Junior Consultant Strategic Funding

Amsterdam-Duivendrecht | University | Fulltime

Catalyze is one of the largest providers of funding advisory services in the life sciences industry.

However, in recent years, our number of clients in agriculture, food and bio economy has grown enormously. We see great potential for Catalyze in this sector. Especially with the rising awareness of the huge global challenges to develop technologies that can help to feed a growing world population, while at the same time, minimizing the ecological footprint. We provide grant writing consultancy services to raise funds for ambitious R&D projects and technologies as well as growth support, by providing management and strategy consulting services.

 For the Agri, Food and Bio economy sector we are looking for a:

Junior Consultant Strategic Funding

What are you going to do:

  • Together with your colleagues in the strategic funding unit  you will  provide personalized and strategic funding advice to our client.
  • You perform substantive contact with customers to map the status of current and future R & D projects, planned applications for external funding and collaborations.
  • Based on the information from our clients you are looking for the best funding, making strategic choices within all possible financing options and presenting this  to the customer.
  • You keep a good overview and you will learn  the ins and outs of all financing options, such as grants, loans and venture capital at national and international level.
  • You are also often in contact with Funding agencies which you build a working relationship with.
  • For your  grant consultant colleagues and our business developers you will become a sparring partner about the funding landscape.

The most ideal candidate for this job:
• Has a background in food or agriculture with a relevant master's degree program
• Is creative and allows switching between subjects quickly
• Excellent in Dutch (native) and Engels (speaking and writing)
• Has excellent communication and editorial skills
• Can work independently and is not afraid to take responsibility
• Has an accurate and precise method
• Is a real team player and shows humor and creativity
• Has a sense of situations and relationships
• Has affinity for business and or entrepreneurship
We offer:
• A European fast growing organization
• A multi-cultural environment 
• A professional and dynamic organization that offers space for independence and entrepreneurship
• A broad organization that provides space for development and growth
• A young and enthusiastic team that works together towards goals with a good team spirit 
About Catalyze

Catalyze is characterized by the motto "by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs". The company has a contemporary and flexible method in which it takes an entrepreneurial view into the projects and wishes of our client. Catalyze attaches great importance to real team players, who are not at the same time afraid to show initiative and creativity, and the work environment is characterized by open culture, with enough room for fun and personal development.
In short, a challenging job for an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial type that wants to be active in a professional, knowledge-intensive organization that determines commitment, flexibility, setting, qualities and teamwork and fun.
How to apply for this career opportunity?
We appreciate hearing from all qualified candidates by submitting your application by using our Online Application Form.

Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.