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22 Mar 2016

Full-Time Grant and Research Development Officer

Skema Business School – Posted by admin Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France


Job Description

Grant and Research Development Officer

Contract type: full time

SKEMA Business School is an EQUIS and AACSB-accredited academic institution. SKEMA is one of Europe’s fastest growing business schools. It currently operates on three continents with campuses in France (Sophia Antipolis, Lille and Paris), China (Suzhou) and the Americas (USA, Raleigh; Brazil, Belo Horizonte). The school offers a wide range of management programs, taught in English and in French, at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels, as well as Executive Education. More than 7000 students are currently enrolled in the school’s programs worldwide. The faculty at SKEMA comprises more than 150 professors. The expertise of our faculty enables us to provide educational programs which reflect the opportunities and challenges of the global economic environment.

To accompany its development, SKEMA is looking for a Grant and Research Development Officer (M/F).

The mains tasks will be:

  • Contributing to the generation of new research and consulting projects;
  • Taking a leadership role in research development and establishment of research projects;
  • Coordinating and assisting with development of research grant applications;
  • Writing professional submissions for funding;
  • Assisting researchers in the identification of opportunities, both in terms of advocacy and funding, for the advancement and sustainability of activities;
  • Ensuring that proposals are submitted on time, including motivating others to meet firm external deadlines;
  • Liaising with researchers to translate technical information into persuasive narrative;
  • Interpreting legal terms and conditions in relation to contract research and providing advice to researchers on contractual matters;
  • Preparing project schedules and work plans for research and consultancy agreements, in consultation with researchers;
  • Evaluating project risks and developing management strategies appropriate to the project;
  • Investigating potential (internal and external) sources of funding for projects.


  • To develop effective working relationships;
  • To communicate confidently and clearly;
  • To work independently to plan and to prioritise own workload.


  • To manage time and work to deadlines;
  • Strong computer skills;
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills;


  • Phd in communication, project management or social science research;
  • Bilingual English.


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Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time.

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