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Grant Coordinator

Department
Research and Enterprise
Department Intro ID
3807
Department About ID
3759
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full or part-time (see job details)
Contract status
Open
Salary
32,817- 40,322 a year
Posted Date
04/09/2019
Apply by
18/09/2019
Job Reference
7980
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Role Description

Research & Enterprise                  

The Research & Enterprise Directorate supports academic staff and departments to undertake world-leading research and to disseminate the knowledge created to external stakeholders for the benefit of society. 

Role

York is a research-intensive university committed to strengthening our position as one of the world's premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research.

We have a vacancy in our Research Grants and Contracts team for a Research Grants Coordinator. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team and contribute to the success of the University of York. The role will enable you to develop a sound understanding of research administration, including financial monitoring. You will contribute towards service improvements and excellent customer service. You will have good analytical and numerical skills, be methodical, organised and have a high standard of accuracy.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to:-

Emma Montgomery Research Grants and Contracts Operations Manager

emma.montgomery@york.ac.uk : 01904 324208

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • High level computing skills, ability to utilise standard (Microsoft) software packages and adapt to bespoke systems, particularly those with financial bias
  • Excellent communication and numerical skills, showing confidence and meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a large team, prioritising work and responding flexibly to achieve deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate and bring a high level of organisational and project management skills to a highly diversified and complicated portfolio of research projects
  • Ability to identify practical solutions to multi-faceted issues and able to explain these in non-technical terms to other members of staff, escalating internally and externally to relevant stakeholders as required
  • Experience of working in a large complex organisation
  • Proactive and keen to initiate improvement plans
  • Excellent attitude towards delivering high level customer service
  • High level of organisational and project management skills
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience
  • Good maths GCSE
  • Accounting or business qualification (desirable)
  • Knowledge of academic research processes and issues
  • Knowledge of the requirements of major sponsors of research activity in the HE sector or similar environment

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

      Athena Swan Bronze               

A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork

 

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