Grant writer (Horizon-osaaja) - Lappeenrannan kaupunki

The City of Lappeenranta and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland has agreed to the ecosystem agreement focusing on the development of innovation ecosystem Green electrification during the EU programming period 2021 - 2027. As part of the ecosystem agreement, two grant writers will be recruited for LUT University and the City of Lappeenranta, one for each. The Grant writer will be responsible for supporting the preparation and ensuring high-quality, competitive EU proposals. You will be producing excellent written text in collaboration with our researchers and technological experts and measured through the success of passed proposals.

We expect you to have

Previous experience in EU research projects, EU proposals and tenders
Excellent written English
Willingness to grow as professional in broader EU policy issues through continuous learning and sharing of knowledge
Good knowledge of EU funding instruments experience in evaluating EU proposals will be considered
University degree at Master s or PhD from a relevant field

As a person you are independent, systematic and target oriented, and have the capability to comprehend and make the most of a vast amount of information. You can communicate and co-operate under pressure with international-, industrial-, and public sector partners and respect tight deadlines. You have good organizational and management skills.

We are now looking for a grant writer who is a distinguished expert on research and innovation related to cluster of Climate, Energy and Mobility. In addition, understanding the roles of Digital Industry transformation and sustainability is considered as an asset.

You have understanding on some of the topics illustrated below

Energy-intensive industries as key raw material provider for the climate-neutral solutions, aiming at resource efficiency and as a hub for circular economy.
Efficient, inclusive, and sustainable use of energy, in buildings and industry.
Clean and sustainable transition of the energy and transport sections, aiming to deliver innovative crosscutting solutions towards climate neutrality.
Efficient, clean, sustainable, and competitive energy supply through new and integrated energy system related solutions.
Transition to a climate-neutral and resilient society and economy, aiming to advanced climate science, pathways and responses to climate change.
Experience of Environmental Engineering, Sustainability or Environmental Management will be considered advantageous You have experience working together with European partners in the cluster defined. You have co-authored / grant written successful H2020 and other EU proposals together with them.

The Grant Writer position at LUT

You work as part of the university s EU research funding team of experts alongside high-level researchers. The position will be filled from August 1st 2021 or as agreed. The salary is based on the complexity of the tasks and personal performance according to the university s remuneration system. The position has a probationary period in accordance with the Employment Contracts Act.

The Grant Writer position at City of Lappeenranta

You work as part of the City strategic team actively co-operating with LUT. Duration of employment 1.6.2021 - 31.12.2023 + option 1.1.2024-31.12.2027. The salary is based on general collective agreement (KVTES). The position has a probationary period.

You can submit your application either using the university s electronic application form or

The application period for the position ends on 10.5.2021 at 15:00. The application period has been extended from the original 30.4.2021.


Tutustu työnantajaan
  • Konsernipalvelut
  • Työpaikka
  • 355588
  • 1.6.2021 - 31.12.2023
  • 15.4.2021 - 10.5.2021 15:00
  • LappeenrantaEtelä-Karjala


More information at LUT:
Grant Coach Kari Heikkinen, +358 401 697 701
More information at City of Lappeenranta:
Stakeholder director Johanna Väyrynen +358 405 220 856



Lappeenranta on uusiutuvan energian ja puhtaan ympäristön pioneerikaupunki, jonka intohimona on ongelmien ratkaiseminen. Olemme Suomen ilmastopääkaupunki täynnä uutta energiaa, rohkeaa ajattelua ja kansainvälistä osaamista. Vain kaksi tuntia Helsingistä Kaakkois-Suomessa, EU:n ja Venäjän rajalla sijaitsevassa noin 73 000 asukkaan yliopisto- ja matkailukaupungissa uskallamme ja teemme. Lappeenrannan teknillinen yliopisto (LUT), innovatiivinen toimintaympäristö tekijöineen ja hyvät verkostot helpottavat kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan aloittamista ja laajentamista. Lappeenrannan saavutettavuus on erinomainen kansainvälisen lentokentän ansiosta.

Osoite: Villimiehenkatu 1, 53100 Lappeenranta

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