Research Grant and Contracts Assistant P/T

University of Reading - Research and Enterprise Services

The job purpose is to provide a range of office and systems support activities to the main functions of Research and Enterprise Services (RES) in order to ensure smooth operational efficiency. In particular, this will involve being involved in the transition of research grants and contracts from RES to Finance and creating, updating and maintaining records and attributes within our pre-award database as well as providing website and information support.

You will have:

  • Excellent computer skills with office IT and experience in the use of databases.
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience in working in an office administrative environment including data entry and electronic filing.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Informal contact details
Contact role: Office Manager
Contact name: Sarah Glanville
Contact phone: 0118037808628
Contact email:

Interview date: 21st September 2017

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by the UK Border Agency and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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