Deputy Head of Research Funding

£38000 - £42000 per annum
08 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Katie Corfield
Job Discipline
Market Research
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
This organisation is looking for a Deputy Head of Research Funding to join their well-established team in central London.

Client Details

This organisation is a well-established institution that is a household name in the UK. They are looking for someone to come on-board and manage and develop a team of research funding staff and have an overview of the full range of the research awards portfolio of grants.


Key Responsibilities:

* Responsibility for managing the funding to one of the institute's biggest programmes, including monitoring progress and spend against objectives as well as report delivery
* To be responsible for monitoring and evaluation, including a focus on diversity and equal opportunities
* Lead responsibility for relevant events and training workshops related to research awards in the team's portfolio, including a showcase event
* Manage the provision of information related to research funding programmes in the design and dissemination of promotional and marketing material
* Oversee the annual post-award survey of past award-holders, and provide support to deliver the reporting requirements for non-governmental funders, in liaison with the Development Team.
* Take lead responsibility for the checking and export of payments from the on-line grant application system
* Liaise with a variety of internal stakeholders
* Deliver informal presentations when required


Person Specification:

* At least an undergraduate qualification
* Previous experience of managing a team
* Experience of grant administration or research in higher education
* Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
* Excellent written and numerical skills
* An aptitude for problem solving
* Excellent presentation skills
* Ability to work to tight deadlines and deliver under pressure

Job Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary of between £38,000-£42,000, depending on experience.

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