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Reference: 59299

Date Added: 1 February 2017
Closing Date: 1 April 2017

Job Title: ERDF Project Manager/UK Lead

Working For: F6S Network Ltd

Location: London

Salary: £36,000 - £50,000

Job Details

About EDUCATE
The EDUCATE project is a 3 year ERDF funded initiative that will be delivered by UCL in collaboration with F6S, Nesta and the Education Foundation. EDUCATE will set up a physical and virtual working space where EdTech SMEs and researcher entrepreneurs will work together with research and business experts. All participants will be trained, supported and resourced.

A range of services will be offered to SMEs: product evaluation, testing and validation; accountancy and tax advice; grant writing, investor readiness support; dissemination and showcasing. This support will be available as required and not in a strict order. In addition, bespoke training sessions will be organised in response to needs expressed by the community.

The EDUCATE project, and the EDUCATE Project Manager, are part financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), as part of the England 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme.

About F6S
F6S is a community of entrepreneurs, programs and others that help entrepreneurs grow. We’ve grown quickly since launch in September 2011 and now serve users in 100+ countries.

The Task
We are growing fast - we need people who can join us and run our UK government funded projects department.

Most of the time, you will be responsible for leading the EDUCATE project. That means delivering more value to the community of tech founders in London and making sure the project delivers results for them.

The rest of your time will be dedicated to leading development of more opportunities to help founders grow in partnership with the UK public sector.

Role and Responsibilities
1. Provide effective, efficient and professional project management for the EDUCATE project in line with the project plan and budget
2. Build and maintain strong and effective relationships with all stakeholders
3. Take a lead role in promoting the benefits of EDUCATE to SMEs, business support organisations and other intermediaries, within the region
4. Comply with European funding requirements. Document best practices for legacy.

Closing Date: 1 April 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Start date: As soon as possible.
Company might appoint sooner than the ad closing date.

Application Details

Interested applicants, please contact eg@f6s.com or apply directly https://www.f6s.com/jobs/20947/f6s/project-manager. 

Company will only contact shortlisted applicants.

Website: http://f6s.com/f6s

Additional Notes