Research Operations Administrator

University College London - Institute of Education

The Institute of Education Research Operations Team provides administration and support for a diverse range of funded research activity undertaken by academic staff based within the Institute of Education in line with our mission in leading education and social research. We work with a wide range of funding bodies, covering research councils, national and international charitable organisations, central government, local authorities, private sector commercial organisations and the European Union.

You will work as part of a team of research administrators, providing comprehensive administration support for funded research activity across the Institute of Education (IOE). The role will be responsible for supporting research activity undertaken in one of the academic departments; this can be supporting an entire department or working in collaboration with another research administrator to support a large academic department. This includes preparing budgets to support research funding applications, and providing budget management support.

There are two posts; one full time and one part time (0.6 FTE, 21.9 hours per week). Candidates will need to state in their application which position they are applying for.

Applicants must be highly numerate and have experience of using financial systems, databases and spreadsheets. They must have strong organisational skills, time management and a proven record of meeting deadlines and working in a pressured environment. They will have excellent written and verbal communication skills to enable them to work proactively with academic staff and central University support departments. Previous experience of preparing costing's to support external funding applications, and management of budgets is essential.

Experience of working in a similar environment is essential.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

For further details about this post please email Loleta Fahad (

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: 20 November 2017

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

This position does not meet the resident labour market test under UK Visas and Immigration rules and therefore UCL would be unable to obtain the right to work for non-EEA nationals whose employment would require a Tier 2 visa.

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