Your Role

The Grant Management Consultant advises our customers on the feasibility to obtain external funding and provides coordination and support to the customer project teams for all pre -and post award activities regarding external grants (H2020, VLAIO, EFRO, IMI2, …).

Core Capabilities

  • Understanding research funding policies and funding schemes (regional, national and international level) specifically in the life science (R&D) field, preferably with relevant expertise in the domain of Horizon 2020, EFRO and VLAIO 
  • Matching client needs and assets to specific funding opportunities and potential partners, assessing the feasibility, costs and benefits of a grant application, translating a funding strategy into achievable roadmap
  • Writing (or coordinating the writing of) grant applications against strict deadlines, advising on project strengths and weaknesses in light of the grant expectations, managing the application process towards a successful submission
  • If needed, supporting the setup of an internal grant management office and assuring a smooth and successful execution of externally funded projects, in close collaboration with the customer Project Leader.

Your Profile

  • Master / PhD Degree in (Life) Sciences, preferably with 3 - 5 years of experience in grant writing or grant management
  • Good writer with a creative mind, capable of translating project ideas into a convincing grant application
  • Able to take lead of a team and facilitate efficient team work
  • Flexible and capable of handling deadline driven work
  • Excellent communication skills (English/Dutch), both speaking and writing
  • Capable of maintaining a high level network
  • Experience in organizing internal and external project meetings and dissemination activities such as workshops, conferences and publications is a plus
  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical R&D and experience with scientific research is a plus
  • Basic Project Management experience is needed

Our Offer

  • An attractive salary package with additional fringe benefits, a company car and a fuel card
  • The structure and support to develop a successful career as CMAST employee: training, certification, coaching programs as well as tools to stimulate learning and collaboration
  • Regular inspiring team meetings, lunch & learns, teambuilding and other events that promote knowledge sharing and harmony amongst colleagues
  • A meaningful role as part of a dynamic and talented young team

Your Working Location

Antwerp area, Belgium

Your Contact Person

Ken Falorni