Software Specialist R&D Consultant

£50,000 to £60,000 pa

London | Permanent Full-Time

Our client is looking for a Software Specialist R&D Consultant to use their depth of software development expertise to help many cool startups and founders grow their businesses.

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Software Specialist R&D Consultant

£50,000 to £60,000 pa

London | Permanent Full-Time

Ref: AA3800

The Software Specialist R&D Consultant will leverage their R&D Tax Credits expertise in the software domain in a trust-based workplace with freedom and flexibility.

Our client runs an “open culture”, using innovative practices like Holacracy, complete financial transparency (including salaries), self-set pay, and flexible and remote working. They work with many of the UK’s most innovative companies, helping them to maximise their government funding opportunities. Their goal is to become the number one provider in the software space, and so they are looking for people with real development experience and tax credits expertise to work across sales and delivery and make sure their clients know they care and really get their world. That’s where you come in.

As the Software Specialist R&D Consultant, you’ll be expected to build on your deep understanding of the R&D Tax Relief scheme, and get stuck in helping clients to get the best out of the what our client can offer within a few weeks. You’ll be at a pivot point between the sales and delivery teams, often working with clients on their journey from initial conversations right through to funding.

Role and responsibilities

A few months in, on an average day, as the Software Specialist R&D Consultant, you might:
• Research a business' technology as preparation for a sales call (with a salesperson)
• Attend a meeting with the tech co-founder at a new prospect and discuss with them exactly which part of their technology qualifies for R&D Tax Credits and how to best navigate the scheme
• Speak to a newly onboarded FinTech business to get more depth about the technical challenges they faced in their work
• Occasionally, write a few pages of technical narrative explaining these challenges in simple terms for HMRC
• Participate in enquiries to explain to HMRC the rationale for why a certain development qualifies

Skill set

Skills and Experiences of the Software Specialist R&D Consultant:
• Experience developing software as part of a team across the software development life cycle
• Several years or equivalent experience in delivering tax credits claim, including solid knowledge of the CIRD
• Knowledge of multiple technology stacks helpful
• Comfortable speaking both on the phone and in front of clients, prospects and HMRC
• Happy to get stuck into in-depth debates about very specific technical matters
• Impeccable writing skills
• Passion for learning new technologies

If you think you are the right Software Specialist R&D Consultant for this role, we look forward to receiving your application.

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To apply for this job, please fill out the form below. To find out more information about the Software Specialist R&D Consultant job, email Abu or call

0207 183 7145

quoting the reference AA3800.

Abu Alasow

Abu Alasow

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Abu specialises in: Digital Marketing, SEO, PPC, Ad Ops, PR, Comms & eCommerce


0207 183 7145
abubakor.alasow@opiliorecruitment.co.uk

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