Entrepreneurship Programme Manager

Category: Business Creation  Location: Reading (UK) or Leuven (BE)  

You will be responsible for ensuring the execution, monitoring and reporting of activities of the Entrepreneurship segment “EXPLORE”:

  • Drive the execution of the Innovation Grants activity within the assigned EXPLORE segment in close collaboration with the Education and Business Creation teams
  • Lead the monitoring and reporting on the EXPLORE activities delivered by EIT Food partners, such as the SeedBed Incubator programme.
  • Facilitate and nurture the EIT Food network of partners as well as other collaboration opportunities
  • Act as the primary regional contact for advice and support on Entrepreneurship EXPLORE opportunities and promote EIT Food opportunities through EIT Food CLC North West partners and by direct engagement in regional industry, knowledge exchange and start-up ecosystems
  • You will actively support EIT Food’s Central Operations Team with:
  • Timely reporting on progress and on financial and performance matters of activities under the responsibility
  • Contribute to the annual Business Plan and information and reporting and evaluation requests from EIT Food
  • Putting together the Annual Report of EIT Food
  • Actively liaise with other EIT Food headquarters functions such as Operations, Education, Innovation and Communication, and with other Entrepreneurship Programme Managers to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of the EIT Food Business Plan


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