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Engineering Consultant - Research & Development Full-time Job

1 year ago Engineering London   127 views
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Do you want to join a dynamic, friendly, fast-growing global innovation funding consultancy?

Function of the role:

Our clients work in a wide range of industries; from scientists developing new medical technology to architects working on ground-breaking construction projects. You will be working alongside your clients, reviewing and analysing their latest R&D projects to secure funding for future development. This will assist them in extending and expanding their businesses. You will be doing this alongside a team of highly qualified Financial and Technical professionals, leveraging your knowledge and expertise to help our clients and their R&D projects.

Our Environment:

You will be working with a fast-paced, collaborative team, where you will be recognised and praised for your achievements. Working autonomously and managing your own workload is what we promote here at Leyton. You will have the opportunity to work within a variety of sectors and industries and learn an array of new skills. You will be joining an incredibly friendly and welcoming work place where you will be provided with extensive ongoing training across all divisions and provided development and fast progression opportunities within the business.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Working primarily in the preparation and review of Engineering related R&D tax claims covering various industries ranging from (but not limited to) Financial Services, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Food, Construction, Chemicals, Heavy Industry and Automotive
  • Working with a variety of high-profile clients and liaising with Managing Directors, Financial Directors, CEOs, CTOs
  • Generating new value propositions for varied businesses in relation to their R&D projects and strategies
  • Drafting clear technical narratives and financial analysis documents related to R&D activities carried out by clients in different sectors
  • Working with a variety of high-profile clients and liaising with Managing Directors, Financial Directors, CEOs, CTOs
  • Interacting with HMRC, to provide additional support to defend the claims prepared if necessary

Desired experience and skills:

  • Minimum 2 years’ industrial experience as a Mechanical Engineer (or related discipline)
  • Degree in Engineering or related discipline (Master’s degree beneficial)
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Curiosity, awareness and a keen interest in science, technology and innovation
  • Excellent communication (both spoken and written)
  • Excellent numerical ability
  • The ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Ideally previous R&D tax experience

Our benefits:

  • Private Healthcare and Dental
  • Access to Perkbox
  • Flexible working
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Supporting of professional memberships
  • 24 hour access to our bespoke training platform
  • Bring your dog to work policy
  • Annual charity days
  • Enhanced Maternity policy

About Leyton:

Founded in 1997, Leyton is a global innovation funding consultancy dedicated to helping our clients improve their business performance. In the UK, our specific expertise is in innovation funding, energy consultancy and capital advisory.

As a business, we want to help unleash our clients potential and be a strategic partner in their evolution and growth. We help find openings in processes and ways of working that others can’t see, then unlock these opportunities to create value efficiently.

We are proud to have 1,500 employees in 27 offices across 12 countries in Europe, North Africa and North America. We have highly qualified teams of consultants in sales, science, tax, engineering and software who have helped deliver 100% success rate for HMRC submissions.



The Leyton Group offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package. We are committed to helping our employees unlock their talent and support this through providing the access and tools to full training programmes and membership to professional bodies and subscriptions.

The Leyton Group is committed to becoming an inclusive employer and proactive in improving diversity and equality across the Leyton Group without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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Company Description
Leyton UK Limited