Consultant

 

 

 

Consultant

 

 

 

 

 

 

YOUR ROLE

ttopstart consists of a team of creative, independent and highly ambitious professionals who combine knowledge of science with commercial skills. As a Life Science and Health consultant, you will be part of small, diverse team consisting of consultants, business developers and programme managers. You will directly report to the team manager, who will be the first point of contact for day-to-day matters. With your knowledge in life sciences and the subsidy landscape, you will make the connection with the many funding possibilities available. All comes down to your knowledge, creativity and communication skills in order to serve our clients optimally and guarantee funding for their projects.

YOUR DAY AT TTOPSTART

  • A cup of coffee first of course! 
  • Then you start the working day with a short energetic update with your small team of consultants
  • You continue preparing the framework for the consortium meeting later this week  
  • You have a call with a potential client and aim to unlock the true potential of their exciting (bio)medical idea. Following the call, you define a strategic funding roadmap.
  • You sit down with one of your team mates to refine the questions that should guide his market intelligence report. In this way, you help the client make smart and substantiated choices to get their innovation to the market faster and better.
  • You continue developing the impact section of an upcoming Horizon proposal and send it out for review. By posing the right questions you aim to solicit high-quality input from 10 partners.   
  • At the end of the day, you have delivered new insights and ideas to your clients to ensure innovations are implemented faster and better, and research teams and businesses thrive.

YOU ALSO GET TO

  • Work on a great variety of innovative projects in Europe       
  • Be in a challenging, entrepreneurial and international environment
  • Collaborate in an ambitious and creative team, with colleagues always ready to support, brainstorm or simply catch up
  • Accelerate ideas and innovations that deliver better health and care
  • Participate in training and coaching
  • Enjoy fun virtual games and activities organized by our very own party committee

WHAT ARE YOU LIKE?

  • You have at least a Master degree in the field of the Life sciences and/or Health Sector.
  • 3 to 5 years relevant experience with life science funding schemes at national and/or European level (i.e., experience in grant writing of personal excellence grants such as European Research Council, and/or experience in grant writing for large public-private consortia).
  • You have strong creative problem-solving skills, and a truly proactive, independent and confident attitude

  • You like drafting high-quality project plans, reports, funding applications, or business cases in direct coordination with clients

  • You have consulting skills such as flexibility in communication, expectation management and customer focus, as well as skills to balance time, efficiency, effort, quality and innovation

  • Excellent English communication skills (both oral and in writing).
  • Knowledge of the Dutch language is a plus.

 

YOUR APPLICATION

If you feel you are the person ttopstart is looking for, then we invite you to apply for this job by sending us your resume and motivation via the "Apply" button above.

If you have specific questions about this vacancy, you can send them to info@ttopstart.com. Please note that applications sent via this email will not be processed and that all updates about your application will be communicated through the application portal.

We  would like to keep the recruitment and selection for this vacancy in our own hands.
  

WORKING AT TTOPSTART DURING THE PANDEMIC

HOW DO WE STAY CONNECTED?
Team spirit is very important at ttopstart, that is why we make sure that everybody stays connected as much as possible. Our party committee organizes virtual activities such as drinks, games and fun competitions.
Most of our internal and external meetings are virtual but we are slowly opening the office to make sure that colleagues still see each other.
HOW DO WE MAKE SURE YOU KICK OFF YOUR NEW JOB SUCCESSFULLY?
We are completely ready to onboard you virtually, but also show you the office while respecting all government health measures.