Research Grant Administrator [Temporary Cover] (Part Time)

University of Cambridge
July 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Contract Type:fixed-term for one y
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Research Grant Administrator Temporary Cover (Part Time)

The Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute is seeking a part time (0.5 FTE) Research Grants Administrator to compliment the Finance team. In this role you will provide the Institute with excellent financial grants administrative support to maximise research income from a wide range of sources. You will be the primary contact within the Institute in relation to grant applications from external partners, sponsors, Research Group Leaders and the University.

The Institute is internationally renowned for its research into developmental biology and cancer and has been in existence for more than 25 years. With core funding from Wellcome and Cancer Research UK, the Institute is a friendly, vibrant and exciting place to work. There are around 250 people in its self- contained building, comprising 12 research group leaders, 200 scientific staff including PhD students, and 50 support staff.

Key responsibilities include coordinating the financial support process for grant applications, advising on costs, and ensuring applications are submitted in time, often to tight deadlines. You will also be responsible for providing budget forecasts of grant expenditure during the lifetime of the grants. We are seeking a highly motivated, organised individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a keen eye for detail.

Training will be provided on the University's grant costing tool and financial administration systems.

The post is available from the 1st of September 2024.

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term for one year or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time, hybrid working, or other flexible working arrangements.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact [email protected].

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Please quote reference PR41581 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.

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    Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute


    £29,605-£33,966 pro rata




    Assistant staff


    23 May 2024

    Closing date

    7 July 2024

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