30.524,70

Full-time contract for 3 years with possibility of extension and stabilization after this period.

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