Location: Peripatetic (East of England area)
Posted on: 05/10/2020
Do you have experience in leading teams to manage the financial, output monitoring and evaluation aspects of EU projects and grant funding claims?
Do you have experience developing new systems and processes and leading MI reporting, claims and service delivery functions across several large contracts?
Are you able to represent Exemplas effectively in contract/performance review meetings and audits with key fundholders including Government Departments?
If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions the role of EEN Innovation Contracts & Operations Manager could be for you!
About the role
Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) provides advice, information and tailored support to ambitious SMEs that are looking to grow their business through innovation and internationalisation.
As part of the EEN Senior Management Team, the role will take responsibility for the development and operation of systems and processes to support efficient delivery across all KPIs and to enable the effective management of the team in order to ensure that all operational and compliance conditions for each contract are met.
In this role you will;
You will have a sound knowledge of contract and project management, as well as experience of successfully building teams and managing staff, providing real leadership to deliver on KPIs.
You will also;
We are looking for an effective negotiator and leader, able to work with partners to find mutually beneficial solutions, and a highly organised team player with the ability to prioritise own and team’s workload to meet deadlines. You will be competent at handling and manipulating data (financial, performance and output) and an experienced user of MS Office with intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
What we offer
This is a peripatetic role and will involve some travel, mainly across the East of England for events, workshop and meetings as well as regular visits to our office in Hatfield. Please note we are currently working remotely due to Covid-19.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and value diversity in our workforce. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Exemplas is one of the UK’s foremost business support organisations with approximately 200 employees across a number of locations. For over 25 years, we have provided business advisory services to more than 500,000 small to medium sized businesses on behalf of Government and Private sector organisations. As a business we recognise that giving a superior service to our clients depends on making the most of our people and we aim to give our teams challenging opportunities, recognition for achievement, job enrichment and the maximum flexibility we can.
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