Grants Officer

Grants Officer

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14 Nov 10 Dec Amsterdam

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Do you want to support us as an expert advisor on European & international research grants – further stimulating our collaborative and international research ambitions and impact? Than this is your job.

Job description

The Challenge

As a Grants Officer at Nyenrode Business University you will be supporting the organization and its faculty as an expert advisor on European & international research grants – further stimulating its collaborative and international research ambitions and impact. The position is for four to five days (32-40 hours per week) and positioned within the International Office, part of the Academic Services Center.

You will be responsible for:

  • Building a network with relevant (international) institutes and funding agencies, and act as the main point of contact for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Track and identify funding opportunities relevant to Nyenrode’s Expertise Centers and faculty;
  • Supporting grant applications and advising faculty on drawing up successful proposals;
  • Responsible for the accountability process including progress & final reporting 
  • Stimulating and encouraging international consortium-building for the purposes of successful grant and project applications;
  • Implementing grants and support scientific staff in managing and reaching core grant milestones;
  • Writing grant/project progress reports;
  • Managing grant budgets;
  • Liaising closely with the Research Director and relevant colleagues at Nyenrode in all matters of grant implementation.


Nyenrode Business University


Who are you?

For the position of Grants Officer we are looking for a person with the following skills & attributes:

  • Proven experience (minimum of three years) working on externally funded projects such as Horizon Europe;
  • Minimum of a graduate degree;
  • Ability to understand, develop, and apply complex policies; familiarity with research policies and the world of university-level research would be an asset;
  • Ability to advise on research grants and identify potential for forming collaboration and consortia;
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with faculty members;
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to keep track of and meet deadlines; budget projections and tracking;
  • Excellent MS Office skills;
  • Self-motivated; can take initiative and work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a team.;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both Dutch and English

Conditions of employment

What do we offer?

Nyenrode Business University Amsterdam is characterized by a combination of high-level professionality and a personal & informal atmosphere. It pays special attention to the development of its employees. Furthermore, you’ll be offered the autonomy and freedom to contribute to the organization’s mission and goals in your own way.  Working at Nyenrode is working at a beautiful, historic, and green estate or at the heart of Amsterdam – both inspiring workplaces.

  • Depending on work experience, we offer a maximum of € 5.373,-- in a ft position (scale 10 or 11).
  • 30 days off with the possibility to increase by five days.
  • Fixed end of year bonus of 5,1%
  • Flexible end of year bonus of max. 4,5%
  • Working from home allowance, Internet allowance & commuting allowance
  • The possibility of enrolling at courses & Master classes offered by Nyenrode, as well as external organizations.
  • The possibility of working hybrid. You’ll receive a € 850,- budget through Coolblue to set up your home office.  


The Academic Service Center

the Academic Services Center (ASC) is the academic heart of the supporting departments. ASC colleagues provide support in various education- and research-related activities, such as quality assurance, education development and internationalization. ASC supports the exam committees and manages the Media Center as well. The position of Grants Officer is positioned within the cluster of the International Office.

Nyenrode Business University

Nyenrode is a small-scale private university, founded in 1946 for and by business, with an international orientation. Nyenrode’s Mission is: ‘Serving society by shaping responsible leaders’. Students and participants enroll in a broad range of degree and executive education programs in business, management, accountancy and controlling. Nyenrode furthermore conducts research in these disciplines.  Through a combination of sound theoretical framework, practical relevance and personal development, students, and participants at Nyenrode develop sustainable, added value for themselves, for their company and for society.

With partner universities worldwide NBU is continuously investing in internationalization to strengthen education and research. Nyenrode is locally anchored in the Netherlands, but an international player on the world stage. Nyenrode and its programs are national and internationally accredited. A diverse and inclusive culture in class and on the campus is highly valued by Nyenrode. Our employees believe in cooperation and innovation which brings their students and clients to the next level. Therefore, they are always one step ahead by being flexible, open, and curious. 


  • Research, development, innovation; Finance
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • max. €5373 per month
  • University graduate
  • SP NY 20221114-2


Nyenrode Business University

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