Finance/Research Grants Administrator

University of Cambridge - Department of Public Health and Primary Care

Applications are invited for the post of Research Grants Administrator to assist with all account activities within the Department of Public Health and Primary Care.

The post holder will provide administrative and clerical support to senior colleagues in applying for the research funding through every stage of the process, from initial enquiry through to final financial reporting and billing and will have responsibility for particular groups within the department.

S/he will produce some financial management reports as necessary for both internal and external purposes, and will disseminate funding and other relevant information to the Department.

Applicants should have a good general education, to include GCSE English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent qualifications or experience.  The post-holder must possess excellent IT skills, to include the use of Microsoft Office programmes (word, Access and Excel) with particular emphasis in Excel.  They should have good interpersonal and communication skills, and a flexible and positive attitude.  Administrative and/or finance experience is essential.

Knowledge of research grants and experience of University Financial System (UFS) would be highly desirable as will any management accounts experience.

This position is full-time.

The funds for this post are available until 30th April 2018

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Taryn Miller - e-mail 01223 748610

Location - Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN

Interview Date: 4th November 2016

Please quote reference RH10279 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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

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