Proposal Writer - Lasers / Photonics

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Vector Recruitment
£30000 - £50000/annum Basic (NEG) + excellent benefits
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A fascinating new career opportunity for an experienced Technical Proposal Writer to join an award winning Technology Company! As a member of the company's innovation team, the Technical Proposals Writer will develop technical bids, research proposals and Responses To Tender to secure external funding for major R&D Projects. In return, the Technical Proposals Writer can look forward to a highly attractive salary & benefits package and exceptional career development prospects with this world-class company.

This is a key role in the innovation team - as Technical Bids & Proposal Writer you will research and identify new technologies then present these arguments in concise RtT's, technical bids & proposals to win highly competitive major research contracts. The successful proposals will generate significant R&D funding from a variety of domestic and international funding bodies and will enable further creative innovation and growth within this world leading company.

The Company

The Glasgow office of this award-winning Laser Technology company are growing. The company research, design and manufacture state-of-the-art lasers for a global client base. Their laser technology has a myriad of applications from medical therapies through scientific research and industrial manufacturing . They invest heavily in R&D and have won a variety of awards for their contribution in innovation. It is this innovation that drives the company forward, helping the company achieve significant growth as noted by The Times and Deloitte placing them on their Tech Track 100, Technology Fast50 and EMEA fast 500 lists respectively.

To be considered for the role of Technical Proposals Writer you need the following:

* A PhD (Doctorate / DPhil / EngD ) in a Scientific Discipline ( Physics / Electronics Engineering / Chemistry etc)

Experience of

* Relevant applications such as scientific instrumentation -ideally Photonics, Optics or Lasers
* A track record of securing finding for R&D projects
* Excellent communication and technical writing capabilities
* Ideally, previous experience with research agencies such as EPSRC, European Commission and Innovate UK / Technology strategy board.
* Prior experience of working in a multi-stakeholder environment

For more information on this fascinating opportunity please contact Alex Hannigan-Train at Vector Recruitment