Senior Faculty Research and Innovation Administrator (Resourcing)

University of Leeds - Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures

Do you possess significant experience of providing research support in a funding environment? Do you have an interest in providing high quality, customer-focused, cradle to grave research support to a vibrant, cross-disciplinary research Faculty, contributing to its strategic objectives and research culture? Are you an effective team leader, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people?

We are looking for a proactive, self-motivated Senior Research and Innovation Administrator to work as a key member of our Faculty Research and Innovation team. You will work closely with the Faculty Research and Innovation Manager (FRIM) and Senior Faculty Research and Innovation Administrator (SFRIA) (Systems and Governance) to support and encourage research and innovation activity within the Faculty. You will provide an effective and efficient pre- and post- award support service to academic staff, ensuring effective financial management, evaluation and reporting of the Faculty’s portfolio of funded projects, taking particular responsibility for the core processes relating to bid submission and post award activity for research and innovation funding.

With substantial experience of providing research support in a funding environment (including a proven track record in financial and risk management), you will be highly numerate with excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. You will possess a broad experience of stakeholder management alongside robust analytical skills. A strong understanding of the challenges of working within the Higher Education sector and particular experience of the funding landscape for Arts and Humanities are desirable.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Elizabeth Smith, Faculty Research and Innovation Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 8463, email:

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