Digital Catapult is seeking to hire an experienced contractor Bid Manager R&D Programmes to drive the growth of our R&D programme and portfolio in the UK. Reporting to the Director of Collaborative R&D, the successful candidate will have extensive experience submitting applications for InnovateUK grants, comfortable with writing all aspects of a proposal. Responsible for developing partnerships and ideas for R&D proposals, securing funding for new projects and taking the funded project portfolio to Grant Agreement. Closing Date for Applications: 7th August 2021. Anticipated Start Date: ASAP. 6-month contract. Off-payroll working rules apply to this engagement (i.e. it is "inside of IR35). Daily pay rate depending on experience.