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Science and Technology Manager

Harris Hill
£38k - 50k per year
Closing date
15 Dec 2020
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Job Details

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a charity that is trying to tackle the issues of climate change and global hunger through developing sustainable farming and food technology. They are at an exciting stage in their growth and are looking for a Science and Technology (SciTech) Manager to join their team.

In this role, you will lead the creation and delivery of a SciTech strategy and function for charity based in Europe. You will engage with scientists, science media, and policymakers to catalyse the alternative proteins sector through three principal activities: inspiring more scientists to work on alternative proteins, mobilising research funding, and analysing the sector.

Key responsibilities
Developing and implementing the strategy for the charity's SciTech work in Europe and setting the priorities that you will be working on.
Acting as the bridge and link between the global SciTech team and stakeholders in Europe, and potentially leading a team of specialists in the future.
Mobilising funding for alternative proteins research and development by mapping funding sources (government, private, and philanthropic) and working with individuals, organisations, and consortia to help them access existing funding.
Inspiring, energising, coordinating, and mobilising scientists, researchers, engineers, students, and entrepreneurs across Europe to work on alternative proteins.
Overseeing and assisting with the creation of scientific and technical resources, including bespoke materials for European stakeholders for example, sector databases and maps and possibly contributing to peer-reviewed publications and white papers.
Person specification
A Ph.D. in a relevant scientific field (e.g., stem cell biology, tissue engineering, biochemical engineering, synthetic biology, plant molecular biology, plant genetics, crop science), or the equivalent (e.g. a master's degree plus significant relevant experience).
Demonstrable professional experience, for example in industry (large and/or start-up companies), research and development funding agencies, academia, or other relevant area
Excellent networking, interpersonal, influencing, and relationship-building abilities

Closing date:9 AM, Monday 14th December 2020


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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