Senior Technical Consultant

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A little flex time

Employment type
Full time

Immerse yourself in some of the most cutting edge technology in the UK‘s Startup scene.

Are you a keen technologist with a flair for in-depth analysis? Do you see yourself at the forefront of UK innovation, working with the country’s latest and greatest founders? Do you yearn to work in a growing team with ambitious goals?

If so, read on!

GrantTree is the UK’s leading innovation funding consultancy, specialising in R&D Tax Credits, grants, and Video Game Tax Relief. We work with some of the country’s most groundbreaking businesses, helping them to maximise their government funding opportunities and build technologies that will change the world. We have ambitious plans for the future and are looking for bright, passionate, and conscientious people to join our R&D Tax Credits delivery team.

That’s where you come in.

As a Senior R&D Technical Consultant, you’ll be delving into the intricacies of our clients’ cutting-edge technologies and discovering development work that’s eligible for government funding. You’ll play a pivotal role throughout our R&D Tax Credit delivery process, accompanying clients from initial engagement right through to claim completion. You will be trusted to work with businesses from a range of exciting industries, such as financial services, biotechnology, engineering, software, construction and data science. You will be expected to gain a deep understanding of the R&D Tax Credits scheme, and some familiarity with the other schemes we specialise in, so that you can effectively advise your client on their public funding options.

On a typical day into this role, you might be:

  • Working alongside our team of writing experts to help craft a strong and persuasive technical report on our client’s work
  • Attending conference calls with CTOs, engineers and other R&D ‘doers’
  • Reviewing technical data or patents provided by the client
  • Identifying qualifying technology in collaboration with our financial, sales and account management teams
  • Sharing a passion for technology and new areas of development that you encounter with the GrantTree team so that everyone is up-to-speed


  • Minimum of 3+ years in a role where you conducted research and development work in an R&D role or working knowledge of the UK R&D Tax Relief Schemes
  • A passion for science and technology innovation
  • Masters in Engineering, Software engineering, science and related discipline or acquired via personal interest
  • Sharp listening skills to chair meetings in order to dissect complex tech
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • High level of business integrity and ethics
  • Preferably London based
  • Full-Time


Other benefits include:

  • 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • EMI scheme and quarterly cash incentive
  • Training & development budget
  • Monthly wellness budget
  • A generous and inclusive parental leave policy
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Study, pawternity and charity leave
  • Regular social and wellness events
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

For this role, the salary will be £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience. In addition to your salary, we are offering a place where you can be yourself, develop your skills and fulfill your potential. We also have a flexible approach to working, so there’s no pressure for you to be in the office (once your probationary period has been completed). You can work from wherever you are most productive. Our Shoreditch office will be open for your use outside of national and regional lockdowns.

Equal Opportunities

Teams are stronger when they have a diverse range of people. We welcome applications from everyone, regardless of the categories they put themselves in. We also encourage talented ‘square pegs’. If you think you’re the right person for the job even though you don’t quite fit the role spec, be daring and apply!

Please answer these questions in the application form or in your cover letter:

  • Do you have the right to work in the UK?
  • What attributes or dynamics do you look for in a team and why?
  • How would you define trust?

Remote-first - Work from anywhere

A little flex time