Innovation Funding Consultant - V.I.E Contract

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Location: Montréal, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver

About Leyton

Leyton is an international consulting firm dedicated to helping companies of all sizes by improving their business performance and optimizing their innovation funding. Founded in 1997, our firm has grown to over 2,000 employees in 13 countries, with offices in Montréal, Toronto & Calgary.

Currently, in Canada, our specific expertise is in the implementation and optimization of Innovation Incentives, Sales Tax Recovery, and Property Tax & Valuation services.

We offer real career opportunities in a fast-growing, friendly firm with a dynamic and ambitious team. We are looking for a candidate with outstanding verbal and written communication skills to join our team. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has consulting experience and wants to have a high career perspective.

Role Description

We are currently seeking several Innovation Funding Consultant in V.I.E contracts to join our team in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver for 24 months. Your future main role will be to assist in managing Government Funding applications throughout Canada. The primary focus will be to provide technical expertise to Canadian companies and support them in their growth through non-dilutive funding.

Role Summary as a V.I.E

  • Provide technical and financial expertise to companies throughout Canada in a wide range of industries to successfully secure non-dilutive funding as part of their growth and expansion;
  • Identify funding opportunities for new and existing clients by staying up to date with government budgets and initiatives;
  • Maintain perfect communication with our current clients to support them throughout the non-dilutive application process;
  • Draft government funding applications and provide support in case of audits.

Required competencies and qualifications

  • University degree in: Computer Science / Computer Engineering; Software Engineering, Electrics and Electronics Engineering or other related disciplines;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and ability to convey complex ideas as simple concepts;
  • Bilingual French and English (For Montreal Only);
  • Excellent numerical abilities and proven track record of working with tight deadlines;
  • Independent thinker and enthusiastic team player.

Why join our team?

  • Be part of a dynamic team in a growing organization that offers fast career progression;
  • Keep a start-up spirit in this global organization;
  • Hybrid work from home mode with flexible hours;
  • External technical/financial training for exceptional individuals;
  • Teams events throughout the year with National level seminars on yearly basis.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Leyton provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

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