Grants Manager

The Francis Crick Institute

Contract: Fixed-term, 4 Years

Short Summary

An exciting opportunity to be part of a pioneering biomedical research institute, dedicated to innovation and science.  We are looking for a highly organised, adaptable, proactive and experienced Grants Manager to join our team. To be able to take on this position, you will be articulate, have excellent time management skills and able to confidently liaise with colleagues at all levels. This is a crucial role to provide support to the Grants Management Team, as well as opportunities to get involved in other varied activities.


The Grants Manager role at the Crick reports to the Head of Grants Management. The Grants Manager provides support as required to the Senior Grants Managers in all aspects of external contract administration and those Crick staff associated with the development of proposals and finance staff following activation of awards. Where appropriate, the Grants Manager will also liaise with external funding bodies and HEI colleagues in all aspects of grant administration.  In addition to day-to-day grants management tasks, this role will also oversee the financial post-award management of a large scale, multi-partner, international fellowship scheme hosted by the Crick.

About us

The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.

An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.

The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.

The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.

The closing date for applications is 22 February 2018 at 23:30.

All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

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