Future Needs: Innovation Project Manager

Do you want to be part of a young & professional team to make a difference?
We are looking for an Innovation Project Manager, to take up some of our Research
Projects. We are looking for someone with passion for the research that we do and with
the ability to thrive in a fast-paced research environment. As a Project Manager, you will work in a diverse team of highly talented and ambitious people in a highly inspiring environment that fosters innovation and continuous growth. You will work with world-leading experts and great entrepreneurial minds to help them bring innovation to people in need. With our keen understanding of the funding landscape, good business sense, passion for innovation, and entrepreneurial mind-sets, we put our clients in the best possible position to attract funding, empowering them to change the world for the better. As a Project Manager, you will take the lead in project concept design, business case development, and project implementation in international consortia.

What are you going to do?
You will be involved in:
 Implementing the research tasks of our company in EU projects we participate in
as a partner
 Conducting market research and writing business cases for innovative products.
 Managing the project website, promoting the research on appropriate social
media channels, news outlets and technical magazines, coordinating and
organizing workshops for the project partners, and organizing engagement
activities with various stakeholders and the general public
 Developing training material and delivering workshops
 Conceptualizing new projects through analytical, creative, and critical thinking

 1-year of relevant work experience or a Master degree
 Familiarity with conducting Market Analysis, Business and Financial plans
 Experience with communication tools and social media
 Experience in grant writing for public-private partnerships and larger consortia (such as Horizon 2020, EIC, Eurostars, Erasmus+) and understanding of the R&D grant landscape will be a plus
 Strong communication and project coordination skills
 You are proactive and independent
 You are a team player and easily connect to others
 You have good analytical skills and want to deliver high quality

How to apply?
Please apply by sending us to info@futureneeds.eu:

  • Your CV in English
  • Your portfolio with relevant publications and/or deliverables you authored and a list of projects you worked in

Why Future Needs?
Future Needs is a Cyprus-based SME which helps Tech-innovators get their R&D
funded and overcome the ”death valley” for their new products. We do so in 3 ways:

  • By helping our clients apply for funding and develop sustainable business models,
  • By optimizing the design of our clients’ services to achieve maximum user acceptance and consumer uptake, and
  • By ensuring compliance of their products and services with EU security standards. Either in the role of a consultant or a consortium partner, we help our clients – innovative companies and leading researchers – in securing funding for or implementation of ambitious R&D projects, from pre-clinical research up to clinical stage development and market entry. We get in the shoes of our clients to see their clients as ours. We are human-centered and service oriented. We foster an open culture and a can-do mentality, and we think of challenges as opportunities. We value team players that show initiative, creativity, and ownership.

We offer
● Work from home
● A growing, ambitious, and diverse team
● A leading position in a fast-growing international professional services company with
flat hierarchies;
● A professional and dynamic working environment that values independence,
entrepreneurship, and self-development;
● Opportunities to work on large, complex, long-term projects which make impacts at the local, national and global levels;
● Engagement with a strong global network of experts enabling you to work and learn alongside leading industry professionals;
● A competitive salary with excellent secondary conditions
● Active support for training and career development

Visit our website to learn more about us https://futureneeds.eu/

At Future Needs, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability,
medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, marital status or any other legally protected characteristic.