Research Grants Co-ordinator

Queen's University Belfast


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    £25,000 - £35,000

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The Finance Directorate at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to recruit a talented Research Grant Co-ordinator.

Reporting to the Research Finance Accountant / Supervisor the post holder will have responsibility for the coordination and financial administration of a number of complex, high-value, multi-partner research grants. The post-holder will be required to work closely with a range of staff within the University including the Principal Investigator and School management team. In addition, the post-holder will be the key contact between the Research Finance Office and external parties including the Funding body and grant partners. The post-holder will also have an important role in providing dedicated finance advice and support to the grant consortium.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:

Academic and/or vocational qualifications i.e. NVQ Level 3, A levels in relevant subject (or equivalent) OR have significant relevant experience

  • Substantial recent relevant experience in a predominately finance environment or in a predominantly finance role.
  • Experience in the financial co-ordination of complex high value grants.
  • Experience in the production and use of complex spreadsheets.
  • Experience of working with large, integrated financial information systems.
  • Experience of preparing complex claims for funding, facilitating audits and assisting with financial forecasting.
  • Experience of dealing with external Funders, academics and collaborating organisations.

Please note the above is not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria visit our website.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion please visit our website.

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Research Grants Co-ordinator

  • Belfast
  • Salary: £25,000 - £35,000
  • Closing: Today

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