STEM Executive – Scientific Consultancy Services

Location UK, North West


STEM Executive – Scientific Consultancy Services

Sector: Scientific R&D grant applications

Salary: £23,000+

Location: Preston

Seeking a Science or Engineering graduate who is looking for a business career within the STEM sector…

Our client is a financial consultancy who provide outsourced solutions to businesses operating within the Scientific and Fintech sector. They are looking for a recent Science or Engineering graduate (or with equivalent industry experience) who is passionate about science and technology but who wants to work in a business/commercial environment rather than at the bench. This role will involve desk research to generate detailed technical & financial reports in support of the clients Research and Development activities. It will involve working closely with clients (mainly SME organisations) to develop a detailed understanding of their R&D activities and conduct independent data gathering and reporting. 

The successful candidate will have excellent desk research skills, good attention to detail, analytical/numeracy skills, strong communication (oral and written) and somebody who enjoys dealing with customers.

Specific duties will involve:

Liaising with innovative start-ups and scale ups in the UK, gaining a deep understanding of funding schemes and government funding options.

Liaising with founders and directors of scientific & tech-start-ups to understand their technology advancements and funding challenges.

To learn about accounting principles and how HMRC’s R&D Tax Credits scheme works.

Researching the market and keeping up to date with industry trends.

Liaising with clients face-to-face, over the phone and in-person.

Producing spreadsheets and written reports in a timely manner.

The successful candidate will be a confident, independent self-starter who loves finding new ways of engaging clients. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  A degree in science or computer science/software, engineering or related is essential (2:1 or higher preferred). In return, the company offers a generous salary, excellent benefits package, opportunities for career development and an excellent training program.

For additional information please contact Richard Taylor

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