Grant Co-ordinator (Permanent)

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Applications are invited for a full-time grant co-ordinator to support the management of the Department's European Research Council (ERC) grants and any other grants that are relevant to the Department. The post holder will report to the Department's Finance Manager and will also liaise directly with the project Principal Investigators.

The post holder will be responsible for the administration required by the ERC grants and other grants (e.g. timesheets for all staff on the grant) as well as a wide variety of grant activities, for example, assisting with recruitment and collaboration visits, maintaining websites, monitoring publications and organising conferences/workshops. The postholder will be expected to work closely with others in the Department's administration team as well as with the staff and students working on the grants.

The successful candidate should be educated to at least A level standard or equivalent standard/NVQ level 3 or equivalent level of practical experience, as well as having experience working in an administrative role. They should have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills together with excellent IT skills including familiarity with databases, spreadsheets, and web-editing software. They should be able to demonstrate knowledge of facts, principles, processes, and general concepts related to grant coordination.

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Please indicate the contact details of two professional referees on the online application form and ensure that at least one of your referees is contactable at any time during the selection process, and is made aware that they will be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System, and please encourage them to do so promptly.

In the Suitability for the Role section, please indicate how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria as described in the Further Particulars.

Interviews are expected to be held during the week beginning 11 December 2023.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact

Please quote reference LF39312 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. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Department.

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

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