Research Grants Assistant

University of Cambridge
February 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742-£29,605
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Research Grants Assistant

The Department of Biochemistry is seeking an enthusiastic Research Grants Assistant to join its very busy research grant team.

The role is to administer the end to end support for a portfolio of grants, working closely with grant holders, funders and internal University offices. Specifically, the main responsibilities include interrogating and using the University Finance System to process grant transactions; reviewing and approving expense claims; monitoring grant budgets on a monthly basis; producing budget expenditure analyses and staff forecasting information.

The ideal candidate will be used to working in a busy environment whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy. Previous experience of working in a financial and/or a research grant administration role, using computerised financial accounting systems and spreadsheets is desirable. However, we are keen to receive applications from candidates who have strong computing and communication skills with a willingness to learn the many aspects of Research Grants administration.

This position open ended, with limited funding. Funds are available for 3 years in the first instance.

This is an ideal opportunity to build on you knowledge and skills in the area of Research Grants Administration and to achieve this you will be fully supported to attend all the available internal training courses in this key function.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries can be sent to Debbie Canham: [email protected]

For any questions about this vacancy or the application process please contact: [email protected]

Please quote reference PH40252 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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    Department of Biochemistry, Central Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    26 January 2024

    Closing date

    18 February 2024

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