The FUNDACIÓN TECNOLOGICA ADVANTX (FUNDITEC) is a private not-for-profit Technological Center based in Madrid. The center develops innovate projects in our own laboratory facilities located in Madrid (Cantoblanco) in three strategic areas: Digital Technologies, Advanced Materials and AgriFood.

Given response to the center current growth, we are looking for a Senior Business Development Manager responsible of Funditec strategy in funded R&D projects at EU level, mainly in Horizon Europe.



The EU-BDM will be working in the Department of Projects of Funditec, and she/he will be working with our strategy to position Funditec in EU funding programmes following our R&D areas within the department of Digital Technologies (Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity). An extensive knowledge on EU funding programmes of at least 4 years is a must.

The EU-BDM main tasks will be:

  • Promoting FUNDITEC’s R&D capacities of Digital Technologies to attract potential partners and customers.
  • Representing FUNDITEC in selected EU platforms and clusters where Funditec is member.
  • Participating in networking activities such as European infodays, national contact point’s events, brokerage events, working group meetings, scientific conferences both in Europe and Spain.
  • Writing high quality proposals to secure research and innovation funding, specifically in defining innovation potential, impact, exploitation strategies with feasible business cases and implementation aspects.
  • Reviewing and evaluating proposals to ensure quality before submission to funding body.
  • Drafting proposal budgets according to funding programme requirements and rules.
  • Working closely with FUNDITEC’s research groups to understand their competences and proposing relevant topics of interest to develop fundable proposal concepts in collaboration with them.
  • Visiting new customers/partners and managing and retaining the relationships with existing ones.



To cover this position, we are looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active and positive woman or man that has:

  • Master Degree in a technical career in the fields of Digital Technologies (computer science, telecommunications, information systems, mathematics, software engineering, digital innovation, artificial intelligence, data science or similar).
  • Proven experience of at least 4 years in EU funding programmes of Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe. Especially in proposal writing and submission and coordination of large consortium.
  • Notions of coordination of European Projects throughout the whole life cycle from the negotiation phase to the closure of the projects will be highly valued (preparation of Grant Agreement, monitoring and control of the administrative and financial issues of projects, etc).
  • Ability to communicate at advance level in English and Spanish is mandatory (both written and spoken).
  • Demonstrably high levels of accuracy and attention to details.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Availability to travel both within Spain and Europe


The EU-BDM will be working at our offices of Madrid, partial remote working at home is possible to be agreed with the potential candidate.

If you are interested, we will be happy to speak with you. Send your CV together with a motivation letter at:

Do not forget to include in the letter a list of successful funding proposal where you have been involved and your role during the preparation of the proposal.