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Personal Assistant

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We are seeking to appoint a personal assistant to join the Big Data Institute.
You will be responsible for providing PA duties to the PI and her group, organising day-to-day administrative duties including managing diaries and meetings – using initiative to make considered judgements when juggling the demands placed on the schedule, teleconference calls and other appointments. You will also be responsible for making national/international travel arrangements including arranging transport, hotels, visas, insurance, car hire and preparing detailed travel itineraries and also reply to a range of issues or researching and preparing information/drafting replies. You will organise events in Oxford such as weekly group meetings, quarterly project team meetings, seminars, guest lectures, etc., including sourcing venues and preparing catering if required, and provide full administrative support on financial matters.
It is essential that you are Educated to minimum A-level standard or equivalent, have experience of diary management, including making complex travel arrangements and experience of administrative work in a team environment. You will be highly organised with excellent attention to detail, and the ability to manage a varied workload under pressure and meet deadlines. You will have a high standard of numeracy, evidence of discretion in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters, and the ability to work independently using own initiative and as part of a team demonstrating a flexible and helpful approach, particularly with respect to staff based on another continent and in supporting colleagues when necessary. It is also essential that you have good interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact equally effectively with senior academic staff, researchers and support staff.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.  Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience. This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 12 months and is funded by the Li Ka Shing grant.  Only applications received before 12 midday on 16 August 2022 will be considered. Please quote 159511 on all correspondence.

Planning and Performance Officer

IT - UK Jobs

Planning and Data Insight Team
The post of Planning and Performance Officer is a great opportunity to join an award winning, high performing, talented and professional team, responsible for the development of high-quality management information and analysis to support strategic planning, decision making processes, the monitoring of performance and the achievement of Strategic Plan objectives. The Planning and Data Insight team sits within the Finance, Planning and Data Insight Section.
Duties of the Role
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to join the Planning and Data Insight team, in a role to embed and integrate a new system of in-year reporting and predictive analytics to support our strategic aims.
The post holder will take a lead role on exciting data-driven projects, responsible for supporting and developing the provision of critical data analysis and insight, contributing towards the University’s decision making and ability to identify actionable insights.
You will be part of a wider team responsible for the annual planning round and analysis of student information.
In addition, you will play a key role in supporting cross-functional projects and committee structures and will work closely with colleagues in other Professional Services, especially the Academic Section, Finance, Planning and Data Insight, and the Research and Enterprise Office.
A full list of duties and responsibilities can be found within the job pack.
Qualifications and Skills required
We are looking for a pro-active, numerate individual, with excellent IT, analytical and communication skills to join a high performing team to help ensure that key decisions are fully informed by reliable and relevant information. You will use your experience of data reporting and your ability to interpret user requirements, to proactively identify opportunities to increase the understanding of and engagement with data.
You will have strong people and stakeholder engagement skills as this role involves liaising with Departments, Schools, Faculties and with staff from other parts of the University’s Professional Services and our partner colleges.
In addition, the successful candidate will hold an honours degree or equivalent level qualification and have experience developing reports in BI software such as Tableau.
This is a fixed-term post until 15 September 2023 in order to provide cover for the temporary absence of the permanent member of staff. Whilst this is a full-time post, we would also welcome applications from individuals who are able to work part-time at a minimum of 4 days per week (0.8 FTE).
At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in one place.
Please use the ‘Apply’ button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.
Our website contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please email [email protected]

Principal Research Associate (Research Programme Leader in the evaluation of complex interventions) (Fixed Term)

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The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute (THIS Institute) seeks an exceptional individual to provide senior academic leadership in the evaluation of complex interventions and programmes to improve care. Funded by the Health Foundation, THIS Institute aims to create a world-leading scientific asset for the NHS by strengthening the evidence-base for improving the quality and safety of healthcare. The Institute hosts around 55 staff and students, and works with a diverse range of collaborators across multiple sectors to deliver high quality, high impact and innovative programmes of research. 
An established academic leader with a strong quantitative skills, a specialism in survey methodologies and the ability to collaborate effectively in mixed-methods, multidisciplinary studies, you will have a strategically important role in THIS Institute. With responsibility for designing and directing high impact evaluations of improvement initiatives across healthcare sectors, you will ensure coherence, focus and dialogue across existing and new projects. You will be experienced in supervising interdisciplinary teams and capable of forging effective strategic partnerships with a range of stakeholders, including NHS organisations, patient and public groups, and charitable and civil society organisations. You will identify and secure sources of funding in addition to the core funding of THIS institute, ensuring coherence, focus and dialogue across the institute’s portfolio. 
You must have a PhD (or equivalent) and be a recognised leader in evaluation of complex interventions. While your experience to date may be outside healthcare research (e.g. in fields such as education, social care, public services, criminology or others), you will be a skilled quantitative researcher with a strong track record in leading large, complex research programmes and delivering them on time, to budget and to an excellent standard of scholarship. You will have a record of income generation, publications and impact, excellent analytical and communication skills, and the ability to work at pace across a wide variety of topics and activities. You will be an excellent team-player with a strong sense of mission, superb written and oral communication skills, and the ability to command credibility with external stakeholders, including NHS colleagues. 
Funds for this post are available for five years in the first instance. The post holder will be based at THIS Institute (The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute), University of Cambridge, Cambridge Biomedical Campus. 
For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Director of Research, Professor Graham Martin by email [email protected] 

Learning Technologist

IT - UK Jobs

UWE Bristol are one of the largest universities in the South West and one of the largest employers in the Bristol region. We currently have a 12 month, fixed term opportunity for a Learning Technologist in our new Digital Learning Service within the Faculty for Environment and Technology (FET).
About the vacancy:
Digital Learning @ UWE Bristol will be a catalyst, enabler, and connector, enriching and enhancing problem-based learning and the wider student experience. All our students will benefit from a high quality digitally enabled learning and teaching environment which fosters innovation, collaboration, and inclusion.
You will be involved in many developments within this new Digital Learning Service and there will be plenty of opportunity to have an impact by using innovative approaches, work with an inspiring and passionate group of people and whilst working on some very exciting projects and as we work towards achieving the objectives below:
We will ensure that all students have access to inclusive and dynamic digital and problem-based learning opportunities as part of their programmes of study.
We will develop and deliver a sector leading digital education service to ensure digitally enabled learning and teaching is well supported, agile, and transformative.
We will provide learning environments and spaces that foster collaborative learning and teaching, bringing together learners, educators, professional technical staff, and external partners to develop and deliver practice-led, problem-based programmes that prepare them for the real world.
We will enrich the delivery of our programmes through simulation, virtual labs, studio spaces and specialist facilities.
We will support our students and staff to be confident and capable, with the skills, knowledge and behaviours that support them to become active and enterprising digital producers and citizens.
We will have robust and supportive approaches and actions to address digital poverty.
We will use our innovative learning approaches to build partnerships and networks which will benefit our students, helping them to connect with the world and with each other.
About you:
Would you like to be part of this exciting opportunity to shape the new ambitious Digital Learning service at UWE and have a real impact on our students?
You are ambitious, inclusive, innovative, collaborative, and enterprising. You are a Learning Technologist that has a strong growth mindset, open minded, motivated, creative, an excellent problem solver and great with people. You will be part of a team driving change and mindsets by using innovative approaches to deliver on outcomes. You will be part of a workplace culture where people feel valued, included, and supported to be your best.
This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus.
Why UWE Bristol? 
We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include scoring above sector average for student satisfaction, we are ranked 36th in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2022 and 39th in the latest Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’.
With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community. We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition.
In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits.

Communication Officer

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Location: South Kensington Campus
Job Summary
The Institute of Infection was founded in 2020 as Imperial’s newest Global Challenge Institute. All of Imperial’s seven Global Challenge Institutes facilitate interdisciplinary research to address societal challenges, nurture relationships with stakeholders, and provide thought leadership. The Institute of Infection will use this approach to address the complex challenges posed by infections and the diseases they cause. By enabling, training, and empowering researchers to work across different fields, it will seek to dissolve the traditional boundaries between scientific disciplines. The Institute interfaces with and champions the large infection research community at Imperial College. Externally, it interacts with a wide range of public and private sector stakeholders.
The Institute of Infection is seeking a Communications Officer who will hold an essential role in contributing to and implementing the Institute’s communication activities. The post-holder will work on a wide range of communications activities aimed at improving the Institute’s outreach to internal and external audiences.
You will interact directly with academics and their teams who are engaged in infection research at Imperial. You will support the Institute’s Co-Directors as they deliver the Institute of Infection’s mission and raise its profile.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a new Institute and play an instrumental role in promoting it to new audiences, growing its community, and developing and implementing a new and innovative communications strategy.

Duties and responsibilities
Working with the Institute of Infection Co-Directors and Institute Manager, you will develop and execute an effective and creative communications strategy for the Institute, playing a critical role in growing and engaging the community.
You will produce the Institute’s internal newsletter and communications; creating and curating content that meets the needs of the Institute’s diverse community.
You will maintain and improve the Institute of Infection website.
You will provide day-to-day management of the Institute’s social media channels and be responsible for identifying opportunities to grow and develop the online audience.
With the Institute manager, you will assist with the planning and delivery of Institute events, with particular focus on promotion and technical set up.
You will work with researchers, the Imperial communications network, media, political, and philanthropic contacts to promote the Institute of Infection nationally and internationally.
You will ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of all communications and engagement activities.
Essential requirements
Undergraduate level (or equivalent) degree
Experience planning and executing organisational communication strategies.
Experience communicating complex, scientific and technical concepts to a diverse range of audiences.
Experience managing websites and social media accounts in a professional setting.
Experience working with academics, or within an academic environment, and collaborating with personnel from a range of backgrounds and disciplines
Further Information
This is a part time (0.5 FTE) and open-ended appointment, based at the South Kensington Campus. It is expected that the postholder spend at least 40% of their working time on campus.
Should you require any further details on the role please contact Melanie Bradnam, Institute Manager at [email protected]
Closing date: 29th August 2022
To apply, visit and search by the job reference MED03326.

Junior Project Manager

Other - UK Jobs

Plymouth Marine Laboratory has an exciting opportunity for a suitable candidate to join the Project Management Team to deliver the effective and efficient project management of societally important marine, social and earth observation research. These projects are focused on the dynamic and complex marine environment that sustains life not only under the water but also across the entire planet.
The position will involve managing a portfolio of projects of interdisciplinary and pioneering research across the various science areas at PML. As well as monitoring research delivery the postholder will be responsible for tracking and evaluating the achievement of non-academic impact (real-world changes as a result of research) and the pathway to it. They will support the generation of impact through the organisation of stakeholder engagement and co-development activities under the guidance of the Senior Impact Manager.
You will be an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated person with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, possessing appropriate managerial capabilities and experience. We are seeking to appoint a post-graduate with a good working knowledge of MS Office packages and relevant online data and information management systems. Ideally, you will also have an environmental science background and experience in research project management.
The Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) is a dynamic, highly innovative, independent and impartial provider of research and advice relating to coasts and oceans, globally and locally. PML is an independent research business with charitable status and a NERC Collaborative Centre. Researchers at PML collaborate externally with universities and research institutes across the UK and internationally such that PML has been an integral part of the UK’s strategic marine science capability for over 30 years.
Duties and responsibilities:
Project manage research projects that PML are the lead partner or co-partner of, including monitoring the implementation of the projects’ activities and the delivery of their results.
Contribute to the project management team and provide support to the Senior Project Manager in general duties as requested to ensure the successful and consistent delivery of projects.
Monitor project progress including schedule, budget and work plan to ensure that deadlines and reporting requirements are met.
Ensure milestones are met by those responsible and deliverables are quality checked and delivered on time.
Support the generation and monitoring of research impact and the pathway to it including collating evidence (training will be provided to carry out these functions)
Act as the interface between the funder, project Steering Committees, project partner organisations, third parties and scientific management teams disseminating information as and when necessary.
Actively communicate and liaise with project partners and stakeholders to build effective networks and communication channels.
Write reports and record meeting minutes;
Check and monitor budget expenditure both at project and partner organisations’ level, including supporting partners to submit suitable financial records.
Organise external events and project meetings.
Support Principal Investigators and maintain project documentation.
Develop and maintain contact databases.
Work closely with internal groups in PML including different Science Areas as well as Communications, Finance and Contracts teams.
Essential Skills:
At least 3 years’ experience in project management, ideally in a research field or equivalent training / expertise;
Educated to degree level, preferably in an environmental / science field
Flexible in approach, specifically the ability to manage several concurrent projects, recognise and respond to shifting priorities, and handle different types of information (e.g. scientific, financial, and legal).
Excellent organisational skills with the capacity to multitask, to deliver on allocated tasks and to meet deadlines in pressurised situations;
A proactive approach, high level of initiative and a willingness to drive projects forwards by encouraging others but also to seek help from others when required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Willingness to travel (considering COVID restrictions at the time)
Experience in working with and drawing together diverse stakeholder groups
Desirable skills:
A qualification or formal training in project / programme management
Proven skills to manage and work to budgets
Experience in writing/co-writing project reports
Experience in working with overseas partners
Experience in research impact approaches (generation and monitoring)
Experience organizing conferences / events / large meetings
PML offers a variety of employee benefits which can be viewed here:
As part of PML’s 20th anniversary of becoming an independent organisation with charitable status (2002-2022), we asked PML people why they enjoy working at PML and what makes it special –
Interviews will be held on 21 September 2022 

Grants Assistant (Post Award)

Finance - UK Jobs

Short summary
 The position of Grants Assistant (Post Award) is a key role in the Grants team, forming part of the Financial Planning and Analytics function (FP&A) and managing the ~£140m Crick grant portfolio.
The Grants Assistant (Post Award) will process financial information into Workday, onboard new grants, and assist in processing new customer invoices, credit notes, ensuring that grant invoices and budgets are entered promptly whilst also ensuring that all invoices meet the governance requirements of the Crick and our external funders.
The role has a strong focus on processing and handling data and on building strong relationships with colleagues in the Science and other Operations teams through excellent communication, working collaboratively to resolve queries effectively and efficiently. Applicants do not need to be a full or part-qualified accountant, but must be able to work accurately and be a ‘self-starter’ able to work without constant supervision across a number of tasks.
Key Responsibilities
Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Support the Grant Managers in administration of a varied research grant portfolio.
Support the review of projects to monitor budgets, income and expenditure and ensure early identification of significant variances (budget under/overspends, ineligible costs, overhead recovery etc.)
Proactive triage of all Grant related queries, ensuring timely communication through to resolution
Support for the reconciliation of Projects to General Ledger statements extracted from Workday Financials.
Prepare interim and final claims for expenditure, working to tight deadlines where necessary
Set up of new grants and customer in Workday validating to Grant Award Letters, Contracts or Gift Agreements.
Set up and maintenance of project milestones in Workday, with responsibility for accurately recording these in line with Crick and Funder requirements
About us
The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.
An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.
The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.
The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply via our website.
The closing date for applications is 09/09/2022
All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

Research Nurse

Health & Medical - UK Jobs

Location: Hearts Milk Bank (Rothamsted Institute, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ) as well as Northwick Park, Brent and Harrow
Job Summary
The new Human Milk Science group at the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College London requires a full time Research Nurse. The position would suit an ambitious graduate with experience in clinically related research, who would be willing to learn a range of skills that support the establishment of a programme of implementation research into human milk banking.
Duties and Responsibilities
The postholderYou will provide support to a project entitled, “Maximising the public health impact of a human milk bank”. The post is funded by Imperial College London via Dr Natalie Shenker’s UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship. The work will involve the provision of support and research assistance a range of research studies. Principal responsibilities will include managing all processes associated with recruitment, consenting of participants, engagement of stakeholders, and conducting focus groups and interviews alongside surveys.
The candidateYou will be able to use existing skills, and ideally develop new skills through the course of their your post.
Essential Requirements
YouThe candidate should be a nurse or midwife, registered with the NMC, with experience in lactation support. Knowledge and experience related to the fields of human milk banking, in hospital and community care of new mothers would be helpful but not essential. Prior experience of implementation science approaches would also be helpful, but full training will be given.
Further Information
This position is full time and for a fixed term of 12 months in the first instance with possibility of renewal pending funding outcomes. Part time roles would be available to the right candidate.
This post is a Band 7 Agenda for Change post.
Salary: £40,057 – £45,839 per annum (plus London allowance up to 20% of salary up to maximum of £7,097 pro rata)
NMC qualification – You should hold a nursing qualification with registration at the NMC.
As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, at the appropriate level, will be required for the successful candidate.
Should you have any queries please contact – Dr Natalie Shenker – [email protected]
To apply, visit and search by the job reference MED03308.
Closing Date: 30th August 2022.

Graphic and Digital Design Assistant

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An exciting new position has been created for a Graphic and Digital Design Assistant at Wrexham Glyndwr University. Reporting to the Graphic and Digital Designer, and working closely with colleagues within the Marketing and Communications Team, the role will be responsible for supporting compliance with brand guidelines and the establishment of a clear, consistent visual identity for WGU . 
Our ideal candidate would be a creative individual looking to develop their career in Graphic and Digital Design, with passion for, and demonstrable skill in, bringing a brand to life visually across a range of digital and print media.  
The postholder will be expected to have high levels of expertise in using various design software packages and to be passionate about keeping up to date with trends and developments in design and photography. The role will be involved with a range of design tasks for marketing campaigns, corporate and internal communications which may from time to time also include shooting and editing video content.  
Welsh language skills are desirable for this role.
Informal enquiries to Antonia Jones – Head of Marketing and Communications –  [email protected] 
Further details:   Job Description     Organisational Chart  

Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need.  
We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

Receptionist (2 Part-Time Positions)

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The Faculty of Education is looking to recruit two part-time Receptionists to join its team. The Faculty is a vibrant environment with approximately 200 staff and 800 students, plus a large number of visitors and delegates.
As the first point of contact, these posts will play an essential role in welcoming staff, students and guests to the Faculty, maintaining a professional service and creating a good first impression.
The successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and the confidence to deal with a wide range of people, with the ability to work quickly and calmly under pressure. Experience of Microsoft Office packages is essential, alongside the ability to work both independently and in a team. Previous experience of working in a Receptionist role or in education environment would be advantageous. 
The two posts available are for a morning shift and an afternoon shift. Detailed information about the shifts can be found in the Further Particulars. The posts will be based at the Donald McIntyre Building, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge. Please ensure to make it clear in your application which position you wish to apply for (morning or afternoon), or if you would like to be considered for either.
For full details of the responsibilities of the post and the person specification, please see the further particulars.
Applications are particularly welcomed from candidates from a BME background, who are currently under-represented in the Faculty.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :
We hope to hold interviews during the week commencing 29 August 2022.
Informal enquiries about the post can be addressed to Patrick Boydell, Facilities Manager ([email protected]).
Please quote reference JR32215 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Law - UK Jobs

About the Job
Part Time: 0.5 FTE 
Fixed term for 24 months or upon the return of the post holder, whichever is sooner
Interview Date: 30 September 2022
The successful candidate will bring their teaching and research experience in the area of History of Crime and Criminology and be confident in exploring relevant philosophical perspectives. They should be able to contribute to our undergraduate and planned postgraduate offers. Teaching responsibilities will include core Criminology modules as well as providing opportunities to develop specialist areas in the curriculum. It is essential to have some experience of teaching in the HE sector. A PhD in Criminology or relevant cognate discipline, or near completion is desirable, as is an ongoing commitment to high quality research.
The successful candidate will;
Carry out teaching support activities, including marking, preparation, course monitoring, tutorial and dissertation supervision, course administration, curriculum development, module leadership.
Develop and maintain good relationships with practitioners and others, staff within the Criminology Subject Group and throughout the University.
Maintain and develop academic, professional, research and teaching skills by undertaking appropriate professional updating and staff development to support high quality teaching, curriculum development and research.
Engage in scholarly activity and be committed to the development of a research and publication profile and to agree appropriate research and enterprise objectives in order to contribute to the research and enterprise aims of the Faculty.
Promote the Criminology Subject Group portfolio within the University and externally; support related marketing and public relations activities.
About You 
Demonstrates comprehensive understanding on historical aspects on crime and justice. 
Experience, knowledge and skills around philosophical perspectives on criminology.
Recent course or placement delivery experience within criminology or other social science education.
An understanding of and experience in criminological research with commitment to undertaking research.
Degree qualification or equivalent in relevant subject.
Master’s degree in relevant subject.
Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale.
Doctorate in relevant subject, completed or within 12 months of completion.
Knowledge of historical perspectives on crime and punishment.

Right to Work
All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.
The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion.
This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected by our activities.
Together @ UON confirms our commitment to equality and inclusion, underpinned by our belief in taking action. We are dedicated to creating an environment that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity.
Together @ UON demonstrates our pledge to our staff, students and partners to nurture and develop an environment where equality and inclusion can thrive whilst we Transform Lives and Inspire Change.
To find out more, please visit: 

Research Support Advisor

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The Cambridge Research Office is looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. This is a finance administration role providing support for departments in the management of their research grants.
Our team is responsible for providing expert advice and guidance and for financially administering external research funding, on behalf of academics and Departments within the University’s Schools.
The role provides an excellent opportunity to develop a career in the area of research administration.
Your key responsibilities will be:
Providing procedural and financial advice and guidance to academic and departmental staff on a range of financial administration matters.
Setting up and monitoring research grant budgets against expenditure, you will be able to demonstrate excellent numeracy, communications and organisational skills and a positive, customer oriented approach.
The role holder will be part of a diverse team, working within a busy office environment, so you must be able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines. Proficiency in using Windows based packages is essential. Knowledge of Oracle Financials and experience in finance administration would be advantageous.
We have a number of opportunities available on a permanent basis.
The University of Cambridge is committed to supporting our staff to thrive both professionally and personally. Our Cambridge Works programme aims to support our staff to achieve a better work/life balance, whilst retaining the positive aspects of our unique in-person environment and culture. The Research Office has embraced hybrid working and we are currently trialling in-person working within teams two days a week from Greenwich House. This arrangement is currently temporary. Some roles may require additional onsite working according to business need and this is subject to discussion with the recruiting manager
We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :
Closing Date 4th September 2022
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact [email protected] 
Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be scheduled shortly after the application closing date and will be conducted remotely via MS Team
Please quote reference EW29834 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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