Grants and Finance Manager

University of Oxford
May 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585-£54,395
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Contract Type:Permanent
Working Time:Full time
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Grants and Finance Manager

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building, Biochemistry Department, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QU

Grants and Finance Manager

Department of Biochemistry


Salary (£) : £45,585-£54,395 per annum

Location: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building, Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

About the role

The Department of Biochemistry is seeking an experienced professional for the new post of Grants and Finance Manager (GFM). This is a senior position carrying responsibility for the delivery of a comprehensive and high-quality service, contributing to the development of research-related strategy, policies, and procedures in Biochemistry, and developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders including the Medical Sciences Division.

You will play a significant role in ensuring that the information and processes vital to research grants are maintained and developed at the highest level. You will provide effective and timely research grants support and advice to researchers, support staff and students, whilst facilitating changes to existing services and the development of new research grant-related activities or opportunities.

This is a full-time permanent post.

The actual starting salary offered will be based on qualifications and relevant skills acquired and will also be determined by the funding available.

What We Offer

Your happiness and wellbeing at work matters to us, so we offer a range of family friendly and financial benefits including:

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

The University also runs an enormous amount of social groups and sports clubs for those looking for more than just a great place to work.

About you

We are looking for an experienced manager with a strong focus on service delivery, who can manage a varied workload with competing demands. You will be organised, possess good interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively, delegate and prioritize workload.

You will be educated to at least degree standard or an equivalent combination of training and experience, including CCAB accounting qualification or equivalent.

Significant experience and knowledge in research grants administration, along with staff management and strong IT skills experience is required. Prioritizing deadlines, and an ability to organize work time efficiently is also important. You should also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and able to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders. Working as part of a team as well as being able to work independently and unsupervised is also a requirement of the role.

Application Process

You will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online

Only applications received before noon Friday 31st May 2024 can be considered, with interviews for shortlisted candidates to be held as soon as possible thereafter.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

Contact Person : HR Officer Vacancy ID : 172855 Contact Phone : 08165 13205 Closing Date & Time : Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £45,585 - £54,395

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