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Technology Consultant

£25,000 - £35,000
London, Clerkenwell

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Claire Donaldson

As Give A Grad A Go's Team Leader, I am responsible for leading a team of four Consultants and two Resourcers. It’s my job to make sure that my team are supported, getting all the help they need in order to grow within the business, as well as managing my own client base.

My area of expertise

My team and I work with clients within a huge array of sectors - including FinTech, Recruitment, FMCG and Retail to name a few. We are also building a solid client base within some emerging markets including MedTech, HealthTech, EdTech and InsurTech (everything tech!)

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

I came in to the office to discuss which graduate jobs might be right for me, and realised straight away that my ideal place to work would be somewhere like Give A Grad A Go. I’d started the job hunt looking at Marketing & Advertising roles, but soon realised that a role in Recruitment would offer me the exact opportunities I was looking for - networking with clients, being rewarded for hard work and chatting with graduates and clients on the phone. After spending 3 memorable hours in the office, Cary offered me a job and I accepted straight away! I’ve now been here for 3 years - and counting!

The worst job I've had

Every summer I worked on a local farm as a waitress. The role had it perks (lots of hefty bacon butties) - but mucking out the barns and the smell of manure really took its toll....

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In this Technology Consultant job, you will be joining a market-leading startup that helps a number of innovative tech companies make the most of government funding schemes. They are experts in the world of R&D tax credits, and over the course of the last 8 years, the company have raised over 75 million for over 600 companies - maintaining a 100% success rate across the board.

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In this Technology Consultant job, you will be expected to quickly gain a deep understanding of the funding schemes the client offers, and get stuck in helping clients to get the best out of the business within a few weeks. You’ll be at a pivot point between our account management and delivery teams, often accompanying clients on their journey with us from initial conversations right through to funding. You will need to be very technical and have proven experience working with developers / CTO's about technology.

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In this Technology Consultant job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Researching clients to understand their project and the funding options available to them
  • Drafting questions to interview a client to further probe into their technology and really get to grips with their product
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  • Finalising technical reports
  • Updating and changing company policies to speed up delivery process
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So, what are we looking for?

  • A university degree, ideally in Engineering or Science
  • Experience within engineering and science, outside of academic (e.g. work experience or a placement year in this field)
  • Confident speaking about all things tech
  • Previous experience with liaising with developers / CTO's about technical aspects
  • A strong rapport-builder with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A confident, independent self-starter who loves finding new ways of engaging clients
  • Confidence working with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organisational skills - you must be able to efficiently work across multiple projects
  • Experience with negotiations and contract management

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive starting salary of between 25,000 - 35,000
  • A flexible approach to work - while this role will require you to attend face to face meetings, your time outside of those meetings can be as remote as you like
  • You can take up to 6 weeks as holiday each year
  • The chance to work with some of the coolest and most innovative technology startups around

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