£27,924 – £37,467 per annum
Fixed term until 31 March 2024
This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Officer to join the UKRI GCRF South-South Migration, Inequality and Development Hub (MIDEQ) based at Coventry University’s Centre for Trust Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University at a critical point in the life-cycle of this five year project.
The Project Officer will be part of the dedicated MIDEQ Operations Team who support the day to day management of this global research project. Reporting to the Programme Manager the role will involve working with UK and oversees partners, project risk and issue management and contributing to reporting and monitoring activities as well as additional delivery activitites as required. The Project Officer will also be required to work in close collaboration with the Research Finance and Compliance Team to ensure the financial management of the project is closely and accurately monitored.
The Project Officer will have relevant experience of working on collaborative funded research projects. They will have experience of working on projects in either the public or private sectors with a working knowledge of project management principles and experience of managing and coordinating project finances. Knowledge of research funders would be advantageous, but not essential. The post-holder will have excellent interpersonal, communication, IT and processing skills with an ability to manage a varied workload and work on their own initiative.
Some international travel may be required in order to fulfil the duties of this role.
About the programme
The Global Challenges Research Fund is a £1.5 billion UK Government fund and a key component in the delivery of the UK Aid Strategy, tackling global challenges in the national interest. Coventry University’s Professor Heaven Crawley has been awarded funding for the GCRF South-South Migration, Inequality and Development Hub to create a network of research and delivery partners from 12 countries constituting six Global South-South migration ‘corridors’ between which there is significant migration of people, resources and knowledge.
The Hub’s overarching objective is to establish an interdisciplinary, evidence-based understanding of the multidimensional relationships between migration, inequality and development to support the work of policy makers, international organisations, donors and local communities worldwide. For more information on the MIDEQ Hub and its work and partners please see: www.mideq.org
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Eleanor Davis, Research Delivery Support Partner at [email protected]
Closing date: 8/07/22
Interviews will be held mid to end of July.
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