Innovation Management Consultants

About the job

For our offices in Milan, Rome and Bologna, CiaoTech (part of the PNO Consultants Group) is looking for experienced (at least 7- 10 years) innovation management consultants. The consultants will be in charge of developing relationships and business opportunities with innovative industries in order to acquire assignments and provide strategic consultancy services in innovation.

We are looking for high-profile candidates in the technological innovation consultancy, able to independently  manage relationships and assignments with clients, working in national and international teams.

An ideal candidate has a strong experience in client management– primarily industrial companies – to boost their technological innovation processes, in the acquisition of new consulting service agreements, and also in providing services such as technological and market analysis for supporting research and innovation.

What we expect, requirements

  • Scientific university degree
  • At least 7 years experience in strategic consultancy aiming at boosting industry technological innovation processes
  • Experience in acquisition of consultancy contracts and account management skills
  • Analytical skills, experience in drawing up of reports/documents in Italian and English
  • Ability to work independently and to define and meet specific objectives agreed with the company
  • Previous experience in a grant consultancy is an asset
  • Available to travel within Europe for business
  • Excellent English written and oral skills (level B2 or higher)

What we offer

  • a professional and dynamic organisation
  • an international working environment and extensive client portfolio
  • a competitive remuneration package with growth potential based on results and experience

We offer you a variety of challenges and excellent prospects within a fast-growing business where your efforts will be appreciated and rewarded. If this sounds interesting to you, we are keen to talk to you. You may send your CV and accompanying mail, letter or video message 😉 to (Ref. Innovation Expert Consultant [Milan or Rome or Bologna]).

About PNO Consultants Europe

PNO Consultants is a professional pan-European consulting organisation in the field of innovation and grants.  We have a strong focus on enabling and exploiting European innovation networks on the crossroads of academia, industry and public organisations. We offer advice while actively engaging in innovation processes. One of the ways we do that, is by analysing public and proprietary data about research and innovation activities in Europe, and offering our clients unique intelligence that helps them to innovate. For this, we use semantic software tools, specifically developed for us, to support our technological intelligence and European stakeholder analyses in multiple sectors: from ICT, electronics, aeronautics and transport, to energy, environment, chemistry, biotech and health.

We deliver state-of-the-art consultancy with a hands-on mentality. For this, we use our Europe-wide network of experienced consultants, their large clients’ portfolio and our proprietary Open Innovation instruments (i.e. and