Are you looking for an opportunity in the field of EU research and innovation programmes? Do you want to ensure the success of EU proposals in an organization with a meaningful purpose? Are you enthusiastic about European wide networking and solving global challenges?
VTT is the fourth most successful and the most networked operator in the EU Horizon 2020 programmes in Europe relative to size. In Horizon 2020, VTT has acquired 18% of the funding allocated to Finland, and 74.4% of funding allocated to Finnish research organizations. In our research work, technological development and new business models are being enhanced hand-in-hand in order to create the best possible impact to our customer’s businesses and to the society at large.
We are now looking for a EU Programmes Advisor for European Commission funded grants to join our team!
The job is located within the business area Digital Technologies. Through our focus areas, we create breakthrough digital technologies for connectivity, resiliency and situational awareness. We drive disruption from data and novel health technologies and develop solutions for microelectronics and quantum computing. Our proposal portfolio targets areas such as printed electronics and microelectronics, sensing solutions, health tech, connectivity, cyber security, quantum computing and metrology. We also provide high-level policy support for the national and regional governments and for the European Commission.
Your main responsibilities
With us, you will be part of a business area specific group of three people and the VTT-wide professional internal support engine of Horizon Europe proposals.
Your responsibilities as EU Programmes Advisor:
Ideally, your background includes following:
As a person, we hope that you are
You are independent, systematic and target-oriented with a proven track record of your achievements.You like to solve challengenges and have the capability to comprehend and make the most of a vast amount of information. You are able to co-operate under pressure with researchers and international partners and you respect tight deadlines. You have good communication and management skills.
Why should you join us?
We offer an opportunity to contribute to the success of a world-class research organization, and an innovative and inspiring work community with plenty of interaction with top researchers. With us, you will work closely with our European and national research partners, and you will have a unique vantage point over European industrial research and policy in the making. We offer an encouraging and innovative work environment, brilliant colleagues and various career paths.
VTT’s purpose is to bring together people, business, science and technology, to solve the world’s biggest challenges, creating sustainable growth, jobs and well-being. We create systemic and technological breakthroughs that bring fundamental transformation and renewal to industries and societies. We always aim for impact together with our customers. Please read more about VTT's new strategy from here: https://www.vttresearch.com/en/news-and-ideas/towards-exponential-hope-vtt-strategy-2021-2025-has-been-published
Interested and want to hear more?
For more information about the position, please contact:
We hope you are interested in joining us! Please send your CV and application with your salary request through our recruitment system as soon as possible, or March 21nd 2021 at the latest.
Apply between 2 March 2021 and 21 March 2021 23:59 (Europe/Helsinki)
Employment type: Full-time, Permanent