Senior Research Administrator (Post-Award)

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Are you hard working, enthusiastic and thrive in challenging but rewarding environments? Do you have significant research administrative experience? Do you want to join a team that is committed to supporting the strategic objectives and world class research of the Faculty of Environment? 

We are looking for a confident, professional and proactive individual to provide high quality, customer focussed research support to the Faculty of Environment. Working closely with the Deputy Faculty Research Manager & Faculty Research Manager (DFRM & FRM) to provide expert knowledge in all aspects of grant management and financial administration in line with University and research funder rules and regulations.   You will make a valuable and significant contribution to the team collaborating with both the Pre-Award and Mobilisation teams. You will have the exciting opportunity to provide an expert service in preparation and submission of claims, high volume transactional activity and audit compliance. With strong management skills you will lead and develop the Post-Award team.  You will shape the administration of grants to fit the needs of Schools within the Faculty and develop working practices and procedures that support the world class research of the Faculty. 

With significant research administrative experience in a busy, customer focussed environment, you will bring excellent organisation, communication and negotiation skills supported by considerable experience of financial systems and procedures, the ability to problem solve and line management experience.

What we offer in return

  • 25 days holiday plus 15.5 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s over 40 days a year!
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

John Carney, Faculty Research Manager



Emma Seymour, Deputy Faculty Research Manager


Please note you may be required to work on campus in this role. If you require any further information please contact the hiring manager.

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