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Project preparation and grant writing Senior Advisor for a permanent position in the Turku UAS Project Management Office

Project preparation and grant writing Senior Advisor for a permanent position in the Turku UAS Project Management Office

We are seeking a project preparation and grant writing Senior Advisor for a permanent position in the Turku UAS Project Management Office.

The experts at the Turku University of Applied Sciences Project Management Office (PMO) provide a wide range of project support and funding expertise services to our research groups. We plan and implement publicly funded RDI projects together with our research groups. One third of our projects are international.

Your work as a Senior Advisor is versatile, independent, and responsible. Your tasks will include preparing national and international research and development projects as a grant writer and active project preparation support.
- You will contribute to the development of project preparation processes and to increasing the project preparation competencies in the Pre-award team of our PMO.
- You will participate in hands-on project writing with experts from our research groups.
- You will support and guide the experts in our research groups in writing funding proposals, advising on specific issues related to different funders, and identifying suitable funding sources.
- The work may involve some travelling.

- Experience and proven track record in project writing and preparation processes for RDI projects
- Knowledge of the EU Framework Programme
- Knowledge of funding programmes (e.g. Horizon Europe, Baltic Sea Region or Central Baltic) and commitment to learn new ones
- Ability to work in a solution-oriented manner in a fast-paced environment that requires precision
- Ability to work under pressure, with good workload management and time management skills
- Teamwork skills, service orientation and ability to work on your own initiative
- An applicable university degree
- Excellent command of English.

- The support of our extensive team of experts
- A comfortable and professional working environment at the Kupittaa campus in Turku, Finland
- A knowledgeable and enthusiastic work community
- Multi-location work with the possibility to work remotely
- Varied and interesting work in projects in different fields, both in national and international activities
- The opportunity to participate in multidisciplinary development activities
- The opportunity to apply and grow your skills.

The post is subject to a six-month probationary period. In this position, work must be carried out in Finland.

We value diversity in our work community. Therefore, we hope to receive applications from applicants with diverse backgrounds, such as applicants of various ages and genders, applicants with varying language and cultural backgrounds, and applicants representing different minority groups.

Turku University of Applied Sciences, Corporate services, Kupittaa campus, Turku

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Additional information: Head of Project Management Office, Paula Ailio. Tel. +358 40 355 0835. Available on 24.-25.8.2023 at 9-15 (local Finnish time).
Submitting the application: Submit an electronic application via Apply for the position

About us

Turku University of Applied Sciences, Corporate services

Turku UAS is a community of 12,000 people. Our community consists of teachers, experts, and students – professionals in different stages of their careers. In the coming years, we will search and recruit a number of specialists in different fields.

As a workplace, we promise you flexibility and freedom to develop your field and to develop yourself. We share our expertise with our colleagues, and we will not stop learning. Turku UAS employs professionals from circus teachers to AI specialists, and from digital marketing advisors to emergency nursing lecturers.

Turku UAS is one of the biggest universities of applied sciences in Finland. We offer you the support provided by a multiprofessional expert organization, and interesting assignments while working with future professionals and our versatile research, development and innovation (RDI) projects. Internationality is part of everyday life to us, and our partner networks are extensive. We work in Turku and Salo in comfortable workspaces which offer you a modern environment and devices to specialist work, teaching as well as research and development.

Come and work with us.

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