Research Grants Coordinator (Cross School Initiatives Hub)

University of Cambridge
March 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Research Grants Coordinator (Cross School Initiatives Hub)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

Are you an experienced Research Grants Coordinator looking for a new challenge? The Cross School Initiative Hub is a new team providing a range a professional services support to key academic programmes within the University's Academic Division.

In this exciting new role, you will work across the Universities key academic programmes, leading the administrative support for research grant funding, whilst ensuring University policies and procedures are followed.

Working alongside professional staff within all programmes, you will bring together existing support staff in the programmes and provide a range of advice and expertise to the programmes and deliver a high quality, responsive service.

The Role

You will cover a full range of services including, support to those who are applying or considering applying for research grant funding and expertise on financial reporting. You will be required to develop systems and processes as necessary to ensure they remain effective and fit for purpose.

Working alongside academic and professional services staff this is an opportunity to build resilience and create a high quality and responsive service for the University's high profile academic programmes.

You will be a key member of the new team, reporting to the Cross School Initiatives Hub Manager, working closely with the Finance Manager and colleagues in the Research Office.


The University is supportive of hybrid working, where some work is undertaken on University premises and some in a remote working environment. The aim of our approach is to enable as many staff as possible to work in a hybrid way if they wish and where their role allows. The role requires some days per week onsite (exact days to be negotiated).

Closing Date: Sunday 17th March 2024

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

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

Questions about the application process should be addressed to Lauren Taylor, HR Coordinator at [email protected]

Please quote reference AK40469 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.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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  • Department/Location

    Academic Division, Central Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    9 February 2024

    Closing date

    17 March 2024

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